Your Say, Your Way - 2nd Sept 2017 - Free Workshops for Young People aged 13-18 yrs

July 31, 2017

Your Say, Your Way - Free Workshops for Young People aged 13-18 yrs
A Collaboration between Draíocht and Creative Ireland

SAT 02 SEPTEMBER 2017  // 10.30AM-4.30PM // FREE

Are you aged 13-18 Years?
Come to Draíocht Blanchardstown on Saturday 2nd September 2017 and try a FREE workshop of your choice to share YOUR thoughts about the arts with us!
Young people have something important to say and we want to hear it!

You can choose from one of these 4 Workshops:
Spoken Word with Colm Keegan
Stop Motion Lego With Create School
Dance With Philippa Donnellan
Cartoon / Comic Book Creation with Alan Nolan

Free Lunch Provided

Fill in a Participation Form now and return to Draíocht by Wednesday 30th August 2017.

This event is a collaboration between Draíocht and Creative Ireland. The Creative Ireland Programme is an invitation to the entire country to get involved in something truly inspirational. This culture-based programme is designed to promote individual, community and national wellbeing by enabling creativity for all citizens. We want YOU to share YOUR THOUGHTS about the arts and what you would like to see happen WITHIN YOUR LOCAL COMMUNITY by taking part in a FUN, FREE WORKSHOP OF YOUR CHOICE on 2ND September here in Draíocht. So please fill in and return a Participation Form by 30th August and come on the day with an open mind and your own opinion.

To find out more, please email

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Draiocht Christmas Opening Hours

December 12, 2016

Draiocht Christmas Opening Hours

Draiocht & Betelnut Cafe Christmas Opening Hours 2016/2017 - Box Office, Betelnut Cafe & Draiocht Galleries:

We will be closing at 6pm on Friday 23 December ... Online Booking Open throughout Christmas ...

Open as usual until Friday 23 Dec, 10am-6pm.

Sat 24 Dec – Tues 27 Dec, Closed

Wed 28 Dec - Fri 30 Dec, Open from 11am-4pm

Sat 31 Dec – Mon 2 Jan, Closed

Tues 3 January onwards, open as normal, 10am-6pm, Mon to Sat.

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Draiocht Monster Fundraising Raffle - Tickets Now On Sale

November 20, 2015

As part of Draiocht's Christmas Craft Fair Weekend Extravaganza (28 & 29 November 2015), we have been really lucky to secure over 50 amazing prizes from our Local Retailers, Suppliers, Venue Colleagues and Stall Holders for our Monster Fundraising Raffle


Here are just some of our Prize Sponsors ... 


Prizes include A Family Day Out in Malahide Castle, A Family Ice Skating Experience, A €250 Blanchardstown Centre Voucher, a Tiger Hamper, Theatre Tickets for Axis Ballymun and Civic Tallaght,  A €50 Voucher for Laura Ashley Blanchardstown, A €25 Voucher for Smyths Blanchardstown and many many more amazing prizes!

We hope you'll support us!

As you hopefully know, Draiocht is a Registered Charity venue here in Blanchardstown. Since the recession hit us in 2008, our funding has been cut by almost 40%. So, in an effort to fundraise, we are holding our first ever Christmas Craft Fair Weekend in November (Sat 28 & Sun 29 November, 12-6pm) and our Monster Raffle is just one of our fundraising ideas.

Buy tickets by phone from Box Office on 01-8852622 or Call in Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm.


Its not too late to sponsor a prize!! Email now!

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Draiocht Christmas Craft Fair Sat 28 and Sun 29 November 2015

November 6, 2015

SAT 28 - SUN 29 NOVEMBER 2015 // 12 NOON - 6PM DAILY
Draíocht Galleries, Draíocht Foyer & Draíocht Workshop Room

Draíocht is thrilled to be opening its doors for a two-day Christmas Craft Fair Extravaganza. Come along and support our Crafters, enjoy our Monster Raffle with over 50 Prizes, face painting and hot chocolate; watch our Christmas Movies, ‘Elf’ and ‘The Muppet Christmas Carol’ and enjoy yourself. The 30 stalls will feature some beautifully hand crafted work, including knitting, crochet, baking, jewellery, needlework, wood turning, origami, cards, journals, children’s clothes, buttons, keyrings, handbags, photography and much more.

Entrance is free, pop along during the days from 12 noon to 6pm and support your local Arts Centre and crafters from Fingal.
Pop over to our Craft Fair Facebook Page ... HERE ... 

Here are just some of our Monster Raffle Prize Sponsors ... Tickets are €1 each or 10 for €8 ... Now on Sale from our Box Office tel 01-8852622, or call in.

Draíocht is a registered charity venue generously funded by Fingal County Council with additional funding provided by The Arts Council.

This is a Draíocht Fundraising event. Can you sponsor a raffle prize? Email

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Vacancy - Marketing & Corporate Hires Co-ordinator

May 29, 2015

Draíocht Blanchardstown seeks a full-time Marketing & Corporate Hires Co-ordinator.

Deadline for Applications: 6pm Friday 26 June 2015.

Interviews will be held on: Friday 17 July 2015.

Draíocht Blanchardstown seeks a full-time Marketing & Corporate Hires Co-ordinator, with proven experience in a similar role (or complementary environment with clearly transferable skills). Experience of or other ticketing system an advantage.

Cover Letter, Application Form and CV must be submitted by 5pm Friday 26th June 2015 to The Peronnel Dept, Draíocht, The Blanchardstown Centre, Dublin 15 by post or email to Please refer to the job description and person specification when telling us about yourself as these are the criteria we will use when short-listing.

Marketing & Corporate Hires Co-ordinator Job Description
Marketing & Corporate Hires Co-ordinator Application Form
Marketing & Corporate Hires Co-ordinator Person Specification

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