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Marlay Park

Marlay lights walk is on from 4pm-8pm Monday to Friday until 28th Jan 2022 (except 24th and 31st December)
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Marlay Park CoCo Market

This picturesque location in Rathfarnham, overlooked by the historic 18th Century Marlay House and within the grounds of the 247 acre park is home to a playground, a par-3 golf course, running and walking trails and various sports facilities including tennis courts, football pitches and a cricket ground.

The Marlay Park CoCo Market is located behind Marlay House and its charming craft courtyard. Vendors are keen to build relationships with customers and share their passion for their products.


Marlay Park is approximately 121 hectares (300 acres) of suburban Public Park located in Rathfarnham in Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown, Ireland. Lying about nine kilometres (5.5 miles) from Dublin city centre and at the foothills of Dublin Mountains, the parkland fed by the little Dargle River consists of mature woodland, extensive informal lawns, acres of recreational land laid out for playing pitches and passive recreation, ponds, and walkways.

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Marlay Craft Courtyard
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By Bus

No. 16 (Santry to Ballinteer via City Centre)

No. 16A (Santry to Grange Road via City Centre & further 10mins walk up Grange Road)

No. 116 (From DCU to Marlay via Drumcondra, Leeson Street & Dundrum)

No. 161 (via Nutgrove, Rathfarnham) - see Dublin Bus website for further details

By Car

Marlay Park is adjacent to the M50. Take exit 12 (3.5km to Park entrance on R113) or exit 13 (2km to Park entrance on R113).

From the City Centre head South on the N81 to Terenure. Change to the R114 and continue on to Rathfarnham. At Rathfarnham turn right onto Grange Road which leads on to the R113.

Sporting Facilities
  • Extensive Walking Paths/ Woodland Trails
  • Start/end point for Wicklow Way
  • Cycleway
  • 5 Grass surface GAA pitches
  • 5 Grass surface Soccer pitches (currently) - Full size
  • Dressing Rooms
  • Hosts weekly park runs
  • Tennis Courts – public use
  • Cricket ground
  • Marlay Golf Course (currently closed)
General Facilities


Opening Hours

Times vary month to month:

September 9am - 8pm

October 9am - 6pm

November - January 9am - 5pm

February - March 9am - 6pm

April 9am - 9pm

May - August 9am - 10pm


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