Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County
is located between the outer suburbs of Dublin City and the Dublin/Wicklow
mountains on the East Coast of Ireland.
It covers the electoral areas of Dundrum, Glencullen, Stillorgan, Blackrock,
Dun Laoghaire and Ballybrack
It is 7 miles from Dublin City, 16 miles from Dublin Airport and 100 minutes
from Holyhead in Wales by Stena Lines HSS car ferry.
Dun Laoghaire town is twinned with Brest, France and Ynys mon (Anglesey),
Killiney Bay, to the South of the County, has often been compared to the
Bay of Naples and the Killiney Hill which overlooks the bay offers rock
climbing, abseiling and hill-walking to the outdoor enthusiast.
The County is associated with many literary figures such as, James Joyce,
John Millington Synge, George Bernard Shaw, Samuel Beckett, Maeve Binchy,
Hugh Leonard and Bernard Farrell.
It has many leisure facilities to offer: New Marina, Civic Pavilion Theatre,
12 screen cinema complex, Maritime Museum, golf courses, yacht clubs,
water sports facilities, excellent shopping, ample car parking and an
excellent public transport system.
The villages of Stepaside, Kilternan and Glencullen nestle in the Dublin/Wicklow
muntains and overlook Dublin Bay with spectacular views of Howth(on Dublin's
DID YOU KNOW?
Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council was established in 1994 when Dublin
County Council divided into 3 separate councils.
That Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Councils's
motto is "ó chuan go sliabh- from the mountains to the sea"
That the population of Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County is 190,000
That there are 28 Councillors on Dun Laoghaire
Rathdown County Council.
each Councillor represents one of the six electoral areas, Dundrum,
Blackrock, Glencullen, Stillorgan, Ballybrack and Dun Laoghaire.
That it is the responsibility of the Councillors
to help make Dun Laoghaire Rathdown a better place by pointing out the
good things, the bad things and the things that need to be changed in
That Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council holds a Council Meeting
onthe second Monday of each month(excluding August) .
For further information contact corporate
services tel:(01)-2047090 or Email: