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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

Killruddery House and Gardens - Bray County Wicklow Ireland
Killruddery House & Gardens
Bray, Co. Wicklow
The venerable garden at Killruddery, beautifully situated on the flank of the Little Sugar Loaf, is a unique survivor of history. Edward de Brabazon commissioned a Monsieur Bonet, trained at Versailles, to create the formal gardens there in 1682. ...
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Golf

Hollywood Lakes Golf Club - Ballyboughal Swords County Dublin Ireland
Hollywood Lakes Golf Club
Swords, Co. Dublin
Course Type: Parkland
The golf course at Hollywood Lakes is truly a test for every category of golfer. Currently there are 11 lakes and water features that sees water impact on 9 out of the 18 holes. Combine this element of the design with a multitude of trees a ...
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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

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

National Transport Museum - Howth County Dublin Ireland
National Transport Museum
Howth, Co. Dublin
The National Transport Museum is Ireland’s only comprehensive assembly of public and commercial road transport and has 60 vehicles are currently on display. The oldest items date from second half of the 19th century, the newest 1984. It ...
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Wedding Venues

Wedding
Radisson Blu St Helen's Hotel
Dublin 4, Dublin City
Set in four acres of landscaped gardens with views across Dublin Bay to Howth Head, this is one of the capital’s finest hotels and has at its heart a listed building of charm and elegance. It makes a lovely setting for a wedding and, althou ...
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