Monkstown

Monkstown is a suburb of Dublin located in the Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown County. It is situated on the coast, between Blackrock and Dún Laoghaire. Monkstown is best known for its beautiful coastline and quaint village, with its many displays of historical buildings.

Shopping
Monkstown has several cafes, restaurants, and pubs to offer like Cinnamon, Café du Journal, the Salt Café in Avoca, Amerta, 8A Brasserie, Victoria Chinese Restaurant, That’s Amore, The Purty Kitchen, Goggins Inn and F.X. Buckley Pub.

It has grocery stores within the area like Spar and Butler’s Pantry, with a Tesco nearby in Dún Laoghaire.

There are many local shops such as The Blue Door,  Seagreen and Avoca,.  For grocery shopping  the Blackrock Centre and Dún Laoghaire Shopping Centre  are just a few minutes away.

Transports
Monkstown is served by Dublin Bus routes 7,8 and 75 and the train stations Seapoint and Salthill & Monkstown.

Schools and Colleges
There are many schools in the area; Scoil Lorcáin, Monkstown Park Junior School, Newpark Comprehensive School, Monkstown Educate Together National School, CBC Monkstown Park and  Holy Family National School. Blackrock College and University College Dublin Belfield are also nearby.

Amenities
Monkstown has the Dlr Leisure Centre and the Monkstown Lawn Tennis Club, which was one of the first tennis clubs founded in Ireland.

There is the Blackrock Park nearby. And the St. Michael’s Hospital in Dún Laoghaire or the Blackrock Clinic in Blackrock are just a few minutes away.

Cultural Amenities
Monkstown has the Lambert Puppet Theatre and Knox Memorial Hall to visit and explore. Also, Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, the largest organisation that promotes the preservation of traditional music, has its headquarters in Monkstown. They offer music classes, events, competitions, and have a collection of Irish music recordings, large print library and collection of videos.

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