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John was our helmsman with his faithful Bowser, he on four legs.
We discovered and named Seagulls Cliff, Goat Canyon and Rabbit Forest ( of ferns). Rabbits in short supply at the moment but they multiply very very fast.
We saw the church, Martello Tower...More
Took the boat across from coliemore harbour. First come first served. 8 euro for adults, 5 euro for kids for a return journey. Lovely up close view of the seals near the landing pier. Nice little walks around the church, fort and martello tower and...More
I went to Dalkey Island on 30 June. Crossing from Coliemore Harbour to the island took about 5 minutes each way. Service operates all day from 10 til 6.
Island is desolate - the only sign of modern life is the landing steps which are...More
Ken the Ferryman was very knowledgeable of the history of the island and very nice. He is the only ferryman during the summer months. Wondered around the small island and took advantage of the scenery from every direction with the camera. Lots of seagulls and...More
Never made it out to the island but the park has a great view of the small island. Looks so close you could swim to it.
Another great park with higher and wider views is Sorrento Park. Might be a difficult climb for some but...More
Situated south of Dublin's city and accessible by car or DART( train) by walking for about 15 min. So ply walk and look across or take a ride across to the island from a small dock. Lovely place to spend some time away from city.
Dalkey Island once had it own government presided over by the King of Dalkey, and Emperor of the Muglins, Elector of Lambay and Ireland's Eye, defendor of his own faith and defender of his own faith and respecter of all others.
This organisation was eventually...More
This was a wonderful journey. Contacted Ken the Ferryman and he took my cousin and I over to the island and dropped us off. He gave us a brief history of the island and surrounding mainland. Stone Age artifacts have been discovered on the island....More
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It's from colimore harbour. If you look it up on the internet or fb you'll see the times. But he's always there. Probably starts around 11. If I find out later I'll post it for you. He literally crosses over to the island... More
It's from colimore harbour. If you look it up on the internet or fb you'll see the times. But he's always there. Probably starts around 11. If I find out later I'll post it for you. He literally crosses over to the island, comes back and goes over again. If there are people there waiting. So not an hourly thing or anything.