Travel – Getting Here and Away
Travel the Green Way and reduce traffic congestion.
Everyone these days is conscious of the need to be more environmentally aware. Dun Laoghaire has an extensive public transport network and is easily accessible by both rail and bus.
Regular Services to Dún Laoghaire: 7, 7a, 45a, 46b, 46x, 59, 75, 111, 145, 746 For further information on Dublin Bus, please log onto http://www.dublinbus.ie
With Bustxt, you can get bus times directly to your mobile. Just text bus followed by your route number e.g. BUS 75 to 53503. You’ll receive the next 3 bus times in each direction (add an n after your route number for Nitelink times).
Daily DARTs servicing Dún Laoghaire are southbound to Greystones and Bray and Northbound to Malahide and Howth.
For further information on DART, please log on to: http://www.dart.ie
Customers from any mobile phone on any network can just text DART followed by their station name (e.g. DART PEARSE) to the DARTXT number - 53700 - and DARTXT will reply with the times of the next DARTs in both directions.
Driving & Parking
Pay and Display parking system applies within all town and harbour areas in Dun Laoghaire.
The following private car parks are available too:
Mon - Sun: 07:00am – 10:00pm
Mon - Wed: 7.00am – 10:00pm
Thur: 7.00am – 11:00pm
Fri: 7:00am – 12:00pm
Sat: 7:00am – 11:00pm
Sun: 10:00am – 10:00pm
IMC @ Bloomfields
Mon – Sun: 09:00am – 12:00am
Dún Laoghaire S.C
Mon – Weds & Sat: 08:30am – 07:00pm
Thurs & Fri: 08:30am – 9:00pm
Sun: 12:00pm – 6:00pm
Dalkey Cabs: 285 4444
VIP Cabs: 284 4444
Blackrock Cabs: 288 9911
Cabs 2000: 269 1111
City Cabs: 872 7272
Dalkey Taxis: 285 7777 & 285 7799
City Cabs: 668 3333
NRC Taxis: 677 2222
Southside Cabs: 283 6622
Sailing to Ireland
Stenaline Ferry run daily services run between Dún Laoghaire and Holyhead, please see http://www.stenaline.ie for further details
Timetable information correct until jan 09 / Check in no later then 45 minutes before departure
Dún Laoghaire to Holyhead (approx 99 mins)
Depart: 11.10 Arrive: 12.45
Depart: 18.00 Arrive: 19.39
Holyhead to Dún Laoghaire (approx 99 mins)
Depart: 08.55 Arrive: 10.34
Depart: 15.15 Arrive: 17.04
Flying to Dublin
Dublin Airport: http://www.dublin-airport.com
From Dublin Airport there is an aircoach bus service that shall bring you to Dublin city centre. From the city centre you can catch a DART serivce or a bus to Dún Laoghaire very easily.
The Patton Flyer – Special Bus Service that runs directly from Dublin Airport to The Royal Marine hotel in Dún Laoghaire and vice versa.
Schools & Family Programme 2013
Schools Programme 2013 Announced!
Please click here for details of the Schools Programme and booking information.
For 2013 the price for all school theatre bookings has been maintained at just €3 per student, with tickets available from Monday 20th May.
Please note: events sell out quickly, please book early to avoid disappointment!
Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival
The full programme of events for 2013 will be announced in July.
Click here to download the Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival Programme for 2012.
2013 Irish Times Poetry Now Judges
Peter Sirr, Mary O'Donnell and Ruth Webster have been announced as the judges of the Irish Times Poetry Now Award 2013. The Award celebrates the best collection of poems published by an Irish poet in 2012. Previous winners include Michael Longley, Seamus Heaney, Derek Mahon, Dorothey Molloy, Harry Clifton and Sinead Morrissey. The winner will receive €2,500. The shortlist will be announced on the www.mountainstosea.ie and in The Irish Times during the summer .
Participation in Mountains to Sea
Mountains to Sea is a curated festival and participation is by invitation only with writers selected by the festival curatorial team.
The closing date has now passed for the submission of proposals and ideas for the Festival.
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