The county of Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown in Ireland is within the Dublin Region, with a shoreline extending for about 17 kilometres along the Irish Sea (east) and sharing borders with County Wicklow (south), South Dublin (west) and Dublin City Council (north).
This county is ideal for a healthy holiday on the outdoors. The coastline, in the southern side of Dublin Bay, is inviting with seaside resorts along the way, and opportunities for maritime activities such as kayaking, powerboat tours and relaxing cruises.
The countryside trails are great for hikers and daring cyclists to explore. If you hire a car, this county is just around 40 minutes from Dublin, with numerous natural areas within and surrounding the county.
There are resorts towns including Sandycove and Killiney, the latest home to Killiney Hill Park, which offers great views including of Dublin Bay.
The county town, Dún Laoghaire, has the largest marina in Ireland with Dún Laoghaire Harbour at the core of the town’s recreational seaside. In the beautiful People's Park you may spend some quality time, and come here for its Sunday market.
Population: over 218 thousand inhabitants
Capital: Dún Laoghaire
Other places: Bray, Booterstown, Dalkey, Killiney, Glasthule, Sandycove, Sandyford
Main attractions: Dún Laoghaire Harbour and piers, Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre, James Joyce Tower and Museum, National Maritime Museum of Ireland, People’s Park Farmers Market, Lexicon Library and Cultural Centre (Dun Laoghaire), Wicklow Mountains National Park, Killiney Hill, Wicklow Mountains National Park, Marlay Park, Dalkey Island
Nearest Airports: Dublin Airport (DUB - Aerfort Bhaile Átha Cliath)