The Dublin Dockland’s area is Dublin’s beautiful waterfront quarter. Located just minutes from the city centre there is much to see and do here. For further details on what Dublin’s Docklands has to offer please read on…
With eye-catching architecture, beautiful historic buildings, colourful shops, art galleries to some of Dublin’s finest hotels and tempting restaurants, there is something for everyone in Dublin’s Docklands. Here you will find some amazing public spaces, buildings, bridges, children’s play areas, seating areas, beautiful lighting and some very impressive water features. The Docklands provide a lot of attractive areas for people to walk, sit, cycle or simply just admire.
Dublin Docklands attracts many shoppers wishing to treat themselves or those simply wishing to bag a great bargain. The Chq Building located on the Dublin Dockland offers an abundance of stores to suit all tastes, from women’s fashion to menswear, accessories to household items and furniture, you name, the Chq Building has it all.
The Dublin Dockland’s are also home to an array of affordable housing-units, most which are now complete and occupied and still very much sought after. The Docklands is now one of the most popular places to live in the city with developments at Gallery Quay and Hanover Quay apartments also fully occupied. Demand for residential property in the area was very strong in recent years with schemes such as the Gasworks, Forbes Quay and Longboat Quay selling out within days of launch.
A visit to Dublin’s Docklands is a must this June Bank Holiday weekend with the annual Docklands Maritime Festival taking place. Running from 29th May to 1st June 2009 this is a festival not to miss. Dublin Docklands will stand in the shadows of amazing tall ships over the bank holiday and play host to many colourful stalls, shows, street entertainment, concerts, fireworks, you name it the Docklands will have it all this summer. Climb aboard and explore the wonders and amazing craftsmanship of these beautiful vessels, learn of their journeys, passengers and much more of times past. Further details on the Docklands Maritime Festival.
How to get there
Walking: Just a 10-minute walk from O’Connell Bridge in the heart of the city centre you will find the Dublin Docklands. Walk east along Eden Quay and the docklands are located on your right hand side.
By Rail: The DART commuter train services operating from Connolly Station will take you to the Docklands area.
By Bus: the Central Bus Station (Busaras) is located close to the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) and the Docklands Authority offices.
For further details on Dublin’s Dockland’s please check out the official website for Dublin Docklands.
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