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Richmond Barracks – Covid-19 Update

Last updated: 22 November 2021

We’re delighted to announce that Richmond Barracks is now open. The library is open on a browse and borrow basis (you can find opening hours and full details here) and a limited number of in person events will continue to run alongside our online offerings. 

We will continue to operate with the following health and safety measures in place to ensure the safety of our visitors and staff: 

For people attending our in person indoor  events:

  • All visitors attending indoor events and activities at Richmond Barracks will be required to bring proof of Covid-19 vaccination or immunity  and matching photo ID on arrival at the building.Further info on accepted forms of proof of immunity can be found here:
  • All visitors will be required to wear a face mask for the duration of their visit.
  • Hand-sanitizing stations are available throughout the building.
  • If you are feeling unwell on the day of your visit we would ask that you stay at home for your own safety and that of our staff and other visitors. Any visitors unable to visit due to illness can contact us to rearrange their booking.

Please do not hesitate to contact us at or 01 524 2532

We look forward to seeing you soon.


How to find us.

Our programme continues

We’re delighted to announce that both of our Walking Tours have resumed. Find out more here.

During this time, the rest of our programme at Richmond Barracks (Culture Connects @Richmond Barracks) will continue to run online, with a handful of in-person events also taking place. There is an exciting programme of talks, workshops and classes planned for the months ahead. Find out what’s happening here.

For all the latest news and updates on our programmes and activities please keep an eye on the website, follow us on social media, or sign up to our newsletter for monthly updates. 

About Us

Richmond Barracks is a building of historical importance located in Inchicore. It is home to a library, garden, cafe and Culture Connects, a programme of cultural activities that celebrate the experiences and interests of the local communities and people.

Culture Connects is a year-round programme that invites people in Dublin to try out new things. We offer ways for people to make and create together, to share ideas, and connect through culture and conversation.

Culture Connects is made by Dublin City Council Culture Company.

Richmond Barracks is owned by Dublin City Council and run by Dublin City Council Culture company. For more information on our tours and programmes contact

If you have any questions please contact our team at or on 01 524 2532


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Opening Hours

We’re delighted to announce that both of our Walking Tours have returned and the building is now reopen.