Open House 2009
09 - 10 October 2009
Houses of the Oireachtas will once again take part in ‘Open House
Dublin’. Leinster House was originally designed by Richard Castle for James
Fitzgerald, 20th Earl of Kildare and Duke of Leinster. The house was purchased
by the Dublin Society (now RDS) in 1815 and became a centre for cultural
development. The third Dáil met there in September 1922 and since then it has
been the seat of the Oireachtas, the Parliament of Ireland.
Visitors will have an opportunity to tour the corridors of Leinster House and
also visit both the Dáil and Seanad Chambers. Please note that this is a
will be via the Kildare Street Gate.
This event will be run in Leinster House over two days, with tours commencing
Friday 11.00 12.00 14.00 15.00 16.00
Saturday 11.00 12.00 14.00 15.00 16.00
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