Marlay House

24 April - 14 June

Take a Free guided tour of this 18th Century country house. Hear the wonderful story of how the original 17th Century house called The Grange purchased in 1764, by David La Touche of French Huguenot origin, extended, and renamed Marlay.

Marlay was sold in 1864 to Robert Tedcastle, the well known Dublin coal merchant. The Tedcastle family lived at Marlay until 1925. In 1925 Philip Love (a market gardener, who at one time was the largest tomato producer in Ireland acquired the House.)

11am – 3pm Tours on the hour, 4 tours per day, last tour 2pm. Tour Duration: 60 minutes

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Marlay Park

Marlay Park is a 121 hectares (300 acres) suburban public park located in Rathfarnham in Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown, Ireland. Lying about nine kilometres (5.5 miles) from Dublin city centre. The parkland comprises woodlands, ponds and walks. Recreational spaces include a nine hole par three golf course (reopened in 2010 after redesign and rebuild), tennis courts, six football pitches, five GAA pitches a cricket pitch, two children’s playgrounds and a miniature railway

Dates: Monday 24th April 2017 - Wednesday 14th June 2017