June 2014

Dave's Jungle

01/06/2014 - Malahide Castle - Walled Gardens

Dave's Jungle)

Bring out your WILD side and visit Dave and his bunch of facinating friends!

Get up close and personal with some of nature's most beautiful creatures.

Dave's Jungle will be in Malahide Castle's walled garden from 12noon-4pm on Sunday 1st June. Come and enjoy a great family event for all the family.

Suitable for all ages, boys and girls and adults too! If the weather is good, pack a picnic or pick up a selection of great food from the foodhall in Avoca and enjoy our beautiful gardens. Normal garden ticket prices apply to enjoy this fantastic event!

Garden ticket prices apply: Adult €7, child €3.50, Family from €17 ( 2 adults & up to 2 children)

Crime writing workshop with Arlene Hunt

21/06/2014 - La Sirena, 10am to 1pm

Crime writing workshop with Arlene Hunt)

Something Wicked presents Arlene Hunt in La Sirena, Marine Court Centre, The Green, Malahide, on Saturday June 21st 10am to 1pm.  

Are you interested in learning the tricks of the trade from Arlene Hunt, the unique, award-winning and eight times published Irish crime writer? Arlene Hunt will deliver a crime-writing master class in the stylish sea-front restaurant of La Sirena, Malahide. This is a half day event from 10am to 1pm and will cost €10.

There will be a subsequent Q&A session over lunch from 1pm to 2pm and participants can attend both the workshop and lunch for €18. Something Wicked is a Malahide-based arts organisation that is currently organising a series of cultural events focused on crime fiction.

Arlene’s first novel, Vicious Circle, was published in 2004 to much acclaim, a pattern which continued through her five John and Sarah QuicK Investigations books, to the more recently published The Chosen (2011) and The Outsider (2013).

For further information contact Dara Lawlor on M: 086-7950638 or E: or Fiona Byrne on M: 086-6029294 or E: . You may also visit our website on

“Arlene Hunt may just be the best female crime writer to have emerged from these islands in recent years.” – John Connolly

The Barren Carrousel

22/06/2014 - Malahide Castle and Gardens´╗┐, 12 noon & 3pm

The Barren Carrousel will be performing their amazing acrobatic show 'SQUASH!' on the West Lawn at Malahide Castle and Gardens´╗┐ on Sunday 22nd June at 12 noon & 3pm. Tickets can be purchased from the admission desk in the visitor centre on the day. Adults €7, child €3.50 and family tickets from €17! Pack a picnic and make a day of it!!