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About Dun laoghaire

Dun Laoghaire is located on the shores of a 200-year-old harbor, 13 kilometers from the city center of Dublin, Ireland. Charming with its brightly painted villas among palm trees, lush parks, traditional pubs with a stylish silhouettes, the city is named after an old Irish king and means "fort of Laoghaire".

Dun Laoghaire is a social town with a lively energy. It has close to 220 shops, many pubs and restaurants, and streets that can become quite crowded. The towns Forty Foot Beach has been popular in terms of tourism since the Victorian era, and is on the New York Times' list of the top 10 places to swim in the world. The coast, a favorite spot for the locals, is also known for people jumping into cold water there, especially during Christmas time.

The founding of the town dates back to the 1820s. The historic port is a few minutes walk away and the town is home to the National Maritime Museum that houses historical artifacts, which is housed in an old church on Haigh Terrace. You can also feel the historical atmosphere in the park where Victorian era tearooms rise in front of the unique view of the bay. The east of Dun Laoghaire Harbor is one of the most ideal places to take a walk around and continues all the way up to the lighthouse. With its historic charm, this walking strip is one of the most beautiful places in the city and is also very convenient for cycling. You can also find many options for art and social activities in Dun Laoghaire. The Pavilion Theater is one of the most popular places in the city, and Dun Laoghaire's cone ice cream is also quite famous.

The closest airport to Dun Laoghaire is Dublin Airport. You can get to the town by taking a taxi or the bus.

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