About Us


Áras Chrónáin, Irish Cultural Centre is the headquarters and owned by Muintir Chrónáin. It is a unique oasis of vibrant Irish Language, Music, Song, Dance and Culture experienced and enjoyed by young and old from every walk of life. Áras Chrónáin, Ionad Cultúir is a magnificent Georgian house on 2.9 acres in a wonderful picturesque surroundings right in the heart of old Clondalkin village.

MUINTIR CHRÓNÁIN – The motto/slogan of Muintir Chrónáin is “Gaeilge Lenár Linn” – “Irish in Our Time”. The members, community and people of Muintir Chrónáin promote and develop the Language (in an enjoyable fun atmosphere) , Music, Culture, and Heritage of Ireland through organising social, educational events and Áras Chrónáin, Ionad Cultúir. People, young and old alike, from every walk of life visit & attend Áras Chrónáin because of their interest in the Irish Language, Music and Culture.

SUPPORT & PARTICIPATION – The support and participation of friends and members is what makes Muintir Chrónáin so strong and successful. Membership is open and new members are always welcome. Active participation and membership subscriptions help support the organising, running, development and survival of Áras Chrónáin Ionad Cultúir.

EVENING CLASSES – Evening Classes in Spoken Irish (Adults), Music, over 10 instruments (Adults & Children) are provided in Áras Chrónáin Irish Cultural Centre. The evening classes run from September through to June. Classes are available at all levels, from beginners to advanced.

WEEKLY OPENING HOURS THE HOUSE & THE OFFICE – Monday to Thursday 9.00a.m.-4.30p.m., Friday 9.00a.m.-2.00p.m.

BAR & MUSIC – Thursday 8.30p.m. – Traditional Irish Music Session Friday 8.30p.m. – Traditional Irish Music, Song & Dance Saturday 8.30p.m. Traditional Irish Music Session Sunday 8.30p.m. – Traditional Irish Music Session

REGULAR EVENTS – Set Dancing Classes Every Friday – 9.00-10.30p.m. (Táille €5)

CONCERTS, GIGS, DRAMA & EVENTS – Visit: www.araschronain.ie agus www.facebook.com/araschronain

VENUE HIRE – Áras Chrónáin, Ionad Cultúir is available to hire for meetings, conferences, launches, training courses, private events, parties, weddings, etc. Enquiries : +353-1-4574847 R: eolas@araschronain.ie

WEDDING VENUE – Áras Chrónáin, Ionad Cultúir is a beautiful Georgian House in the heart of Dublin. This Boutique wedding venue offers you the opportunity to have the wedding of your dreams , created with the help and assistance of our team, which includes some of the finest caterers, event organizers, florists, stylists, musicians and photographers in the country. At Áras Chrónáin, Ionad Cultúir we pride ourselves on our attention to detail, all the while retaining the relaxed homely atmosphere that makes this house so special. We look forward to welcoming you.

INFORMATION – If you would like information about Áras Chrónáin, Irish Cultural Cente just phone the office, send us an email, visit our feacbook page, visit our website www.araschronain.ie, or simply call into the Áras, where you will be very welcome. We look forward to seeing you.