Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

Dunleary / Salthill / Monkstown - where it all began

Free Guided Walk

Thursdays at 7pm August 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th and September 3rd & 10th

The original Dunleary Bay and Salthill headland have been transformed by development over 250 years. This short walk will visit the reputed location of the original Dún, cross the old bay, visit the location of the first railway terminus in Ireland, and talk about piers, railways, roads, buildings, factories and a gasworks which reveal a rich history with impact far beyond the local area.


Time: 7pm
Meeting Point: King Laoghaire monument at entrance to Coal Harbour Car Park

Tour Duration: 90 minutes (max.)
Maximum Capacity: 8 people

Public Transport

Dart Station: Dún Laoghaire

Bus Stop No. 2039 Crofton Road, Railway Station
Routes serving this stop:

Bus Stop No. 2037 Royal Marine Road, Queen's Road
Routes serving this stop:

Face Mask Advisable


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Each attendee must book individually.

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COVID-19 Questionnaire

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to protect attendees and staff please complete this questionnaire.
You will be asked to confirm that the answers given are still correct at the start of the walk.

1. Do you have symptoms of cough, fever, high temperature, sore throat, runny nose, breathlessness or flu like symptoms now or in the past 14 days?

2. Have you been diagnosed with a confirmed or suspected COVID-19 infection in the last 14 days?

3. Are you a close contact of a person who is a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 in the past 14 days (i.e. less than 2 metres for more than 15 minutes altogether in 1 day)?

4. Have you been advised by a doctor to self-isolate at this time?

5. Have you been advised by a doctor to cocoon at this time?

6. If required, have you completed a 14 day quarantine following your return from overseas travel?