Delgany, Co. Wicklow

Delgany is a small picturesque village in County Wicklow on the R762 between Greystones and the N11 at the Glen of the Downs. It is about 25 km (16 miles) south of Dublin City centre. The DART surburban rail line terminates in nearby Greystones so the area is well served by public transport.

It is a suburban village separated from the western edge of Greystones by the adjoining village of Killincarrig. Recently, there has been significant housing development in the vicinity mostly aimed at up-market commuters.

Delgany village retains much of its rural character with a general store, a local butcher, a traditional style cafe, interior design shop and several pubs.

The village is surrounded by wooded hills (including Kindlestown Wood) which are popular with walkers. Native wildlife - including badgers, otters, squirrels (red and grey), deer and foxes - survive in the mixed woodland of the Glen of the Downs.

Golfers will be challenged in the two courses nearby -  the established Delgany and the newer Glen of the Downs. Both are hilly courses with views of the Wicklow country side and coastline.

In addition being only 2 km from the Greystones south beach and the sports clubs of Greystones (rugby, GAA, tennis and two more golf courses), Delgany has access to a host amenities.

Gardens

Airfield Gardens - Echiums
Airfield Gardens
Dublin 14, Dublin City
In their day the late Misses Overend, Letitia (b.1880) and Naomi (b.1900) were a legend. There are lots of colourful recollections about the sisters from the way they gave lifts to local school children who were able to recite the registration nu ...

Golf

Saint Annes Golf Club - Bull Island Dollymount Dublin 5 Ireland
Saint Annes Golf Club
Dublin 5, Dublin City
Course Type: Links
St. Anne’s Golf Club is an impressive and testing 18-holes links golf course (par 71) situated on Dublin’s most famous ecological attraction - Bull Island Nature Reserve in Dublin Bay. The island, a bird sanctuary under the protection ...

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 ...

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 ...

Tourist Attractions

National Leprechaun Museum - Jervis Street Dublin 1 Ireland
National Leprechaun Museum
Dublin 1, Dublin City
Irish people have told stories about the Leprechaun for more than a thousand years. There are many tales about him and the people he meets and although many people know something about him, to date there was not much background material available ...

Wedding Venues

Wedding
Number Ten
Dublin 1, Dublin City
This unusual private venue allows the bride and groom the wonderful experience of becoming hosts for the day in a beautiful Georgian Town House in the centre of Dublin city, overlooking the River Liffey. An inconspicuous front door on Lower Ormon ...
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