Things to do in Dún Laoghaire

Top Things to Do in Dún Laoghaire

Things to Do in Dún Laoghaire

Top Attractions in Dún Laoghaire

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  • PAT D
    County Dublin, Ireland191 contributions
    On a fine day its wonderful to get in a walk along the pier as there is a great buzz with lots of people around too
    Written 25 September 2021
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  • Jon K
    Doncaster, UK7 contributions
    We were really looking forward to visiting this place, both being familiar with the tower setting from Ulysses and the surrounding beaches and waters around Ssndycove. The museum is well organised and hugely informative with lots of interesting exhibits and artefacts. I was particularly fascinated by Joyce’s death mask, a macabre moment staring into the writer’s seemingly tranquil features. We were accompanied on our tour by Gerry, one of a number of friendly and well informed volunteers who assist in running the place. He served us well as we left enlightened and further emboldened to tackle the novel again after exploring the heart of one of its central iconic features. Thanks, Gerry and the rest of the team. We definitely feel like we deserve another visit one day. Highly recommended if you’re a fan of Joyce, worth a visit even if you’re not!
    Written 16 May 2022
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  • pacha835
    County Clare, Ireland118 contributions
    This has to be one of the best areas to walk in Dublin .
    On a sunny day it is really a must to do .
    Walk along the pier and then take a break to go and sit on the rocks and watch all the boats pass by .
    Great way to pass a few hours
    Written 30 August 2021
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  • Betty S
    1 contribution
    Big shout out to this lovely man, Frank. My son and I visited the @maritimemuseumofireland in @dunlaoghairetown and we enjoyed a wonderful and interesting tour of the exhibits. Frank pictured here with my son was exceptional, his knowledge is second to none and to hear about some of his maritime adventures he has had so far in his life was a privelidge. It was also a lovely connection to discover that he went to school with my Dad Ken and his brother Norman in the Mariners school many moons ago. And he also remembered my uncle Doug as "the little one" which was lovely.
    Highly recommended as a day out in Dun Laoghaire.

    @dunlaoghairetown
    #dunlaoghaire
    #dunlaoghaireday
    Written 26 November 2021
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  • Robert D
    18 contributions
    Lovely atmosphere of people relaxing on a sunny day with a busker playing jazz covers. I have a gluten free cake from Rosaleens kitchen. It was delicious along with a coffee.
    Written 5 September 2021
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Marguerite deBarra
    Dublin, Ireland1 contribution
    A lovely local cinema experience from start to finish. There’s a bar there also. The films shown are just wonderful, a lot of foreign films.
    Written 28 February 2022
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  • Jo C
    Dublin, Ireland13 contributions
    This tiny little Oratory - with the most amazing artwork & decoration by Sister Concepta (Lily Lynch) ...
    This year 2020 - a hundred years ago that she started decorating the space behind the Statue of the Sacred Heart and commissioned the Studio of Harry Clarke to do the stained Glass Windows too .
    An inscription on one of the windows read: Pray for All the Donors of this Oratory 1920.
    But it was built by the Monks Brothers 1919- commissioned by the Dominican sisters as a Peace Memorial after WWI.
    Dun Laoghaire CountyCouncil organise tours with Heritage Tours on specific dates which can be find under either Spring Heritage or Summer Heritage with a dedicated website to give exact dates & times ( which often varies).
    Written 8 January 2020
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  • Peter b
    Birmingham, UK763 contributions
    Been through the park on many occasions even been to a market here in the past(not sure if they still do one). It's a nice place to sit on a sunny day and opposite the old swimming baths conversion which will add to th bay walk.
    Written 24 March 2022
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  • Ruth T
    Dublin, Ireland23 contributions
    Fabulous place but money should have been spent housing families. People would enjoy culture if they had a safe place to call their own
    Written 2 February 2020
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  • KAButler2014
    Monkstown, Ireland231 contributions
    A regular spot for me as I live in the area and was well within the 2 km range during the first CV-19 lockdown. Beautiful walks and superb views. Well worth a visit.
    Written 22 March 2022
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  • StephenCross
    Dublin, Ireland16,899 contributions
    Once a year it’s worth a visit to see this old and new church still standing. It’s well worth a visit.
    Written 24 December 2019
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  • Frank
    Dunshaughlin, Ireland185 contributions
    We brought 5 kids from 10 to 15 here one Saturday. It’s very easy book online and very easy to get to. We had our waiver pre signed and boarded the docked boat around 20 minutes before our slot. Wet suits and helmets are provided and kids are briefed before the get in. They get a full hour of uninterrupted fun jumping, sliding and mainly laughing. It’s great craic to watch too. I’d definitely recommend it and it’s not bad value either.
    Written 27 August 2019
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  • StephenCross
    Dublin, Ireland16,899 contributions
    The Metals dates back to the old rail line used to bring granite from the Dalkey Quarry to build the Dunlaoghaire Piers. It’s a great walk stretching from Dalkey to Dunlaoghaire.
    Written 9 April 2020
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  • StephenCross
    Dublin, Ireland16,899 contributions
    I remember a lot of negative comments about this church when it was built. However it has been accepted over time. It’s an interesting design and “inclusive” in style.
    Written 25 April 2020
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  • StephenCross
    Dublin, Ireland16,899 contributions
    Visited just after Christmas as I find this to be an architectural gem. It must have cost a living fortune!
    Written 12 January 2020
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