Welcome To malahide


Malahide has a resort feel to it given its seaside location. The large town is spread out over miles, with its roads flanked by foliage and greenery to give it a countryside look.
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Information malahide Ireland

Malahide can be reached along a coast road in the north of Dublin. The road runs alongside a cycle path and walkway for much of the journey. Malahide has a resort feel to it given its seaside location. The large town is spread out over miles, with its roads flanked by foliage and greenery to give it a countryside look. The town has a good selection of restaurants and pubs, so whether you want a cheap tasty lunch or a delicious seafood dinner, you should find something. Malahide Castle was occupied for almost eight hundred years by the same family, the Talbots: A rare feat, given Ireland’s bloody past. The castle is located outside the town itself. Since 1976, the castle has been in the hands of Dublin County Council. An oak room is at the castle’s core. It is approached through a winding staircase lit by Gothic windows that were installed in 1820. A great hall was built in the 1470s, and remained in use until 1976 as a dining area. The castle also features drawing rooms. Malahide Castle is home to a model railway exhibition. The replicas of railway stations and rolling stock that some Dubliners and Irish people will recognise will also impress because of the sheer size of a track – complete with signals – that runs the length and breadth of a large room. Visitors can watch the journey of a train and follow the track around the room as they are given facts related to specific stations and areas. Cork and Belfast stations also feature in the exhibit, as well as a display area where engines and carriages of various sizes and periods feature. Malahide Castle also has a garden, spread over twenty acres. Shrubbery of many kinds can be found in the garden because of the alkalinity in the Malahide soil.

Attractions Malahide Ireland

A trip along the Liffey - Dublin City

As Eddie Rabbit said in the Commitments there are two Dublin's, North & South. The Liffey is the border. The river rises in the Wicklow mountains near Poulaphuca , south of Dublin. it enters the Irish Sea at Dublin Bay. It is over 120Kms long. It is spanned by many bridges in the city. The first one is Sean Heuston bridge, located near the entrance to the Phoenix Park, the last bridge is the East link bridge, not far east of the Customs House. The sights along the Liffey include the National Museum, Customs House and Guinness Brewery.

Blarney Woollen Mills - Dublin City

Located in Nassau Street ; A huge range of woolen products. The great Irish shopping experience.

Brown Thomas - Dublin City

Located in Grafton Street ; Renown clothing store

Bull Island - Dublin City

Bull Island is 5km long and 800m wide, and the area above high tide is approximately 300 hectares. It contains a wide range of natural habitats which include inter tidal mudflats, salt marsh, freshwater marsh, dunes, and beach area. The mudflats support a large population of birds, at any time up to 27,000 birds are present, which gives the area the highest bird density in Ireland. The Island also provides the only Irish example of an undisturbed sequence of plant communities, from salt marsh to dune vegetation.

Casino Marino - Dublin City

Casino is located at Marino, just off the Malahide Road and only 3 miles north of the centre of Dublin. It was designed by Sir William Chambers as a pleasure house for James Caulfeild, 1st Earl of Charlemont. It is one of the finest 18th century neo-classical buildings in Europe. The Casino, meaning "small house", surprisingly contains a total of 16 finely decorated rooms.