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Dollymount Strand

Hollymount Hollymount Bull Island, Dublin 3, Ireland
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Great beach close to city

I have great memories of Clontarf on Dublin's Northside when I was very young! I remember well... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
dtlibra
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Ennis, Ireland
Dont forget your plastic bag!

Beautiful place to take long walks and collect shells.. Your kids will love it but makes sure you... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
gour_dim
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Kyrenia
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“bull island” (10 reviews)
“great beach” (4 reviews)
“sand dunes” (5 reviews)
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Hollymount Hollymount Bull Island, Dublin 3, Ireland
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

I have great memories of Clontarf on Dublin's Northside when I was very young! I remember well going to the North Bull Island with my family, home to Dollymount Strand. Take a long walk on the fantastic beach or through the sand dunes or along...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Beautiful place to take long walks and collect shells.. Your kids will love it but makes sure you dress them up well as it might be windy.. Just take the 130 from Abbey Street and get off at the wooden bridge... Pass the bridge and...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Bull Island, or North Bull Island is home to Dollymount strand and acres of dunes, rich in flora and fauna. Interesting wooden bridge, hip outdoor Café ( "Happy Out"), a resident seal population (at the Sutton end), swooping birds and delicate flowers that leave you...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

With the completion of the extended cycle lane on the Northside of Dublin Bay why not take a spin out along the coast and pop in to the new "Pop-up" cafe on the Bull Wall. Happy Out is the newest in Pop-ups and is great...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I write this review for two reasons 1 dollymount is an awesome beach and you will enjoy but the 2 is the new coffee shack at the end of the long walk called " happy out" which just opened last week, lovely coffee and snacks...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Long Sandy beach and Bird sanctuary different activities held during the summer such as Battle of the bay, volleyball and the Kite Festival

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

A trip to Bull Island is well worth the visit to see the lovely Dollymount Strand and a fab walk along the Bull wall. A stunning view (360 degrees) of Dublin Bay. The ferry passes by as it comes and goes on its travels. Fab...More

Thank MsIreland2
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is one of the best beaches in Dublin if you really want to stretch your legs and get some sea air. The views are amazing and you can walk for hours on the beach and in the dunes. It's worth the bit of effort...More

Thank Beanie14
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

Dublin is not just about pubs & Guiness. It is surrounded by wondeful countryside, mountains and beaches all within striking distance of the city centre. Dolllymount is one of the beaches. It is 5k long with a sweeping clean sandy beach and sand dunes. It...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Great sandy beach ideal for little ones to run and play, bring a picnic and just relax. lovely for a walk too. we will definitely be back.

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- From the Wooden Bridge (Clontarf) end: * literally just cross the road from the bridge to reach Kinara, which has for years offered a very interesting "eastern" menu. Its the place with a turbaned figure standing at the... More
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