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Dublin 14, Dublin City

Located at the foot of the picturesque Dublin Mountains, golfers will enjoy this quiet area of Dublin as the Castle golf club (353 1 492 0264) at Rathfarnham, five miles from the city centre, offers 18 holes, par 70 parkland course with fantastic views of the Mountains as a backdrop.  Milltown golf club (353 1 497 6008) is a second fine parkland course with 18 holes, par 71. 

Rathfarnham Castle (353 1 495 1101) is well worth a visit if you are in the area.  The Castle has a rich, colourful history, which dates back to 1583 when a Yorkshire man Adam Loftus built it.  Loftus later became Archbishop of Dublin and Lord Chancellor of Ireland.  Guided tours allow visitors to catch a glimpse of the historic interior, which shows the different layers of the Castle as they were discovered.  

Gardens

June Blakes Garden - Blessington County Wicklow Ireland
June Blakes Garden & Nursery
Blessington, Co. Wicklow
June Blake’s Garden and Nursery is a plantaholic’s dream and the fact that it is just minutes away from her brother Jimi’s garden at Hunting Brook creates a double attraction. June’s three acres of young garden, set out ar ...
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Golf

Balcarrick Golf Club - Donabate County Dublin Ireland
Balcarrick Golf Club
Donabate, Co. Dublin
Course Type: Estuary
Balcarrick Golf Club is located in Donabate, North County Dublin - just 15 minutes from Dublin Airport and 12 miles from Dublin City Centre - and is an estuary style golf course, mixing the best of parkland and links golf course styles. Balca ...
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Self Catering

Selfcatering
The Cottage
A 200 year old cottage on a farm high in the Dublin Mountains, with dramatic views over the city and bay, beautifully restored to provide a relaxing alternative to big city bustle.
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What's On

Dublin Food Co-op - Dublin 8 - Thursdays & Saturdays
Dublin Food Co-Op (formerly Pearse Street market)

12 Newmarket, Dublin 8

Thursday from 2 pm to 8 pm

Saturdays: 9.30am – 4.30pm

Run by the Dublin Food Co-op. ...
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Tourist Attractions

Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) - Royal Hospital Kilmainham - Dublin 8 Ireland
Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) - Royal Hospital Kilmainham
Dublin 8, Dublin City
The Irish Museum of Modern Art is housed in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, the finest 17th-century building in Ireland. The style is based on Les Invalides in Paris with a formal facade and a large elegant courtyard. The Royal Hospital in Chelsea ...
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Wedding Venues

Wedding
K Club - Kildare Hotel & Golf Club
Straffan, Co. Kildare
It would be hard to imagine a more luxuriously romantic location for a wedding than the K Club, especially for anyone with golfing connections - set in lush countryside, and overlooking formal gardens and its own pair of championship golf courses ...
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