Things to See

Church of St Comgall
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Once an important religious centre, the Church of St Comgall and its burial ground have been a ruin for hundreds of years.

Rock of Kilcoole
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The magnificent Rock provides impressive views of the coastal plain and has served as a focal point for settlement since ancient times.

The Breaches
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A salt marsh connected to the sea through a breach in the shoreline, this area is frequented by many waterfowl including the rare Little Tern.

Darraghville - Convent
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A country house built for John Darragh in the late 1700s, this peaceful estate was a convent in the 1900s and retains several original walled gardens.

Ballygannon
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An ancient and once extensive estate bordering the sea, Ballygannon is now a ruin visible from the coastal path to Greystones.

Woodstock House
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Once home to the influential Tottenham family, Woodstock is now preserved as part of Druids Glen Golf Resort.

Kilquade Church
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The parish centre passed from Kilcoole to Kilquade in the 1600s or 1700s. Mass paths converge on Kilquade from surrounding communities.

Walks
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Explore miles of country and seaside walks accessible from the village centre. Walks range from loops of less than an hour, to half-day long distance treks.

The Railway
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Opened at the beach in 1855, the railway once brought many Dubliners on summer holidays. Today the station continues to serve commuters.

Upper Green (Goose Bank)
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Known locally as the Goose Bank, the Upper Green served as common grazing for centuries, and was Kilcoole's original football pitch.

Community Centre
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Originally a boys school, this hall was refurbished and extended in 2015 and now serves as a hub for many community activities.

Foresters Hall
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A legacy of the Irish National Foresters’ Benefit Society, this hall (built in 1913 and extended in the 1990s) was Kilcoole's first community centre.

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