Glenageary is another popular family residential suburb in South County Dublin.
With expert transport links, renowned schools, leisure opportunities and some fantastic eating and drinking options, it presents the perfect backdrop for family living.
Glenageary is served by its own Dart Station and there are direct links to the Nll and M50, all about three kilometers away.
Schools in Glenageary
There is a great variety of girls schools in the area, pre school, primary and secondary.
- Sharavogue Creche, Montessori and Junior School
- Glenageary/Killiney National School
- Gaelscoil Padraig
- Dalkey School Project
- Our Lady of Good Council, Johnstown/Killiney
- The Harold School
Secondary schools include:
- Holy Child Killiney
- St Josephs of Cluny
- St Laurences College, Loughlinstown
- Loretto Dalkey
Glenageary offers a wide variety of leisure activities on its doorstep. From famous outdoor swimming spots at the Forty Foot and Sandycove, to fantastic walking and play areas, golf and tennis clubs, living in Glenageary means everything is on your doorstep.
Killiney Hill Park, is a popular destination for walkers and hikers availing of the spectacular views, over the surrounding areas: Dublin to the northwest, the Irish Sea and the mountains of Wales (on a clear day) to the east and southeast, and Bray Head and the Wicklow Mountains to the south.
It offers great facilities for dog walking, running, climbing and has some fantastic nooks and crannies providing stimulating activities for all the family.
Other clubs that have great programmes for juniors and adults include include Killiney Golf Club and Glenageary Tennis Club and Seapoint Rugby Club and Cualla GAA.
Eating & Dining Glenageary
Glenageary is in the heart of the fantastic restaurants and pubs at both Dalkey & Glasthule.
In adjacent Sandycove and Glasthule, you’re spoilt for choice in terms of café’s and restaurants with some excellent dining available. Juggy’s Well serves breakfast, lunch and a range of homemade cakes. 64 Wine has a delicatessen, large selection of wine and a café.
While Hatch Coffee is a popular local café, not only because of their delicious coffee and interesting décor but also because of their unique offerings such as Maltester Hot Chocolate and amazing doughnuts.
Odells, a charming and intimate bistro which was opened in 1991, is in Sandycove.
Caviston’s Seafood Restaurant is the adjacent restaurant to Caviston’s shop. It is extremely popular so booking is essential. Menu’s are changed twice weekly, depending on what was caught!
Rasam Indian Restaurant, above the Eagle House, is home to possibly the best Indian food in Dublin. While Daniel’s Restaurant is a mainstay of the area after being run by the same family for over 25 years.
Award winning Bombay Pantry take-away and ready meals is also right in the heart of the locality at Glenageary Roundabout.
Pubs in the area include the Eagle House in Glasthule and Fitzgerald’s of Sandycove, which was established in 1861 and has been in the same family since 1960. One unique feature of Fitzgerald’s is that each chapter of James Joyce’s Ulysses is immortalised in the stain glass windows throughout the pub.
For food shopping there is the award winning Cavistons Food Emporium, 64 and Mithcells. Nearby supermarkets include Lidl, Aldi and Tesco.
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