Dun Laoghaire is a beautiful seaside town, located just 13km (8miles) south-east of Dublin City Centre, and a short Dart ride from the city centre. Dun Laoghaire has a rich heritage with many scenic and historic locations with none more so than the spectacular Dun Laoghaire Harbour.
Dun Laoghaire offers a vast selection of activities to our visiting guests, from long walks along the pier, picnics in the park, to coffee with friends in one of the many new eateries that have reignited the refurbished promenade. From coffee to fine dining Dun Laoghaire now hosts many top class restaurants catering and satisfying the needs of all of our visitors.
Evening entertainment can be provided in many of the local traditional pubs hosting live music, or for the theatre lover, the Pavilion theatre offers an extensive run of performances throughout the year.
The focal point of the town is of course its spectacular harbour that provides extensive activities both in and out of the water. Whether it’s a relaxing walk and Teddy’s ice cream or fishing from the harbour wall, Dun Laoghaire’s harbour is a must visit. Sailing is one of the major attractions in Dun Laoghaire with both the motor and Royal Yacht club housed within the safety of her harbour walls. Dun Laoghaire is also known as a gateway to Ireland with the port serviced by the HSS Stena Explorer Fastcraft, providing a ferry crossing from Holyhead in just 120 minutes.