Howth is a small fishing village, famed for its natural rugged landscapes, bounty of fresh fish, fine entertainment and adventure! Oozing with history and culture, Howth is one of Dublin’s oldest working harbours.
The coastal suburb of Dún Laoghaire is popular for strolls on the East Pier, and locally caught fish and chips. The National Maritime Museum has nautical art and artefacts inside a 19th-century sailors’ church, while the harbour is a busy hub for fishing, water sports and cruises. Nearby Sandycove is home to the James Joyce Tower and Museum.
Video link offering an interesting insight from local historian Michael O'Flaherty.
St. Anne's Park
Saint Annes Park is a 240 acres public park situated on the northside of Dublin, Ireland and is owned and managed by Dublin City Council.
The park, the second largest municipal park in Dublin and former 500 acres Guinness family estate.
Bisected by a small river, the park features an artificial pond, a number of follies, a rose garden, a fine collection of trees and walks, a playground, cafe and recreational facilities.
A seaside town south of the city, Dalkey’s rich history is front and centre, with a 10th century church and two Norman castles right on the main street there's lots of things to do. From the town, it’s a short walk to the harbour, where you can take a boat trip to Dalkey Island, or if you’re feeling adventurous, go abseiling at Killiney Hill.