Thing to Do in North County Dublin


Looking for things to do in North County Dublin? Towns like Clontarf and beautiful Howth are an ideal spot for a swim or to pursue water sports. Attractions here such as parks and gardens are ideal locations to walk or cycle or have a bite to eat. Public Transport such as The DART & Dublin Bus serves North Dublin.

North County Dublin (Fingal – The name of this administrative region) covers an extensive area north of the River Liffey and the city boundary to Balbriggan near County Meath. This flat and largely rural area dotted with many pretty towns, villages, beaches hosts some of the nicest places to visit in County Dublin.

Family day at Malahide Castle and Gardens


Malahide Castle is a medieval castle located in Malahide village at about 9 miles north of Dublin City centre. Part of the castle was built in the 12th century and it was home to the Talbot family for 791 years.

The Castle is surrounded by 260 acres of parkland, the perfect place to spend a family day. Malahide Gardens are open from 9.30 am and the last entry is at 4.30 pm.

Visit Howth


Howth is a fishing village located in one of the outer suburbs of Dublin. The village occupies most of the Howth Head peninsula.

The harbour are a top attraction spot where also the Dubliners spend their summer weekends especially on sunny days. In fact, in Howth is possible to find many fish restaurants.

Watch a Game at the Croke Park


Croke Park is a Gaelic sports stadium in North Dublin. It was opened in 1884 and it can sit 82.300 spectators. It is home of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) and hosts the annual All-Ireland in Gaelic football and hurling.

Shopping Near Dublin Airport


With the nationally recognised shopping centres such as Blanchardstown Shopping Centre & Retail Park and Omni Shopping Centre complemented by smaller local boutiques, restaurants and bars, North Dublin County is a shopper’s paradise. Shopping is one of the many great things to do in North County Dublin.

 Accommodation in North Dublin


Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport is in an ideal location for those looking to stay in North Dublin County. The hotel is located just a 7-minute drive from Dublin Airport & for those who do not wish to travel by car, the hotel provides a free regular 24-hour shuttle service, making it all the more accessible for our guests.

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