Howth Things to Do

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  • 1. Howth Pier

    This strange sculpture was erected on the pier in 2013 and is considered to be the best piece of public art on the Howth peninsula (i reckon i could have made the same ). Realt na Mara means STAR OF...

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  • 2. Howth Head

    Ceann Bhinn Éadair (Howth Head) is best approached from Sutton bu there is a wonderful view of the area from the clifftop path from Howth. Howth Head was originally a separate island but through time...

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  • 3. Howth Castle

    As I was staying at the Deer Park Hotel for the night, I had the opportunity to see this medieval castle, that has remained in the same family for over 800 years, as the hotel is in the Castle...

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  • 4. Howth Abbey

    5 out of 5 stars

    The abbey was built in 1235 which was amalgamated with the monastery on Ireland's Eye. Unfortunately the gate to the ruins of the old abbey were locked but i was told that the key is with a local and...

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  • 5. Howth Harbour

    Many of the fish merchants have lobsters and crabs that are caught locally and you can see the lobster pots on the West Pier. There are strict rules on catching lobsters as they must be 87.5 mm from...

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  • 6. St. Mary’s Church

    St. Mary's Church is located near the entrance to the grounds of Howth Castle. A first church was built on this site in 1816 to house the congregation that had previously worshipped at Howth Abbey, in...

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  • 7. Martello Tower

    Having visited Howth quite a few times, and having seen this Martello tower overlooking the marina and East Pier, it wasn't until my most recent visit in April 2015 that I made my way to this...

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  • 8. Fry Model Railway Museum

    Hello, As you probably have heard, the Fry Model Railway is no longer operating at Malahide Castle. To avoid disappointing visitors, it would be helpful if references to the Model Railway be removed...

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  • 9. Ireland's Eye

    Ireland's Eye is a small island off the coast a little north of Howth. Nobody lives on the island but there are tourist boats that will take you there. Only signs of previous habitation is the ruins...

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  • 10. St. Mary's Church

    St. Mary's Church is in the center of the town, next to the entrance of the castle and Deer Park. The church is dedicated too the Blessed Virgin Mary but the present church was not the first on this...

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  • 11. Howth Yacht Club

    Howth Harbour is actually divided into two parts. the inner harbour where you will see many expensive yachts is actually the Marina, whereas other boats anchor in the outer harbour which is considered...

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  • 12. THE OLD COURTHOUSE

    The Old Courthouse can be seen on Harbour Road and it was originally used as a place of worship when it was built in 1845 . Afterwards it was used by Lord Howth...

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  • 13. HIKE ALONG THE CLIFFTOP

    There are several hiking routes in Howth and i chose to hike along the Cliff Path Loop which is supposed to be 6 kilometers but it seemed a lot more, perhaps...

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  • 14. HIKING AROUND HOWTH IS AS EASY AS ABC

    Walking or hiking in Howth is very well organised with different colored arrows marking the way for each of the trails. I believe that there are four different...

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  • 15. FIRST STOP SHOULD BE THE TOURIST INFORMATION SHACK

    Just after you leave the station and reach the park in front of the harbour you will find the tourist office which is actually a small hut, but the lady running...

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  • 16. HOWTH STATION

    You probably would not be able to find Howth Dart station unless you arrived by train as the building is easily passed by as it looks nothing like a station...

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  • 17. MOST PEOPLE WOULD JUST WALK PAST THIS

    The Olympic Council for Ireland was formed in 1922 and has its headquarters here in Howth. Outside the HQ stands a sculpture of the Olympic Torch that was...

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  • 18. GIVE HOWTH MARKET A MISS

    When i visited Howth Market in June there were only 5 or 6 stalls/shops that were open which included a couple of cafes and a few shops selling expensive...

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  • 19. Harbour Road

    Harbour Road, is home to some of Howths best known Restaurants and shops. It carries on from Howth Road, until , opposite the childrens playground, it curves...

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  • 20. Set off walking with me!

    Leaving Howth train station, you'll see this sign post. The green, blue, red and purple arrows are direction indicators for the various looped walks that can be...

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  • 21. Memorial to those Lost at Sea

    Although I've visited Howth quite a few times, this was the first time that I'd seen this memorial. It was erected by the Howth Fishermans Association "To...

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  • 22. Garden of Remembrance - St Marys church yard

    Well St Marys church was closed, but I spent a short time looking around the surroundings, and especially this small garden of remembrance. There was a rock...

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  • 23. St Mary's Church of Ireland

    Near the end of the drive to Howth Castle and Deer Park is the church of St Mary's. The original church was built in 1816, but was replaced 50 years later by...

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  • 24. The Church of the Assumption - Howth Parish Church

    I was pleased that I came across this church, and that it was open. There are some nice stained glass windows and some interesting pieces of art inside.The...

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  • 25. Olympic House

    I first noticed the bust outside this building, and was surprised to see that this was the HQ of the Olympic Council of Ireland.Previously known as Howth House,...

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