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DLR Sculpture Trail
Explore the dlr Sculpture Trail, containing information, maps and photographs of the public sculpture and monuments in the county. The map gives details about 39 pieces in total. It includes historic works alongside more recent ones.

National Maritime Museum

Ireland’s National Maritime Museum is situated in the Old Mariners Church. There are interesting mechanical exhibitions, including first class artefacts on many aspects of the Irish maritime, wildlife around the Irish Coastline, an art gallery, cáfe and a Titanic exhibition. For more information, contact the National Maritime Museum on:

T: +353 1 2143964 /
+353 1 2800969 Email: administration@mariner.ie
Web: www.mariner.ie

Pavillion Theatre

Located in Dún Laoghaire, Pavilion Theatre hosts a variety of world-class events all year round. With a busy, carefully selected, programme including: theatre, comedy, literature, opera, dance, workshops, festivals and local arts Pavilion provides the cultural heartbeat for this seaside town. For more information, contact the Pavilion Theatre on: T: +353 1 2312929

www.paviliontheatre.ie

James Joyce Tower

The James Joyce Tower was one of a series of Martello towers built to withstand an invasion by Napoleon and now holds a museum devoted to the life and works of James Joyce. For more information, contact The James Joyce Tower on: T: +35312809265

E: Joycetower@failteireland.ie
W: www.joycetower.ie/

Parks

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown has a fantastic array of public parks; why not visit the dlr Red Squirrel Conservation Project at Killiney Hill Park and try to spot one of Ireland’s native Red Squirrels. For more information, please contact DLR Tourist Information
Kiosk on (01) 280 6964 or e-mail info@dlrtourism.ie

Dún Laoghaire Harbour & Piers

The Harbour, built in the early 19th century and the original entry port for the city of Dublin,remains one of the largest man made harbours in Western Europe. It has been described as one of the finest artificial harbours in the world. The East Pier is very popular with walkers, while the West Pier is home to the Irish nautical College. Recent Cruise Ship visits to the harbour have included the Queen Mary 2 and the Queen Elizabeth. For more information on the Harbour, visit: www.dlharbour.ie

Festivals & Events

Everyone likes to be beside the sea, doubly so at festival time. It’s no surprise then, that Dún Laoghaire offers a rollercoaster programme of festivals and events, with boutique happenings and blow-out events ranging from summertime regattas to harbour swims, from a Mad Hatters’ Tea Party in April to Bloomsday in June and a
Teddy Bears’ Picnic in July. For more information, visit: www.dlrevents.ie

CoCo Markets

Visit the Co Co Markets this weekend, browse the art and craft stalls, sample the fresh fruit and veg, get a tasty lunch and follow it up with an indulgent treat from one of the tempting baked goods stalls. The markets take place every week regardless of the weather. For more information, contact the Co Co Markets on:

T: +353 1 2047024
E: market@dlrcoco.ie
W: Co Co Markets

Biddy's Cottage

Brighid “Biddy” McLaughlin has been a story teller all her life. Born in Dublin, she is a self taught artist who lives in Dalkey, the beautiful seaside village in south County Dublin.

For more information on this, please contact DLR Tourist Information Kiosk on (01) 280 6964 or e-mail info@dlrtourism.ie

DLR Lexicon

The DLR LexIcon, the new Central Library and Cultural Centre is now open to the public. The DLR LexIcon includes a performance space with seating for 100 people, an art gallery, education workshop space and cáfe. The library includes a public “living room” overlooking the park, with space for internet use, as well as a resource for community information and a dedicated suite of rooms for young people.

With 80,000 items in the adult and junior libraries, 60+ computers, 100 study spaces and a floor dedicated to Local Studies, there is plenty to discover at DLR LexIcon Library. For more information on the DLR Lexicon, check out:

http://libraries.dlrcoco.ie/

Local Attractions
These local attractions will provide an opportunity to get below the surface of this landscape and allow visitors to explore the lesser known aspects of the story makers, story tellers and story keepers.

National Maritime Museum

Ireland’s National Maritime Museum is situated in the
Old Mariners Church. There are interesting mechanical exhibitions,
including first class artefacts on many aspects of the Irish
maritime, wildlife around the Irish Coastline, an art gallery,
cáfe and a Titanic exhibition. For more information, contact the
National Maritime Museum on:

T: +353 1 2143964 / +353 1 2800969
Email: administration@mariner.ie
Web: www.mariner.ie

The James Joyce Tower was one of a series of Martello towers
built to withstand an invasion by Napoleon and now
holds a museum devoted to the life and works of James Joyce.
For more information, contact The James Joyce Tower on:
T: +35312809265

E: Joycetower@failteireland.ie
W: www.joycetower.ie/

James Joyce Tower

Theatre

Located in Dún Laoghaire, Pavilion Theatre hosts a variety of world-class events all year round. With a busy, carefully selected programme
including: theatre, comedy, literature, opera, dance, workshops, festivals and local arts. Pavilion provides the cultural heartbeat for this seaside town.
For more information, contact the Pavilion Theatre on:
T: +353 1 2312929
www.paviliontheatre.ie

Mill Theatre in the heart of Dundrum, south Dublin.
Come to see the best in theatre, drama and visual art, comedy shows, music, family events, and more
http://www.milltheatre.ie/

Dún Laoghaire Harbour & Piers

The Harbour, built in the early 19th century and the original entry
port for the city of Dublin, remains one of the largest man made
harbours in Western Europe. It has been described as one of the
finest artificial harbours in the world. The East Pier is very popular
with walkers, while the West Pier is home to the Irish nautical
College. Recent Cruise Ship visits to the harbour have have included
Queen Mary 2 and the Queen Elizabeth.

For more information on the Harbour, visit:

www.dlharbour.ie

Parks



Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown has a fantastic array of public parks;
why not visit the dlr Red Squirrel Conservation Project at Killiney Hill
Park and try to spot one of Ireland’s native Red Squirrels.

For more information on this, please contact DLR Tourist Information
Kiosk on (01) 280 6964 or e-mail info@dlrtourism.ie


Festivals & Events



Everyone likes to be beside the sea, undoubtedly so at festival time.
It’s no surprise then that Dún Laoghaire offers a rollercoaster
programme of festivals and events, with boutique happenings and
blow-out events ranging from summertime regattas to harbour swims,
from a Mad Hatters’ Tea Party in April to Bloomsday in June and a
Teddy Bears’ Picnic in July. For more information, visit:

www.dlrevents.ie

CoCo Markets

Visit the Co Co Markets this weekend, browse the art and craft stalls,
sample the fresh fruit and veg, get a tasty lunch and follow it up with
an indulgent treat from one of the tempting baked goods stalls.
The markets take place every week. For more information,
contact the Co Co Markets on:

T: +353 1 2047024
E: market@dlrcoco.ie
W: Co Co Markets

Biddy's Cottage


Brighid “Biddy” McLaughlin has been a story teller all her life.
Born in Dublin, she is a self taught artist who lives in Dalkey,
the beautiful seaside village in south County Dublin.

For more information on this, please contact DLR Tourist Information
Kiosk on (01) 280 6964 or e-mail info@dlrtourism.ie

DLR Lexicon

The DLR LexIcon, the new Central Library and Cultural Centre
is now open to the public. The DLR LexIcon includes a
performance space with seating for 100 people, an art
gallery, education workshop space and cáfe. The library
includes a public “living room” overlooking the park,
with space for internet use as well as a resource for
community information and a dedicated suite of
rooms for young people.

With 80,000 items in the adult and junior libraries, 60+
computers, 100 study spaces and a floor dedicated
to Local Studies, there is plenty to discover at DLR LexIcon
Library. For more information on the DLR Lexicon, check out:

http://libraries.dlrcoco.ie/

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