Dublin – South County

This beautiful area of Dublin had been firmly within the boundary (The Pale) of English control for over 700 years and has a large variety of buildings and monuments reflecting this. You can still however find structures dating back to the Neolithic times…if you know where!

These are some of the most significant landmarks, buildings and monuments in South County Dublin

Puck’s Castle, Shankill. County Dublin 1500

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The Pooka, A spooky disappearance & King James II These are the ruins of Puck's Castle, located in south county Dublin. Many of these structures were built around Dublin between 1400 and 1550 [...]

Puck’s Castle, Shankill. County Dublin 15002020-05-03T10:47:49+00:00

Drimnagh Castle, Drimnagh. County Dublin 1240.

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One of the few moated castles in Ireland The original castle in Drimnagh was built around 1240 by a Norman Knight called Hugo de Berneval whose family name was later anglicized to Barnewall. [...]

Drimnagh Castle, Drimnagh. County Dublin 1240.2020-04-29T19:13:51+00:00

Dalkey Island, Off south County Dublin

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An Ancient island near the stars with a thorn in it's side Dalkey Island lies less than 300 meters off the south Dublin coastline near the village of Dalkey. This 22-acre island has [...]

Dalkey Island, Off south County Dublin2020-04-29T17:19:34+00:00

Ballybrack Dolmen, Ballybrack. County Dublin 2500BC

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a 4500-year-old dolmen stuck in the middle of a housing estate!  This Dolmen is located in Ballybrack in south County Dublin dates from approx 2500BC. Its granite capstone has beautiful shiny quartz mixed [...]

Ballybrack Dolmen, Ballybrack. County Dublin 2500BC2020-05-06T15:37:55+00:00