Houses for Sale in Donnycarney

Local Area Guide

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Donnycarney is a lovely coastal neighbourhood located 4.8km north of Dublin’s city centre. It is about a 16-minute drive by car via the M50 and M1 Motorways. The Dublin Airport is also in close proximity. The DART and a number of Dublin Bus routes primarily service the area.

Donnycarney is a great place for families of all ages as it is in close proximity to the bustling city centre, yet retains a peaceful seaside feeling.

Property Types:

Donnycarney homes are traditional in architecture, design, and character. Residents are treated to views of a picturesque coast, parklands, leafy terraces, blossoming gardens, mature trees and pristine landscaping.  Donnycarney homes retain old-world Period aesthetics, and one can expect to find styles of Victorian, Red Brick, Terraced, modern, and contemporary.

New construction and refurbished properties are outfitted with modern amenities, tasteful décor, spacious living accommodations, and sustainable energy efficiency. Many homes are within walking distance to the Village centre, and a brisk hour walk to Dublin’s city centre.


Donnycarney features a Village centre, and nearby shopping centres include Killester Village and Artane Castle Shopping Centre. The area offers all conceivable amenities including retail shopping, credit union, convenience stores, pharmacies, supermarkets, health care facilities, and a number of small and large businesses.

The area is also plentiful in delicious restaurants, cafes, coffee shops, and pubs. Donnycarney is green and offers Maypark, Saint Anne’s Park, and the Clontarf Promenade. There are many opportunities for walking, cycling, swimming, fishing, water sports and picnicking.

The area is also abundant in sporting clubs, including Donnycarney FC, Parnells GAA Club, St. Vincent’s GAA, Craobh Chiarain, and Clontarf Yacht & Boat Club.


Donnycarney is host to a number of well-respected primary, secondary, and Scoil schools. Academic excellence is a high priority, and school awards include: Green Schools Awards, Universal Design Grand Challenge Student Awards, and Dance Project Award.

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