Carrickgollogan lies within a Coillte-owned forest recreation area which is managed by the Dublin Mountains Partnership. There are approximately 8 kilometres (5.0 miles) of trails in the recreation area, including a waymarked trail called the Lead Mines Way.
Walking Trails; Viewing Points; Historic buildings . Activities: Walking/Hiking; Orienteering . Site Description. Carrickgollogan wood, located in the south east corner of county Dublin comprises around 85ha (210acres) of mixed woodland including Lodgepole pine. Noble fir, Japanese larch, Lawson cypress, Scots pine, Birch and Beech.
Dalkey Island is an uninhabited island about 16km south of Dublin, near the village of Dalkey 3km south of Dun Laoghaire Harbour. From archaeological remains it appears the first people to arrive in this area settled on Dalkey Island about 3000 B.C.
Fitzpatrick’s Casino in Dun Laoghaire provides 5-star luxury right in the heart of the town. We can boast state of the art slot machines along with Electronic Roulette and Slots Machines Games.
The Forty Foot is part of the Pavilion Theatre complex, overlooking Dún Laoghaire harbour. Less than a mile further along the rock-strewn coast is Sandycove and the famous ‘Forty Foot’. Originally known as the ‘Forty Foot Hole’, this deep-water inlet was a ‘Gentlemen only’ bathing place for nearly 200 years.
There is a stone with a plaque paying homage to High King Laoghaire. It can't be seen from the road due to it being roughly the same height as the stone wall. Free. Do . 1 Sandycove Beach. A small beach area with lifeguards opposite Irish architect Michael Scott's Geragh Haus. Forbids sailboarding and speedboats within 100 yards (91.4 metres).
Kill Abbey House is a small, exclusive block of four apartments situated towards the rear of the popular Kill Abbey development. No. 2 is a ground floor duplex apartment, which boasts charming features such as high ceilings, a large stone mantle and exposed beams, and is located within easy reach of local colleges, shops and excellent bus routes.
Kilternan dolmen is located at the back of Kilternan church, on a hillside. The covering stone of the dolmen measures approximately 7 metres x 5.18 metres x 1.83 metres and is made of granite. The rectangular chamber beneath measures 15 feet in length and 10 feet in breadth. At the entrance to this chamber are two portal stones and a blocking stone. Partial excavation of this site in 1956 revealed the presence of flint and potsherds.
Knockrose is situated 500 feet above sea level nestling on the shoulder of The Scalp, a geological feature formed by the melting waters of a glacier. Tom and Trish Farrell are the owners and custodians of this beautifully cultivated unique garden, which is backed by an old mixed forest.
Appendix B Cultural and Built Heritage Introduction This Appendix is divided into three distinct parts. Part 1 supports the archaeological section of Chapter 3 by including the detailed list of archaeological sites within and adjoining the Plan Area. In addition, details of the most important of these sites are given, in alphabetical order.
Dublin Bay’s hobblers recalled at Dun Laoghaire ceremony. From the 2002/2003 edition of Inis na Mara. More than seven decades after their dangerous enterprise came to an end Dun Laoghaire families with close links to the sea gathered in late September to honour the hobblers.
The miraculous statue of Our Lady, Star of the Sea in Basilica of Our Lady (Maastricht), the most important Marian shrine of the Netherlands. The name stella maris is first applied to the Virgin Mary in the manuscript tradition of Saint Jerome's Latin translation of the Onomasticon by Eusebius of Caesarea.
The People’s Park is located very close to Dún Laoghaire town centre, between Glasthule and the seafront. The main park entrances are off George’s street and Queen’s road. There’s plenty of parking nearby and the park is accessible by train and local DART services.
The Poolbeg Lighthouse is a handsome and conspicuous feature in the bay, in which it occupies an almost central position. It is nearly equidistant from Dublin, Dún Laoghaire, and Howth, and commands extensive views of the shores of the bay, with an unbroken panorama of the mountains on the south.
Early historic and medieval period Early Christian church sites are well distributed through Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown. Surviving instances include the remains of churches (Balally; Dalkey Island; and Kill o’ the Grange), enclosures (Balally; Rathmichael), stone crosses, both High Cross (Tully) and Fassaroe-style (Blackrock; Killegar ...
To the rear there is a smart double garage, with attractive Cedar sliding doors, with a lane to the rear allowing for vehicular access off Sandycove Road. To the front there is a spacious granite cobbled driveway, bordered by healthy hedging, resulting in the house being set well back off the road.
The train from Dun Laoghaire to Sandymount takes 12 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes. More details Is there a direct bus between Dún Laoghaire and Sandymount? Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dun Laoghaire, Bloomfield Shopping Centre and arriving at Ballsbridge, Merrion Road. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately ...
Kippure's about 18km away and Three Rock's about 9 km away, they're both almost on the same bearing from my house. I understand Dun Laoghaire is in a weak reception area, and that Kippure might not work We can't see either mast from the house, and all the neighbours have their aerial's really high up on masts on top of their chimney's.
Wedge Tomb, Ballyedmonduff This monument is also described as a gallery grave and dates from approximately 1,700 B.C., making it one of the last megalithic tombs built in Ireland. The tomb is now surrounded by dense forest and is located on the southeast slope of Two Rock Mountain and the view from the hillside is beautiful.