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One Hour in Dun Laoghaire: The Peoples Park

When you arrive in a town, its great to have a recommendation of where to grab a good coffee, or somewhere for they children to run around.  So if you have one hour in Dun Laoghaire, I suggest you head to The People Park.

For the flowers alone its worth a visit. Together with a childrens’ park, restaurant, coffee dock and public restroom facilities, it’s a little gem in a busy town.

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The house in the park underwent extensive refurbishment, but if you ask me, it still looks a little crooked! 😉 But beautiful at the same time!

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The original tea rooms were also refurbished and are now split into a take away coffee dock and restaurant, both run by Fallon and Byrne.  I have yet to eat in the restaurant, and would love to hear from anyone who has.  I can confirm the coffee dock makes a mean black tea and americano! They also sell take away salads, sandwiches and cakes.

IMG_3132.JPGFlorabunda!  On Sundays the park hosts a market (11 to 4pm) that is jammed pack with food and craft stalls. On all other days of the week, there is plenty of open space to spread out a picnic blanket and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

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This summer the return of the Ukelele Hooley is much anticipated and the park is host to the main stage. Highly recommended!

cropped-logo_v2-1Finally you have to visit Teddy’s on the seafront for their world famous 99 ice-cream!

Enjoy!

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