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Royal Canal Park

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Address: Phibsborough, Dublin 7, Ireland
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+353 1 605 7700

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Piles of rubbish, public boozing and urinating. Also swans.

Quite pleasant but best visited on a cold winter day when it's too cold for public drinking. Cans, bottles, litter all over the place. Also heaps of plastic bags overflowing... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 January 2016
Stuart P
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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

Quite pleasant but best visited on a cold winter day when it's too cold for public drinking. Cans, bottles, litter all over the place. Also heaps of plastic bags overflowing with rubbish are dotted along the way. Regular groups openly boozing and of course urinating by the footpath. After delicately suggesting two locals stop littering the canal, one was indifferent,... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2015

ANother reviewer here has get this place mixed up with the park called Blessing Street Park, which is a filled in canal that runs into Blessington basin park. Royal Canal park, is as the address suggests in Phibsboro' besides the Royal canal, it is also just a nice little recreational area, but really just as nice as any other recreational... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2012

Adjacent to the Blessington St. Basin this park was once a flow of the Royal canal until it was reclaimed. Public transport only..don't drive. Public transport via Dublin Bus to Phibsborough and opposite the Library is the entrance to the park.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2011

Pleasant place to get some exercise on a sunny day.

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