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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

Lodge Park Walled Gardens - Straffan County Kildare Ireland
Lodge Park Walled Gardens
Straffan, Co. Kildare
The spicy scent of clipped box, bees drowsy with heat, fruit ripening against sun warmed brick and herbaceous plants pampered into magnificence: Lodge Park has all the magic to be expected of a walled garden and more. Originally dating back t ...
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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

Temple Bar Food Market - Dublin City - Saturdays
Temple Bar Food Market

Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, Dublin 2

Saturdays 9am - 5pm

Contact:

Temple Bar Cultural Trust (Linsey Ní Rainall) - 01 6772 ...
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Tourist Attractions

Hugh Lane Gallery - Parnell Square Dublin 1 Ireland
Hugh Lane Gallery
Dublin 1, Dublin City
Located in Dublin's city centre, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, originally called The Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, houses one of Ireland's foremost collections of modern and contemporary art. The original collection, donated by the Ga ...
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Wedding Venues

Wedding
The Merrion Hotel
Dublin 2, Dublin City
Just off Dublin’s finest Georgian square, the period elegance of this fine hotel provides a stunning setting for wedding celebrations. The Merrion has been created from four restored Georgian townhouses and, although wedding blessings are n ...
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