Things to see and do - Swords
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The history of this bustling county town of Fingal goes back to the 6C, when Saint Columba founded a friary here. At the northern end of the town stands a castle, the summer residence of the Archbishops of Dublin. Important historical buildings include the craggy twin-towered Constable's Tower, fully restored.
Tourist attractions Swords : Things to see and do
N 32 IRL - Malahide
This castle was granted in 1777 to Richard Talbot, who arrived in Ireland with Henry II. It remained in the Talbot family for 791 years, except for a seven-year period (1653-1660) when it was taken over by Cromwell. The mansion grew from a 14C tower,..
IRL - Swords
Lying just north of Dublin, this is an agricultural area with a long coastline. The resort of Skerries has many beaches and a resident colony of grey seals; it is also where the famous Dublin bay prawns are landed. Another resort is Portmarnock, reno..
R 126 IRL - Donabate
This Georgian residence, designed by George Semple stands on the western edge of Donabate, surrounded by acres of park land. It is one of Ireland's most beautiful examples of landscaped gardens. The house was built around 1740. A guided tour of the g..
Airside Retail Park IRL - Swords
This Premier Inn is just a 5-minute drive from Dublin Airport. This modern hotel offers free parking for residents, an airport shuttle service and stylish, air-conditioned rooms. The M1 motorway is easily accessible from the hotel, less than 5 minut..
Dublin Airport IRL - Cloghran
Prix Prices from : 89 €
Right in the Dublin Airport Complex, this 4-star hotel has free 24-hour shuttles to the terminals. It offers free Wi-Fi and free grab-and-run breakfast in the lobby, and express check-in/check-out. The Radisson BLU Hotel Dublin Airport has a modern ..
Dublin Airport IRL - Cloghran .
Prix Prices from : 99 €
Located in the grounds of Dublin Airport, this 4-star Maldron hotel operates a free 24-hour shuttle service to and from the airport terminal for guests. It is within 3 minutes' walk from the Terminals, and offers modern air-conditioned rooms, a fine ..
Strand Rd IRL - Portmarnock
5 St James Terr IRL - Malahide
Basement restaurant in terraced Georgian parade. Tasty, contemporary Indian cooking with Tandoori Jhinga (large prawns marinated in Indian spices) a speciality. Friendly, efficient service.
Old Airport Rd, Cloughran IRL - Cloghran
9 St James Terr IRL - Malahide
Buzzy basement brasserie below the more formal 'bon appétit'. Appealing, classical cooking with a French accent; dishes are prepared with care and precision and are very satisfying. Pleasant, efficient service and good value 'meal deals'. Selection o..
9 St James Terr IRL - Malahide
Set in a delightful Georgian terrace; ring the bell for entry. Have an aperitif in the subtly lit bar then head for the elegant first floor dining room with its ornate cornicing, crisp linen and detailed service. The concise menu offers well-judged, ..
Baskin Ln IRL - Cloghran