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Would you like to volunteer with us here at the castle?  If so, please click on the link below.



Explorers Museum Film Festival 2015

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Join us for the second annual Explorers Museum Film Festival at beautiful Charleville Castle in picturesque Tullamore, Ireland, just a one-hour drive west of Dublin. Our theme this year is "Explorer Canada" featuring five new films showcasing the beauty of Canada's nature and people.  For tickets, CLICK HERE

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As part of Charleville Castle’s celebration of the 2nd Explorers Museum Film Festival, we will be hosting a Star Party at Charleville Castle on Saturday the 5th of September. Our good friends in Republic of Astronomy and KTEC Telescopes will be present on the night to help point out the constellations and planets to you. It is a family friendly event from 8pm until late. There will be a brief discussion before observing the night sky. Entry is just €5 per person and this includes one burger or hotdog on the night. We may even have a surprise guest or two! If you purchase a ticket for the Film Festival (Highly Recommended), this will also cover entry to the Star Party.
A small amount of telescopes will be available for anyone who doesn't have a telescope. If you have your own scope or binoculars please bring them along. Please dress for night time.  CLICK HERE

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Thank You!

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429804 290851627640292 176292832429506 809739 1615829756 nHi Everyone, 

Just wanted to drop a line to say many thanks for helping Charleville Castle facilitate a great Halloween Party, A Spook at Charleville and The Lithuanian Alternative Theatre Performance evening on Saturday and Sunday safely and enthusiastically.

Charleville Castle is also an Independant Arts and Culture Centre of the Midlands and it is important to help maintain positive collaborative multicultural relationships through fundraisers such as these - everyone enjoyed themselves alot and there were sooo many great costumes - thanks also to those who dressed up and added to the craic.

Hope you had fun and we will keep you all updated for future events/fundraisers - like The Irish Burning Man Decompression Party Fundraiser Saturday, November 19th!

Lots of Projects coming up, your help is appreciated!!

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altHello Castle friends..  As you may or may not know, we have lots of projects ongoing at Charleville Castle.  Most Notably, our "Raise the Roof" project, a big project where we hope to re-roof the chapel at Charleville Castle in the hope of ensuring it's survival.  

We have the materials but this material needs to be prepared and brought to the roof of the chapel and put in place.  It is a complex and detailed project but before that happens, we need to prepare our staging area and temporary project office. 

If you or someone you know is available and interested in giving your time and energies to our project, please let us know by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  and we can give you more info..

All hands on deck and all help is muchly appreciated!


A Spook at Charleville!

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Why not start off your Halloween celebrations with a spooky tour of Charleville Castle with interactive tales and activities...

From 2pm till 6pm on the hour at Charleville Castle, you can go on a History and Mystery tour. Learning of the history of Charleville Castle as told by the ghosts of the castle when the characters of the castle come alive for one day only.

Meet the count and countess from the castle, long since gone and the servants that once lived there will help you on your tour.
Ghostly Face Painting, Trick or Treats and old Halloween party games that would have been played back in their time.
Spooky Story telling in the dining room and much, much more.
Make sure you book your place early!

Limited to 20 people per group, running once an hour.
Only €6 per child (Adults Free)
Discounts for groups.

For more info email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 086-4070169  or click here for more info!

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