Opening Times

The Douglas Hyde Centre is open daily by appointment only by contacting the curator, Mrs. Deirdre O'Gara on 094 9870016/ 087 7823751 or at

School Tours/Turais Scoile

Graded work sheets are available for schoolchildren of all ages, Teachers interested in visiting are asked to book in advance where possible.


The interpretative Centre is accessible to people with disabilities. Ample parking for coaches and cars is provided and there is a picnic area in Gairdín an Chraoibhín.

The Into the West restaurant is situated across the road and is open from 10am to 10pm Monday to Saturday and 12.00 noon to 9pm on Sundays. Coach tours welcome. Tel. (094) 9870391.

Free Admission/Costas Iontrála

Free Admission to all. Donations are very welcome as they ensure the continued survival of the centre. Why not visit King House, Boyle next?