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A pleasant surprise in Clontarf...

I had never heard of the RDGC when my wife booked a round there for my Christmas present. After a... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2015
Michael M
North Carolina
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Great course. Close to the airport. Lots of history.

This is the perfect course to play if you want to play golf just off a transAtlantic flight. It is... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2015
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A very warm welcome to one of Ireland's finest golf links. We have history and wonderful golfing tradition here - but better than that, we have a fabulous golfing challenge over a magnificent links course. And when the golf is done, our clubhouse...more
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Dollymount, coast road to Howth | North Bull Island Nature Reserve, Dollymount, Dublin D03 X6P6, Ireland
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Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

I had never heard of the RDGC when my wife booked a round there for my Christmas present. After a glorious 36 holes, I can assure you that I am so glad she did! This is a classic links course: 9 out, 9 back. On...More

2  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 28 May 2015

This is the perfect course to play if you want to play golf just off a transAtlantic flight. It is set up as a traditional links course, but doesn't have quite the elevations changes that some of the links courses in the area (Portmarnock, etc......More

4  Thank ontheroadagn7
Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

Starting a two week trek through Ireland and Scotland with 12 rounds of golf scheduled, my wife suggested that we beat our jet lag with a round of golf at Royal Dublin. The staff and golf course could not have been more warm and welcoming....More

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RoyalDublin G, General Manager at Royal Dublin Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2015

Delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Royal Dublin and found it to be welcoming. Even the weather behaved! Be sure to notify us before your next visit so we can thank you for your review. Kind regards Royal Dublin Golf Club

Reviewed 20 January 2015

This is a great golf course in a unique setting.Rewards for good hitting and trouble in all the right places.Very well maintained.I would recomment this course.It has history and the members and staff are very helpful.Its set on bull island and you have to drive...More

4  Thank phill053
Reviewed 1 December 2014

Played an open day here in October and really enjoyed it. The course was in great condition for the time of year. Came 4th overall and was really pleased as it was my first visit to Royal Dublin and it is a difficult course, particularly...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2014

Royal Dublin is one of Ireland's traditional links courses and has the added benefit of being located approximately 4 miles north from the centre of Dublin. It is a good challenge of a golfer's game and is well maintained throughout the year. It is also...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2014

great golf course,so you expect greens to be in excellent shape,this was not the case. not cut,very bumpy.

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Reviewed 11 November 2014

The Royal Dublin golfcourse is a true links course like Portmarnock and one of the finest links courses in Europe. It's not a course for the average golfer. It's challenging. Even with easy conditions it's tough to score a low round (70's) As a golfer...More

2  Thank Michiel N
RoyalDublin G, General Manager at Royal Dublin Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2014

Michiel, Thank you for your recent review of our course. We are delighted you enjoyed the round followed by some refreshments in the club house. We hope you will join us again in the future. Yours sincerely Eoin O'Sullivan

Reviewed 5 October 2014

Very nice staff and club members who treated us well. The course was challenging and a lot of fun to play - especially first thing in the morning with the mist rising over the fairways.

4  Thank Breadleg
Reviewed 2 October 2014

This is an OK links course about 25 min. outside Dublin by taxi. There was nothing particularly special about the course. Comparing it with Ballybunion, Tralee, and Lahinch, where I also played, it is not in the same group, but most golf courses would not...More

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Donna P
18 March 2017|
Response from RoyalDublin G | Property representative |
Good afternoon, We are very close to Dublin Airport about 30-45 minutes away depending on traffic. The easiest transport would be by taxi. There are taxi ranks directly outside the doors of both terminals. We do rent... More
14 July 2016|
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Response from RoyalDublin G | Property representative |
Hi, Sorry the delay in a reply. I've just taken over this account. Unfortunately, we don't offer that service at The Royal Dublin Golf Club.