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You won’t find the Poolbeg Lighthouse on any of the sightseeing maps distributed by the Dublin tourist offices. That’s because it’s far off from any other tourists' hot spot and getting there is quite an expedition.
We discovered it by accident from the very last...More
We got a day with fantastic weather for our walk out to the Lighthouse. We took the longer route via Ringsend, Irishtown Nature Park and Poolbeg Beach which I would recommend for the views alone.
You can also drive as far as the Shelly Banks...More
I decided to come out here with a friend visiting town, as I'd read a Dublin Guide that suggested this was the 12th best attraction in Dublin.
This is unfortunately not even the 12th best attention in Poolbeg.
The lighthouse itself, is fine. It's a...More
Went there to see the view. After 1 hour walking arrived to the Lighthouse. Was great. On the road meet many people. But when arrived there was nobody. Saw the view. Ate some fruits. And came back to the town.
Nothing more refreshing that walking out to the lighthouse, on any day of the week. long enough to be counted as exercise and short enough to be an enjoyable walk. The views back into Dublin and across Sandymount are fantastic. Really worth it.
Sure it looks great on the pictures but yes, it’s only a lighthouse. The more impressive is the raw sea around, when it’s flooding and the waves crash at the stones, this is great. You can go by car near to the lighthouse, but then...More
Another local attraction that I can now tick off my list .
Poolbeg light house is lovely 4km stroll offering beautiful uninterrupted views of Howth , Dunlaoire & The Sugar Loaf mountain .
Built I'm 1768 this red lighthouse was initially operated by...More
This is a hike along the "South Bull Wall" which is a water break forming the entrance to Dublin harbor. The wall is quite impressive at about 2 miles long from the shore to the end in the Irish Sea....The Poolbeg Light House is at...More
This is a great walk along the South Wall as far as the Poolbeg Lighthouse. You can watch the ferries or a cruise ship arriving and leaving while enjoying the fresh air. There's parking nearby. Wrap up well for the sea breeze and don't forget...More