Richmond Barracks

Exploring local history with the children of Dublin

My name is Dervilia Roche and I have been working as Dublin’s Historian-in-Residence for Children since September 2020.

24 July 2021

Meet our new Dancer in Residence: Aoife McAtamney

Earlier this year, Richmond Barracks welcomed our very own Dancer in Residence – Aoife McAtamney!

22 June 2021

Fun facts about the summer solstice

Fun facts about the summer solstice with Dervilia Roche, Historian-in-Residence for Children.

21 June 2021

Meet our new Eco-Gardener in Residence

Earlier this year, Richmond Barracks welcomed our very own Eco-Gardener in Residence – Polly Rowley-Sams!

24 May 2021

Discovering local history with the Historian-in-Residence for Children

Over the past few weeks, the children of Dublin have been sharing their local history with me.

20 April 2021

Meet Beekeeper Joan

Did you know that Richmond Barracks is home to two bee hives?

18 March 2021

Making Winter Lights magic with the Over 55s Movement Class

Choreographer Aoife McAtamney and the Over 55s Movement Class in Richmond Barracks created a dance that formed the basis for the Winter Lights display on the Samuel Beckett Bridge this December. 

08 December 2020

A Walk shortlisted for an IDI 2020 award

Artist Joanne Byrne, designer of A Walk, has been shortlisted for the 2020 IDI Irish Design Awards in the Structure and Spaces category.

08 October 2020

Welcoming the city’s first Historian-in-Residence for Children

Launch of Dublin’s first ever Historian-in-Residence for Children.

20 August 2020

The Lord Mayor meets the bees

On a cool July morning, the rain is threatening the skies in true Irish summer fashion.

29 July 2020

A Walk selected for the 100 Archive 2019

'A Walk' has been selected as one of the design projects for The 100 Archive 2019.

08 June 2020

From Richmond Barracks soldier to Irish revolutionary

Richmond Barracks is delighted to welcome historian Donal Fallon to write a series of blog posts about the building and its rich history.

04 June 2020