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Restoration and Reinstatement of Phoenix Park Gates

Thursday, 7th March 2019 Background In preparation for the Final Mass for the World Meeting of Families 2018, a number of gates in the Phoenix Park were removed for health and safety reasons so as to ensure the safe and free movement of people and vehicles before and...

OPW promises a ‘Buzzing Time’ at the Honey Show

The Office of Public Works (OPW) is delighted to announce that the Annual Phoenix Park Honey Show, in association with the Federation of Irish Bee Keepers Associations (F.I.B.K.A.) will take place on Sunday, 9 September 2018 from 11am in the Phoenix Park Visitor...

Ed Sheeran Concerts Information

Ed Sheeran’s Irish tour kicks comes to Dublin’s Phoenix Park on Wednesday 16th, Friday 18th & Saturday 19th May 2018. LATEST INFORMATION FROM AIKEN PROMOTIONS Dublin Concert Information (PDF) Dublin Information and Traffic Management Plan (PDF) Download the Ed...

Chesterfield Avenue Partial Closure at Weekends During 2018

In order to continue to achieve the environmental and recreational objectives of the Phoenix Park Conservation Management Plan, a portion of Chesterfield Avenue, from the Phoenix Monument to the Mountjoy Roundabout, will be closed at weekends to vehicular traffic from...

2017 Christmas at the Phoenix Park Visitor Centre

  With the start of the 2017 Christmas season upon us why not join us at the Phoenix Park Visitor Centre every weekend starting from this Saturday, 2nd December 2017 up to and including Sunday, 17th December 2017 On Saturday 2nd a live crib supplied by AgriAware...

Great Pink Run 2017

  Thank you, most sincerely, for your support of this years Great Pink Run in the Phoenix Park! As you know we had a fantastic turnout for both Dublin and Kilkenny with over 7000 particpants, men women and children coming out to support us in what can only be...

The Phoenix Park Honey Show 2017

The Annual Phoenix Park Honey Show was held yesterday, and was a great success. Did you know that a bee’s wings beat 190 times a second; that’s 11,400 times a minute? Did you know that Ireland has 98 bee species: 1 honeybee, 20 bumble bees and 77 solitary bees? Did...

It’s a Park’s Life!

Catch up on the Player here! For the first time in Irish broadcasting history a landmark six part observational series It’s a Park’s Lifereveals the inner workings of Europe’s largest city park through the eyes of those that live in, work in and love the park. Like a...

Chesterfield Avenue Partial Closure at Weekends During 2017

In order to continue to achieve the environmental and recreational objectives of the Phoenix Park Conservation Management Plan, a portion of Chesterfield Avenue, from the Phoenix Monument to the Mountjoy Roundabout, will be closed at weekends to vehicular traffic from...

Northern Ireland Heritage Gardens Trust 2017 Conference

Historic Gardens – Restore, Preserve or Conserve - Making Choice Conservation & Reconstruction Retaining the historic integrity of our significant heritage parks and gardens is essential in their ongoing management and conservation. This necessitates a...

The Grove of Nations Park

Representatives from the Diplomatic Corps today, 19th June, attended a tree-planting ceremony to launch the Grove of Nations at Farmleigh House. The Park is an intiative for the Embassies of Ireland to come together and plant trees in the grounds of Farmleigh Estate...

Every Day I Pinch Myself

The OPW's Robbie Norris explains why being Head Gardener at Áras an Uachtaráin is his dream job.

OPW Welcomes Seven Green Flag Awards for OPW National Historic Parks

The Office of Public Works (OPW) welcomes the news of seven OPW parks being awarded the Green Flag Award for 2017. St. Stephen's Green Park, Castletown Demesne, Derrynane Historic Park, Garinish Island, Grangegorman Military Cemetery, the Irish National War Memorial...