Dún Laoghaire

Dún Laoghaire

Morning Activities

Swim at 40ft

One of Dublin’s most popular swimming spots is located in the stunning seaside village of Sandycove, immortalised in James Joyce’s Ulysses and loved by generations of the city’s swimmers. Uniquely clean water and extra depth allows swimmers to enjoy this fantastic swimming location even at low tide.

DLR tourism things to do: swim at 40ft
DLR Tourism: thing to do: sailing club

Take a sailing or powerboat lesson at Irish National Sailing School

Based in Dun Laoghaire Harbour in Dublin, INSS are the largest
sail and powerboat training provider in Ireland. Since 1978
they’ve taught about 170,000 children and adults on sailing and
powerboating courses. Powerboat, Dinghy and Yachting courses for adults are slowly getting underway, all with social distancing and group size rules being observed.

Covid-19 Update: Open for Business.
Visit www.inss.ie for more information

Grab a coffee at Teddy’s and enjoy a walk along Dun Laoghaire Pier

Dun Laoghaire Pier is a popular place for walkers, joggers and pleasure seekers. Whatever the weather the pier is always a romantic and idyllic place to take a stroll, breathe in the sea air, and enjoy stunning views of Dublin Bay. Whether you fancy a brisk walk or just want to sit and watch the world go by, Dun Laoghaire pier is the spot to do it.

Covid-19 Update: Open for walkers and joggers, please ensure to maintain 2 metre social distancing.

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Lunch Break

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Hartley’s Restaurant Seafront Terrace & Cocktail Bar

Since opening in 2007, Hartley’s Restaurant has swiftly become an integral part of Dun Laoghaire’s vibrant waterfront scene. Once the sun comes out during summer, this is the perfect daytime venue for lazy lunch and evening pre-dinner drinks with their outside cocktail bar with stunning sea views over Dun Laoghaire Harbour.

Covid-19 Update: Open for table service, collection and delivery.
Visit www.hartleys.ie

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Beautiful Woodfired Pizza’s at Oliveto, Haddington House

Oliveto is an Italian-inspired neighbourhood restaurant that is honest, seasonal and quality focused, set in the beautifully restored Victorian townhouse of Haddington House and looks out over Dún Laoghaire harbour. Their Woodfired pizzas are one of their most popular specialities, and best enjoyed with a cocktail or glass of wine in their outdoor terrace on a sunny summers day.

Covid-19 Update: Open for Business.
Visit www.haddingtonhouse.ie

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Soup,George’s Street

Located on Lower Georges Street in Dún Laoghaire, SOUP Ramen is a neighbourhood restaurant serving up their highly rated ramen, fermented foods, kombucha and cocktails in a casual dining environment. Whether you’re running for a quick meal or you have all night to enjoy company, this is the perfect spot for you.

Covid-19 Update: Open for sit in, terrace and takeaway dining
Visit www.soupramen.ie

Afternoon Activities

Dublin Bay Cruises

Dun Laoghaire is the perfect base from which to explore beautiful Dublin Bay. Why not take a trip on Dublin’s beautiful living bay and enjoy the city from a truly unique perspective. With regular sailing across to Dublin City, Howth, Ireland’s Eye and Dalkey Island, there are some stunning sights to behold.

Covid-19 Update: Open for Business, please check www.dublinbaycruises.com for more information.

Dining at
The Royal Marine Hotel

Located in the picturesque coastal town of Dún Laoghaire, why not treat yourself to a Royal Afternoon Tea experience with stunning panoramic views overlook Dublin Bay, from only €23.95 per person.
The Royal Marine Hotel also offers menus full of mouth-watering dishes to tempt you throughout the day.

Covid-19 Update: Open for Business.

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DLR tourism things to see: lexicon library

LexIcon Library

The dlr LexIcon library offers truly stunning views of Dun Laoghaire Harbour. Whether you’re studying for exams, holding a large-scale event or meeting, or simply looking for a book to read, the LexIcon Venue has it all. The meeting rooms at dlr LexIcon are the perfect place to host business meetings and interviews. A designated WiFi network is set up for each event/meeting. A laptop can connect to the large screens.

Covid-19 Update: Open for small meetings and events. Ink Café is open for takeaway and sit in. For updates and more information, visit venuehire.dlrlexicon.ie.

The Metals Walk, Dun Laoghaire to Dalkey Quarry

There are few things more satisfying than a leisurely stroll along the Metals, which leads all the way to Dalkey Quarry taking in every beautiful piece of scenery as you go. For some colour commentary, why not download the audio trails which highlight all of the history and heritage of the Metals trail here.

DLR tourism things to do: the metals walk

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