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Dublin 16, Dublin City

Visitors who enjoy shopping would be well advised to make a stop at the Dundrum Town Centre (353 1 299 1700), a shoppers paradise and winner of the prestigious International shopping centre of the year award.  The centre is a mix of retail and entertainment, and includes exclusive flagship stores and high street brands. 

Pearse Museum, a former school is worth a visit (353 1 493 6120), which includes exhibitions, a nature study room, an audio visual show and beautiful grounds. 

The area also includes one of the Dublin’s most charming parks, St Enda’s park, which offers visitors riverside walks, a waterfall and a walled garden.  Golfers can take advantage of the excellent courses that are in the vicinity. 

Edmonstown golf club (353 1 493 3152) is a mature parkland course and is used as a qualifying course for the Irish Open.  Grange golf club (353 1 493 9490) offers 24 holes on a parkland course and Stackstown golf club (353 1 493 3934) is a parkland course, of 18 holes par 72, located on the foothills of the Dublin Mountains, and is the home club of Padriag Harrington. 

Riding enthusiasts will be well looked after at the Paddocks riding centre (353 1 295 4278), which is open all year and offers a cross country course, tuition and trekking.

Gardens

Rathmichael Lodge - Garden Dublin
Rathmichael Lodge
Dublin 18, Dublin City
Rathmichael Lodge is one of those gardens that wins an “oh!” of pleasure when they first burst into the field of vision. Like sex appeal it’s a quality that is hard to pin down, but whatever it is Corinne and Richard Hewat&rsquo ...
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Golf

Castle Golf Club - Rathfarnham Dublin 14 Ireland
Castle Golf Club
Dublin 14, Dublin City
Course Type: Parkland
Castle Golf Club is a rolling parkland golf course playing to 6,246 yards and a par of 70, with firm fairways that are heavily featured by mature trees, Harry Colt's design includes five par-3s and three very achievable par-5s. In 1999 a major ...
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Self Catering

Selfcatering
The Merrion Mews & Stables
Dublin 2, Dublin City
Dublin’s only surviving intact example of Georgian Domestic architecture at No. 63 Fitzwilliam Lane, Dublin 2. This quaint and charming 18th Century holiday retreat in the heart of the city has been restored to its original charm. The Mew ...
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What's On

Mespil Road Gourmet Food Market - Dublin 4 - Thursdays
Mespil Road Gourmet Food Market - Thursdays 11am-3pm

Mespil Road (opposite Mespil Hotel) Dublin 4 Ireland

Contact: Des Vallely - 01 284 1197 www.irishvillagemarkets.c ...
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Tourist Attractions

Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship Famine Museum - New Ross County Wexford Ireland
Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship Famine Museum
New Ross, Co. Wexford
Docked at Custom House Quay in Dublin's city centre, a step aboard the Jeanie Johnston is a step towards understanding the daunting experience of the millions of people who crossed the Atlantic seeking survival and hope in the 'New World' of Nort ...
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Wedding Venues

Wedding
Leixlip House Hotel
Leixlip, Co. Kildare
Up on a hill overlooking Leixlip village, just eight miles from Dublin city centre, this fine Georgian house was built in 1722 and is furnished and decorated to a high standard in period style and, with gleaming antique furniture and gilt-framed ...
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