Cathal Brugha Barracks

Get unique access to one of the Defence Forces’ largest military barracks situated in the heart of Rathmines since 1815. See the HQ of the Defence Forces’ 2 Brigade, National Military Archives, the Defence Forces School of Music, and a visitor’s centre with memorabilia from 1916-1922.

This year, discover the barracks for yourself with cultural talks that unravel some of the secrets from archives or uncover the beautiful stained glass windows in the garrison church created be Evie Hone; as well as military bands; poetry readings; pipers; military demonstration; ukulele band and the launch of a site specific installation by our Artist in Residence Margaret Fitzgibbon.

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Time: 5pm - 9pm

Address: Military Rd, Rathmines, Dublin 6

Phone: 01 804 6360