Culture

Sports Promotion and Recreation

Dublin City Council is promoting mainstream Sport and Recreation amongst all the citizens of Dublin, by providing a range of activities aimed at getting people more physically active. These programmes are for all the citizens of Dublin City, with a special focus on new immigrant communities, children under ten, older people, people with disabilities, women and girls.

There are currently four Sport and Recreation Officers.

Ringsend Park

Located in the heart of Ringsend and Irishtown off Strand Street on 10.58 hectares, the park comprises of grassed based soccer and GAA pitches, synthetic pitches, kick-about areas playgrounds and athletics track. There are also a substantial number of mature and semi-mature deciduous and evergreen trees in the park.

Peace Park

Image of water feature in Peace Park

Ormond Square

Image of the playground at Ormond Square

Mountjoy Square Park

Address: Mountjoy Square, Dublin 1.
Phone: 01-855 4030
Area: Central
Category: Georgian and other squares

Mount Bernard Park

 

Image of Mount Bernard Park

Maypark (Donnycarney Park)

Located off the Malahide Road and extending to 3.25 hectares (8 acres), this small local park provides mainly a football facility. The park, developed initially in the 1950's, has been undergoing improvement works in recent years, including a new pavilion facility to replace the  and long-demolished pavilion added originally in the mid 1960's, however the park has probably not achieved its full potential yet given its prominent location.

Griffith Park

Image of River in Griffith Park

Fitzwilliam Square

Address: Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2.
Area: South East Area  
Category: Georgian and other squares

A small privately-owned Square with access only for adjoining householders, Fitzwilliam Square was developed in the early 19th century when the surrounding Georgian houses were completed.

Eaton Square Park

Image of Eaton Square Park

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