Malahide Castle

Malahide castle is an absolutely wonderful castle that is about 13 kilometers north of Dublin. And, it is a breeze to get there by the DART (thats the Irish train system) It cost me about 3 euros to purchase a round trip ticket to Malahide and back to Dublin Connelly station. That station is about a 10 minute walk from downtown Dublin and was a 5 minute walk from the Hotel I stayed in on Talbot street. And Malahide is the last stop on the train so it is very easy to figure it all out.

While I got some great pictures of the castle I couldn't go inside. They are in the process of renovating all the insides and I was about three weeks before the grand opening- drats! Anyhoo, its a wonderful castle and there is a wonderful childrens park and lots of grass where hundreds of locals were having picnics. This is clearly a place where the Irish take their families on a beautiful day.

And a five minute walk from the castle is a golf course.

Malahide Castle

Here is another look at the castle, from a distance. You can get a sense of the beautiful grounds where families were having picnics, throwing frisbees and stuff like that.


Malahide Castle from a distance


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