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Delgany, Co. Wicklow

Delgany is a small picturesque village in County Wicklow on the R762 between Greystones and the N11 at the Glen of the Downs. It is about 25 km (16 miles) south of Dublin City centre. The DART surburban rail line terminates in nearby Greystones so the area is well served by public transport.

It is a suburban village separated from the western edge of Greystones by the adjoining village of Killincarrig. Recently, there has been significant housing development in the vicinity mostly aimed at up-market commuters.

Delgany village retains much of its rural character with a general store, a local butcher, a traditional style cafe, interior design shop and several pubs.

The village is surrounded by wooded hills (including Kindlestown Wood) which are popular with walkers. Native wildlife - including badgers, otters, squirrels (red and grey), deer and foxes - survive in the mixed woodland of the Glen of the Downs.

Golfers will be challenged in the two courses nearby -  the established Delgany and the newer Glen of the Downs. Both are hilly courses with views of the Wicklow country side and coastline.

In addition being only 2 km from the Greystones south beach and the sports clubs of Greystones (rugby, GAA, tennis and two more golf courses), Delgany has access to a host amenities.

Gardens

Primrose Hill Garden - Lucan County Dublin ireland
Primrose Hill
Lucan, Co. Dublin
Primrose Hill is a most endearing garden and the way it is hidden away down a laneway in the middle of Lucan gives a pleasing sense of discovery. An avenue of beech trees with bulbs and cyclamen around their feet offers a suitably grand approach ...
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Golf

Wicklow Golf Club - Wicklow County Wicklow Ireland
Wicklow Golf Club
Wicklow, Co. Wicklow
Course Type: Parkland
Formed in 1904, Wicklow Golf Club has enjoyed redevelopment in recent years with nine holes added in 1994 and a new club house added in 2002. Playing 5,946 yards off the back markers to a par of 71 Wicklow Golf Club is amongst the most scenic ...
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Self Catering

Selfcatering
Avon Ri Blessington Resort
Blessington, Co. Wicklow
For centuries, the hill where Avon Rí is now located looked out over a valley created by the Liffey and King's River. Avon Rí has taken its name from the latter and now looks out of the Blessington Lakes – a reservoir created ...
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What's On

Ballymun Farmers Market - Dublin - Every Thursday
Ballymun Farmers Market

Ballymun Shopping Centre, Ballymun, Dublin 11

Every Thursday 9am - 3.30pm

Each market has a wide selection of stalls from organic vegetables ...
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Tourist Attractions

Government Buildings - Dublin 2 Ireland
Government Buildings
Dublin 2, Dublin City
Originally designed for two new government departments, the Local Government Board and the Department of Agriculture and Technical Instruction, as well as the Royal College of Science. However in more recent times, Government Buildings has be ...
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Wedding Venues

Wedding
The BrookLodge Hotel & Wells Spa
Macreddin Village, Co. Wicklow
Surrounded by the spectacular scenery of County Wicklow, yet only 50 minutes drive from South Dublin, this hotel is spacious and welcoming, with elegant country house furnishings, open fires and plenty of places for guests to mill around comforta ...
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