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Storytelling (children of all ages & guardians)

Culture Night Storytelling

Listen to storyteller and actor, Nuala Hayes, as she recounts some of the wonderful Jataka tales and introduces their heroes and villains, including wise sages, beautiful girls, wicket demons and kind kings. Nuala will also retell some popular folktales from Thailand and Ireland.

Free, no booking required. First-come, first-served.

Storytellers of Ireland is a not for profit All-Ireland organisation which encourages and  supports the ancient art of Storytelling in all languages and in all parts of Ireland.

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The Chester Beatty has a Child Protection Policy and a Child Safeguarding Statement. Please see here for more details.


Open today 9:45am - 8:00pm

Monday to Friday 9:45am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 9:45am - 8:00pm
Saturday 9:45am - 5:30pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 5:30pm

Closed Mondays: Nov - Feb
Closed 1 Jan; Good Friday; 24-26 Dec

Admission is Free
No booking required
Suggested donation €5


Chester Beatty
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
D02 AD92