Blasket Centre

Marcon Heritage / Blasket Centre

Blasket Centre

Principal contractor for the fit out of the existing Blasket Centre in Dingle, Co. Kerry.  The new building incorporates visitor exhibition, theatre, café, reception, and retail area.

The Blasket Centre tells the story of the Blasket Islands and the unique community who lived there until the mid-20th century. It details the community’s struggle for existence, folklore & customs, and their extraordinary literary legacy and how emigration and decline led to the final evacuation of the island in 1953.

The scope of work included: specialist joinery items, such as ceiling rafts, entrance canopies, and feature walls, bespoke reception desk, Retail islands and display walls and lightboxes.

Exhibition areas incorporate a variety of means, such as, artefacts, artworks, and interactive displays with features to feel, listen and experience the sounds, images, and elements of the islander’s way of life.  New audio-visual displays have been developed to bring a new dimension to the rich story of Island life.




Bright (We-are-Bright)


8 weeks


Dingle, Ireland


Exhibitions, Visitor Attractions