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A picturesque seaside town in Fingal (north county Dublin region), Malahide has, despite the inevitable residential and commercial development in the area, retained much of its original village atmosphere.
A former overall winner of the National Tidy Towns Award, Malahide is always highly placed in the competition at both a local and national level.
The sea has played a major role in the development of tourism in the town which is extremely popular with bathers and watersports enthusiasts. With the only natural inlet along the East Coast, a well-established yacht club and a 300-berth marina, Malahide is also a popular destination for visiting yachts from Ireland and overseas while the sheltered, inland Broadmeadow Water estuary is ideal for dinghy sailing and windsurfing.
Known as the gourmet capital of the East Coast, Malahide offers a multinational choice of restaurants noted for the quality and variety of their food; pubs with traditional music; and accommodation ranging from 4* and 3* hotels with extensive conference facilities to numerous, moderately priced B&Bs.
Malahide Castle and demesne – now under the care of Fingal County Council is one of the town’s most attractive landmarks while it offers an unequalled array of social activities and sports ranging from tennis to golf and team sports such as cricket, rugby, soccer and gaelic games.
With a reputation as one of County Dublin’s most desirable places in which to live, Malahide has developed into a modern, progressive town and into a business centre with a strong emphasis on the retail trade and professional services.
For more detailed information on Malahide, visit www.malahide.ie