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Beautiful place

Beautiful place , worth the visit. And with a bit of luck you will be able to see the seals. The... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Milton C
Beautiful beach

This is a must visit place for anyone visiting Dublin.Dart to Raheny and a very plesent walk down... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Alan M
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Beautiful place , worth the visit. And with a bit of luck you will be able to see the seals. The weather in Ireland is always surprising and every visit is a different experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Milton C
Reviewed 1 August 2018

This is a must visit place for anyone visiting Dublin.Dart to Raheny and a very plesent walk down by St Anne's park and then onto causeway road on to beach. Walk back along beach towards the 2 Chimneys ,back across wooden bridge into Clontarf.Plenty of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

I Love this beach. I love to go with Kids and capture the stunning view of Pool Beg Chimneys. Its nice clean and easily accessible.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tauseef S
Reviewed 8 May 2018

I decided on a recent trip to Dublin that I wanted to do something less typically 'Dublin', and I saw this place recommended here on Trip Advisor. Only 3 - 4 miles outside of the city, it took me about 30 minutes to get there...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jo G
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

It’s seems Dublin is not in love with its beaches. There are very little amenities on Dollymount beach. The latest amenities to be installed were some solar powered showers to rinse off sand and sea water from bathers but in mid Winter some don’t work....More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

I have great memories of Clontarf on Dublin's Northside when I was very young! I remember well going to the North Bull Island with my family, home to Dollymount Strand. Take a long walk on the fantastic beach or through the sand dunes or along...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Beautiful place to take long walks and collect shells.. Your kids will love it but makes sure you dress them up well as it might be windy.. Just take the 130 from Abbey Street and get off at the wooden bridge... Pass the bridge and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank gour_dim
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Bull Island, or North Bull Island is home to Dollymount strand and acres of dunes, rich in flora and fauna. Interesting wooden bridge, hip outdoor Café ( "Happy Out"), a resident seal population (at the Sutton end), swooping birds and delicate flowers that leave you...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Life-is-good-CC
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

With the completion of the extended cycle lane on the Northside of Dublin Bay why not take a spin out along the coast and pop in to the new "Pop-up" cafe on the Bull Wall. Happy Out is the newest in Pop-ups and is great...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank S K
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I write this review for two reasons 1 dollymount is an awesome beach and you will enjoy but the 2 is the new coffee shack at the end of the long walk called " happy out" which just opened last week, lovely coffee and snacks...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Response from JW D | Reviewed this property |
- From the Wooden Bridge (Clontarf) end: * literally just cross the road from the bridge to reach Kinara, which has for years offered a very interesting "eastern" menu. Its the place with a turbaned figure standing at the... More