Presentation on theme: "D ublin C astle Uaireanta Oscailte Ginearálta S eason Luan go Satharn Monday to Saturday 10.00am – 4.45pm Domhnach & Laethanta Saoire Poiblí Sundays &"— Presentation transcript:
D ublin C astle Uaireanta Oscailte Ginearálta S eason Luan go Satharn Monday to Saturday 10.00am – 4.45pm Domhnach & Laethanta Saoire Poiblí Sundays & Public Holidays 12.00pm – 4.45pm CEAD ISTEACH LE TURAS TREORAITHE AMHÁIN ACCESS BY GUIDED TOUR ONLY General Opening Hours Dublin Castle Christmas Season 2010 C hristmas is coming and to help you enter into the spirit of the season, why not join us at Dublin Castle. Entertainment has always been an integral part of Dublin Castles history and tradition. We have a whole host of activities that will appeal to all ages and tastes. We are delighted to be able to offer these musical interludes and theatrical treats free of charge to everyone. Spaces are limited for each of the events, so please be sure to book early to avoid disappointment. And remember that the State Apartments of Dublin Castle are also open daily for Guided Tours. We look forward to seeing you all in the coming weeks and wish you all the very best this Christmas Season. C hristmas Richard III 6 th – 11 th D ecember 2010 at 7.30pm T he C hapel R oyal Farewell Winston 12 th D ecember 2010 at 4pm T he S tate A partments A Christmas Carol 19 th D ecember 2010 at 4pm T he S tate A partments Tickets required for each event. Applications can be made by ing: Duo Tonos 13th D ecember 2010 at 1pm T he C hapel R oyal 2010
Richard III – William Shakespeare N ow is the winter of our discontent Fast + Loose present Shakespeare in the Castle – Richard III. In the Chapel Royal, on a dark winters night, witness the tale of the most ruthless King of England. Beastly, power-hungry and malicious, Richard will stop at nothing to be crowned King of England. Following the War of the Roses, Richard murders, betrays and seduces on his rise to power and cursed descent. Fresh from the success of Shakespeare in the Parks Twelfth Night in Fitzwilliam Square, Fast + Loose are back with Shakespeares ferocious thriller Richard III. This exciting new company, including an ensemble of 14 of Dublins top actors, take on one of the most notorious Shakespearean villains. Taking Dublin Castle by storm, Fast + Loose will be at the Chapel Royal from December 6 th – 11 th at 7.30pm nightly. Farewell Winston – A Rehearsed Reading Written by Cathal Courtney, directed by Denis Conway. Featuring Barry McGovern and Philip OSullivan. Ouroboros Theatre are proud to present a rehearsed reading of Cathal Courtneys new play, Farewell Winston. Its January 1965 and Irish President, Eamon De Valera has just heard that Winston Churchill is dying in London. De Valera knows the death will require an official response, but what is he to say? With Churchill running provocatively around his head, the aging De Valera struggles to write a fair and accurate summation of a political relationship that defined such a large portion of both mens careers. A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens Adapted by Cathal Courtney and narrated by Denis Conway. Ouroboros Theatre present A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens. Amidst the hustle and bustle of Christmas preparations, why not take some time out to enjoy this amusing and surprise laden retelling of Dickens timeless classic. For adults and children alike, this Ouroboros presentation is bound to put you in the mood for the festive season. Duo Tonos – presented by Music Network …among Irelands most vibrant and imaginative early music performers Irish Baroque group, Tonos, comprises of Róisín OGrady (Soprano) and Eamon Sweeney (Baroque Guitar). They specialise in the little-known repertoire for voice and guitar from seventeenth-century Europe. Tonos has recently given recitals in the National Concert Hall, the National Gallery of Ireland (broadcast in concert by RTÉ Lyric FM), Queens University in Belfast and the Royal Society of Arts in London. REMEMBER TO BOOK YOUR TICKETS Tickets required for each event. Applications can be made by ing: Please note that some times and dates may be subject to change for each event.