Dublin Off The Beaten Path

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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Dublin

  • 1. Howth

    I saw this place at all possible weather conditions. My favourite thing about it - well, there is a hill there which you have to climb. Once on top of it you can see the sea on one side, Dublin on...

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  • 2. Glendalough

    Glendalough is an amazing valley located in County Wicklow, Ireland, formed during the last ice age by a glacier. Today it is best known for its spectacular greenery and the renowned Early Medieval...

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  • 3. Killiney

    Dalkey and Killiney are two suburban areas in South Dublin. Between Dalkey and Killiney Dart Station lies Dalkey Hill, Victoria Hill and Killiney Hill Park. From Dalkey Station walk cunnigham road...

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  • 4. Malahide

    Malahide Castle was home to the Talbot family for an incredible 791 years (from 1185 to 1976)! It is located a short walk away from the train station in Malahide (turn right when you leave the...

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  • 5. Dalkey

    Dalkey is a suburban area in South Dublin. The former Dalkey Castle features the Heritage and Tourist Information Center where you can ask for directions to Sorrento Park. From Dalkey Dart Station...

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  • 6. Dun Laoghaire

    Sometimes it is a good idea to leave the city and dust and noise behind, and make a half day or day trip to some nice place. A great place to visit is the cosy little town of Dun Laoghaire, which is...

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  • 7. Sandymount

    Sandymount Strand a.k.a. "Dumhach Thrá" is just a short 3 km walk from downtown Dublin. It is a large strand on the east coast of Ireland adjacent to the village and suburb of Sandymount in Dublin....

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  • 8. Johnnie Fox's

    Jonnie Foxs = Best pub iv been in . we came here for a family meal last week and it was lovley. ALL the food we got was delicious. The Staff are freindly and polite and we really enjoyed ourself. i...

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  • 9. The Hell Fire Club

    As a native Dubliner, I grew up on tales of the infamous Hellfire Club in the Dublin Mountains. I'm also a lover of ghost tours, and was very pleasantly surprised to find that someone had started...

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  • 10. Avoca

    Avoca is a small town near Arklow, in County Wicklow, Ireland. It got its name from the river that passes nearby (about 2 miles from the town itself) - Avoca, which its life as two rivers - the...

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  • 11. North Bull Island

    On the northside of Dublin, Bull Island is a lovely place to go for a good Sunday walk along the beach or even get a game of golf. There is a great view of Howth to your left and Dublin City and...

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  • 12. Memorial Gardens Island Bridge

    These gardens are dedicated to the memory of 50,000 Irish Soldiers who died in the 1914 to 1918 war. The gardens were designed by the famous architect, Sir Edwin Lutyens who also designed the gardens...

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  • 13. Portmarnock

    Close to Malahide is Portmarnock where you can have a good time just strolling down the beach with your girlfriend. Well OK, surely the beach wouldn't compare with the nice ones we have in South...

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  • 14. Kilmainham Jail

    Kilmainham Jail is a harrowing and intense place to visit. You're immediately hit with how cold this jail is, how cramped the conditions and how eery it must have been. It definitely leaves an impact...

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  • 15. Kildare

    These three places are all on the same grounds. 9Euro entry fee. The National Stud is enjoyable if you like horses and follow horseracing. If you're not too bothered about horses, then you might...

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  • 16. St. Anne's Park

    St. Anne's park is an big old demense left to the city by one of the Guinness families. The old house burned down decades ago and the central avenue now leads to a small raised site. The "front...

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  • 17. Maynooth

    I am going to college part-time in Maynooth, so I'm there at least once or twice a week. It is about 25 miles west of Dublin, in North Co. Kildare. There is not a lot to the town itself apart from...

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  • 18. The Japanese Gardens

    The Japanese Garden at the National Stud Farm is a haven of peace and tranquility. Planned to represent the Life of Man from oblivion to eternity, the garden features cherry blossoms, bonsai, a tea...

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  • 19. Bray..

    Bray is a lovely village on the westcoast of the Irish Sea. It's easy reachable by train from Dublin. From the trainstation you can walk upon the hills along the coast. On top of this hill, at the...

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  • 20. Marlay Park

    Marlay Park is a lovely spot to go for a walk on a Sunday. Large fields to play sports, a cycling area, tennis courts, hiking trails, a walled garden (€3 admission to see that), and a crafts...

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  • 21. Ireland's Eye

    We could see this island from Howth harbour. There are boat trips from the East Pier, Howth taking visitors, walkers, nature lovers, birdwatchers and school groups to the island , which is a bird...

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  • 22. Swords

    For two years I worked in the North County Dublin town of Swords. It's 3 miles north of Dublin Airport, off the Dublin - Belfast route. It's approximately 15 miles away from Dublin City. At first...

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  • 23. Arbour Hill

    Lifetime Dubliner Eamon Carroll took us on a tour of Dublin's history focusing on the independence movement of the early 1900s. One of our first stops was tranquil and seldom-visited Arbor Hill...

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  • 24. Knowth

    Unlike Newgrange which was a ceremonial site, Knowth was a site that has been occupied throughout centuries. Stone-age, Bronze-aged, Celtic, Viking, and Christian settlements existed on the same site,...

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  • 25. Dawson Lounge

    There is a beautifully replanted 18th century garden adjoining the Royal Hospital in Kilmainham (Modern Art Gallery) that many visitors fail to spot, and many visitors to Dublin Zoo are blissfully...

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