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Dollymount

Dollymount

Dollymount, Ireland

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Description Dollymount, often known as "Dollyer" to Dubliners, is a coastal suburban area on the north coast of Dublin Bay, within Clontarf, on the northside of Dublin, Ireland, just East of Saint Anne's Park.Dollymount StrandThe famous Wooden Bridge from Clontarf links to Bull Island and the 5 kilometres long stretch of sandy beach and dunes on the island's eastern shore; while the island is located in Clontarf and Raheny, the beach is called Dollymount Strand.AmenitiesDollymount is primarily residential, having just a few shops and a restaurant, and an ATM, near the fountain pond of St. Anne's Park. Most commercial facilities are found in the main Clontarf centres.The area has a Roman Catholic church, St. Gabriel's, the third and last-built of the three Catholic churches in Clontarf which was completed in the 1950s. A much earlier plan to build a second Clontarf Church of Ireland parish church in Dollymount to complement the church on Seafield Road was abandoned in the 19th century.Manresa Jesuit Centre of Spirituality, located in what was Baymount Castle, is a Jesuit retreat house which hosts meetings and retreats. Visitors on retreat regularly record their appreciation of neighbouring Saint Anne's Park, Bull Island and Dollymount Strand.