Dublin – North County

These are some of the most significant landmarks, buildings and monuments in North County Dublin.
Howth, Skerries, Donabate, Clontarf, Malahide, Swords…

Ireland’s Eye. North County Dublin

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The Vikings, a parish church & large bird colonies Ireland's Eye lies off the coast north of Howth Harbour in north co. Dublin. In pre-Christian times it was called Eria's Island and the [...]

Ireland’s Eye. North County Dublin2020-04-30T18:51:12+00:00

Gibney’s Pub, Malahide. County Dublin est.1890

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The village well, 14,000 gallons of water and 5 generations of the same family Gibney's pub was previously known as The Abercorn Tavern until 1937 when James Joseph Gibney bought it for £2500. [...]

Gibney’s Pub, Malahide. County Dublin est.18902020-04-26T11:34:41+00:00

The Baily Lighthouse, Howth. County Dublin 1814

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The last lighthouse in Ireland to go automatic, Dublin Bay shipwrecks & The battle of Clontarf The Baily Lighthouse was built in 1814 on a rocky promontory on Howth overlooking Dublin Bay. It [...]

The Baily Lighthouse, Howth. County Dublin 18142020-04-30T18:11:21+00:00

Howth Martello Tower, Howth. County Dublin 1805

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A vintage radio museum & watch out for Napoleon This is Howth Martello Tower located in Howth. north co.Dublin. It was built in 1805 and is strategically positioned overlooking Howth Harbour and out [...]

Howth Martello Tower, Howth. County Dublin 18052020-05-06T13:00:36+00:00

Clontarf Castle Gatehouse, Clontarf. Dublin City 1830

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900 years of history, Thin Lizzy & Dana This is the beautiful gatehouse for Clontarf Castle which along with the castle were totally remodeled in the 1830s. The original castle was built by [...]

Clontarf Castle Gatehouse, Clontarf. Dublin City 18302020-04-30T17:56:52+00:00

Swords Castle, Swords. County Dublin 1190

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An Arch-Bishop's private getaway, An orchard & The Tudors Swords Castle is located in the town of Swords in north county Dublin and dates from 1190 a.d. In 1181 John Comyn succeeded Laurence [...]

Swords Castle, Swords. County Dublin 11902020-04-26T13:26:00+00:00

The Round Tower, Portrane. County Dublin 1844

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A round tower built for love - not long ago though! This is the Round Tower in Portrane in North County Dublin. Many of the Round Towers in the Fingal region date back [...]

The Round Tower, Portrane. County Dublin 18442020-05-14T08:39:21+00:00

Lambay Island, lies off North County Dublin

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Interesting historic island full of wildlife Lambay lies 4km off the north County Dublin coast and is the easternmost point of Ireland. In the Neolithic period, it was used as a production site [...]

Lambay Island, lies off North County Dublin2020-05-09T08:44:01+00:00

Newbridge House, Donabate. County Dublin 1736

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An authentic example of an early Georgian mansion with original interiors & a working farm Newbridge House is located in Donabate in north county Dublin. It is considered a perfect example of an [...]

Newbridge House, Donabate. County Dublin 17362020-04-26T15:37:39+00:00

Ardgillan Castle, Skerries. County Dublin 1738

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famous diaries, original interiors & spectacular sea views Ardgillan Castle is located in a beautiful setting overlooking the town of Skerries in north county Dublin. It has spectacular views out to the Irish [...]

Ardgillan Castle, Skerries. County Dublin 17382020-05-01T13:24:53+00:00

Howth Castle, Howth. County Dublin 1177

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Occupied by the same family for 800 years, Grainne O'Malley & St Lawrence Howth Castle in north county Dublin has been the private residence of the Gaisford - St Lawrence family for over [...]

Howth Castle, Howth. County Dublin 11772020-05-02T14:49:07+00:00

Malahide Castle, Malahide, County Dublin 1185

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This castle was built as a large fortress in 1185 by Sir Richard Talbot, a knight who accompanied King Henry II to Ireland. It was was occupied by the Talbot family between 1185 until 1973 making it the longest continuosly inhabited castle in Ireland by the same family. On the morning of the Battle of the Boyne in 1690, 14 members of the family sat and had breakfast together for the last time as none of them returned. It was considerably enlarged during the reign of Edward IV around 1470 and the towers were added in 1765. Dublin County Council bought the property and the 265 acres in 1975 giving public access to one of the finest period interiors and beautiful botanical gardens.

Malahide Castle, Malahide, County Dublin 11852020-04-25T16:04:52+00:00

Casino Marino, Malahide Road, Dublin City 1775

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Secret tunnels, A zodiac room & One of the finest Neoclassical buildings in Europe This interesting building is regarded as one of the finest neoclassical buildings in Europe and is also one of [...]

Casino Marino, Malahide Road, Dublin City 17752020-04-29T17:24:10+00:00