Sandyford is a pleasant little village located in County Dublin just south of the M50 motorway.
For further details on Sandyford, where to go, what to see, what to do, where to stay and much more please read on…
How to get there:
Sandyford is both a business and residential district located approximately 10 km from Dublin City Centre. Sandyford is easily accessible from Dublin City by pubic transport and is the last stop on the Luas green line route. By car just follow the signposts at exit 13: this is approximately a 20-minute journey by car. For bus information check out the Dublin Bus website.
What to See:
Right in the heart of Sandyford village is a beautiful square with a monument dedicated to ‘The Working Men of the Village’ named Peter and Ned. Fernhill Gardens are certainly worth a visit, take a stroll in these wonderful manicured gardens in beautiful and tranquil surroundings.
Many Irish celebrities hail from Sandyford or call it their home such as singer / songwriter Paul Brady, Television presenter Ray D’Arcy, former Formula 1 driver David Kennedy and many more.
Sandyford Industrial Estate:
Over the years Sandyford has evolved into a major Dublin suburb and is home to one of Dublin’s largest Industrial Estates. The Industrial Estate consists of many offices and apartment blocks, hotels and apartments like The Beacon Hotel and the Beacon Hospital. Other businesses include; American Airlines, Vodafone, Cannon and Barclaycard to name a few. Recently a shopping centre has opened as part of the Beacon South Quarter and includes Dunnes Stores which is a popular Irish retailer.
Shopping in Sandyford:
If shopping takes your fancy then the Dundrum Shopping Centre is sure to please. Located on the Sandyford Road, the Dundrum Shopping Centre is one of Ireland’s largest and leading shopping centre offering a great selection of shops and fashion houses suitable for all tastes, shapes and budgets, and all under the one roof! Check out the A-Z listing of stores available at Dundrum Shopping Centre.
Sandyford Food Market:
A visit to Sandyford’s Food Market is a must, showcasing the very best in local and fresh produce – your taste buds are certainly in for a treat when you visit the Sandyford Food Market. The market operates every Friday from 11 am to 3 pm. For further details please check out the Irish Village Markets website.
Go racing at Leopardstown Racecourse – Just a 5-minute drive from Sandyford is one of Europe’s premier racetracks: Leopardstown. If you fancy a flutter then come and experience the thrill and excitement of Leopardstown Racecourse. Onsite there are 24 private suites, hospitality rooms throughout, Fillies Café Bar, Silken Glider Restaurant, the Paddock Food Hall, The Leopardstown Pavilion, Club 92, Madigan’s and several bars and snack areas to enjoy.
For further details on the village of Sandyford check out the official Sandyford Village website.
Accommodation in Sandyford:
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