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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

Hunting Brook Gardens - Blessington County Wicklow
Hunting Brook Gardens
Blessington, Co. Wicklow
One of the youngest open gardens, Hunting Brook has all the excitement of a fresh approach and new ideas. But the bones of the place are very old indeed - behind the house there is a ring fort dating back to the 7th century, and the namesake broo ...
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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
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

Portmarnock Market - Co Dublin - Sundays
Portmarnock Market - Sunday 10am-5pm

Portmarnock Golf and Country club, Portmarnock, Co Dublin

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Tourist Attractions

Croke Park & GAA Museum - Dublin 3 Ireland
Croke Park & GAA Museum
Dublin 3, Dublin City
Croke Park has been at the heart of Irish sporting life for over a hundred years. Boasting a capacity for 82,300 people, the stadium is the home of Gaelic games and the headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) and has three major att ...
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Wedding Venues

The Mansion House Events Centre - Wedding Venue - Dublin
The Mansion House Events Centre
Dublin 2, Dublin City
The Mansion House Built in 1710 for Joshua Dawson after whom Dawson Street was named, The Mansion House was bought by Dublin Corporation in 1715 and became the official residence of the Lord Mayor of Dublin. Steeped in history, The Mansion Ho ...
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