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Cuairt agus Cultúr Summer 2021


Cuairt agus Cultúr is a cultural programme run by dlr Libraries and dlr Arts Office in Residential Care settings for older people in the County. This is the fourth year that Cuairt agus Cultúr has run; in 2020 due to the pandemic the full programme of events moved online.

This year we will deliver a live programme to four nursing homes in the County: Dalkey Community Unit, Fern Dean, Ashbury and Four Ferns. The programme includes art, dance, storytelling, music and song. For further details please email

With thanks to Healthy Ireland for supporting this year's programme.

For more information on how to get involved and booking information please email or phone the Arts Office (01) 2362759 or Libraries (01) 2362700



The cultural programme in 2019 took place in Leopardstown Park Hospital, Simpson's Hospital, Dundrum, Our Lady's Manor, Dalkey, and Dalkey Community Unit for older persons. The programme was funded by Creative Ireland and ran during October and November 2019. 

The cultural programme included activities with Puca Puppets, Harpist Teresa O'Donnell, Artist Julie Merriman, Dance Theatre Ireland, Sound Textures (Helen Barry and Eamon Sweeney) and Gardening with David Murphy. Events were for residents, their families and friends, and staff of the nursing homes.

Cuairt agus Cultúr co-ordinator is Sheila Grace.

For more information please contact the Arts Office on (01) 236 2759