The Merrion, one of the finest Dublin hotels is ideal for luxury breaks in Dublin with a host of attractions nearby. The Sports enthusiast is well serviced with numerous sporting grounds to choose from. Please choose from the selection below:
Portmarnock Golf Club
Portmarnock, Co Dublin.
Tel: + 353 1 8462968
Universally acknowledged as one of the truly great links courses, Portmarnock is situated to the north side of Dublin, about 12 miles from the city centre. Its quality and location have made it a splendid venue for some of the game’s great events
Royal Dublin Golf Club
North Bull Island Nature Reserve,
Tel: +353 1 833 6346
The Royal Dublin Golf Club is one of Ireland's oldest and most prestigous golf clubs. Founded in 1885, Royal Dublin is a classic golf links located just north of Dublin city centre on the famous Bull Island nature reserve.
Druids Glen Golf Club
As a leading Golf Course in Wicklow, Druids Glen is often referred to as "The Augusta of Europe". The flora and fauna of the Glen provide a colourful backdrop to a magnificent golf course. The forests and streams produce a haven for wildlife in what was once a home to the Druids.
Tel: 01 2873600
Designed by Arnold Palmer, The Palmer Course and The Smurfit Course at The K Club are considered two of Europe's finest Championship Courses.
Tel: 01 6017200
Leopardstown Race Course
Tel: +353 1 2890500
Located just six miles south of Dublin's City Centre, Leopardstown Racecourse is Dublin's premier race trac. 22 racemeetings are held throughout the year, including the 4 Day Christmas National Hunt Festival and the prestigious Irish Champion Stakes, part of the World Series Championship.
The Curragh Race Course
Tel: +353 45 441 205
The Curragh Racecourse in Kildare is the head quarters of horse racing in Ireland since the first race took place in 1741 and one of Ireland's premier sporting venues.
Less than an hour from Dublin, they host the best flat racing in the country from March to October with 18 race days including all five Classic Races featuring the Etihad Airways Irish 1000 Guineas, Abu Dhabi Irish 2000 Guineas, Darley Irish Oaks, Irish St leger and the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby.
Fairyhouse Race Course
Tel: +353 1 825 6167
Fairyhouse Racecourse is located at Ratoath just 15 miles from Dublin City and is home to the Irish Grand National since 1870.
The Aviva Stadium:
Formerly Lansdowne Road, The Aviva is a landmark known to all Dubliners and is located in the heart of the Ballsbridge area, Dublin 4.