Rathfarnham is located 7 km from Dublin’s city centre. It is a historic village retaining all its old world charm. Rathfarnham Castle, a castle under restoration, was built in 1588 for Archbishop Adam Loftus and was one of the largest residences in Dublin, with no less than eighteen fireplaces. Much of the castle’s interior decoration, including eighteenth century plasterwork still survives. Also the Pearse Museum in St. Enda’s Park celebrates the life of one of modern Ireland’s founding fathers.
Marley Park is situated in Rathfarnam and is a 300 acre park with woodlands, walks, ponds, sporting facilities and is often used for concerts.
How to get there.
There are many Dublin Bus routes from the city centre that service Rathfarnam including the direct routes 16 and 17.