Escape to the green fairways of the Emerald Isle…
One of the great cities of the world, the Irish Republic’s capital is also one of the best bases for a golf vacation in Ireland, with a wonderful variety of classic links, pristine parklands and magnificent five-star resorts to enjoy.
The likes of Portmarnock Old, Royal Dublin, County Louth and The Island are traditional links courses that aficionados will appreciate, while to the south of the City awaits a modern marvel that has become an instant hit – the truly epic European Club. Not forgetting The K Club, venue of the 2006 Ryder Cup, or the superb 36-hole Druids Glen Resort, both of which offer some outstanding inland golf.
And after playing, there’s always the lively nightlife of Dublin’s world-famous Temple Bar and a few pints of the black stuff.
Why book a Dublin golf vacation?
- Play world-class links and parkland courses
- Enjoy the lively Temple Bar pubs and nightlife
- Plentiful direct flights from North America
- Tour the Guinness Storehouse and Jamison Distillery
- Sample some traditional Irish music
- Easy to combine with golf in Northern Ireland
What makes golf in Dublin so special?
Often considered one of the liveliest cities in all of Europe, you really can’t go wrong when you choose Dublin for your next golf vacation. It not only offers golfers an incredible choice of rugged, unspoiled links courses, but also an array of high-end parkland designs so every golfer can find something to meet their preference.
For links-lovers it doesnt get much better than Portmarnock Old, The European and The Island. For those that prefer the tranquility of parkland golf then The K Club, 2006 Ryder Cup host, or Druids Glen will definitely tick that box.
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Incredible golf courses, good Craic and traditional Irish pubs…
The beating heart of the Emerald Isle and one of the most popular capitals in Europe, Dublin is the perfect place for a golf vacation with great golf and traditional Irish pubs in equal abundance.
A land that is proud and passionate about language, music and its history, there is however more to Dublin than just great golf and pubs. Sightseeing, walking tours, museums and the impressive Trinity College are all good options in addition to the Guinness Storehouse and Jamison Distillery.
It's also worth noting that the drive from Dublin to Royal County Down is only 2 hours, so a trip into Northern Ireland is very easy to combine with your Dublin stay.
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History, music, pubs and more
Dublin certainly lives up to its reputation as one of Europe’s greatest city’s. Steeped in history, culture and bursting with culinary options, ranging from traditional dishes to international classics, you are truly spoilt for choice with activities to enjoy off the course in Dublin. If you’re into shopping we recommend Henry Street, the main hub of north-of-the-Liffey shopping, and St Stephen’s Green shopping mall.
The vibrant nightlife centers around Temple Bar: Dublin’s cultural quarter, a fantastic place to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy a pint of the black stuff at the magnificent Guinness Storehouse. If you fancy a bit of history and culture during your trip then visit Dublin Castle filled with museums and staterooms. Alternatively, take a day trip to Cork in the south west where you’ll find the famous Blarney Stone.