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Phoenix Park

The Phoenix Park is over 700 hectares (1752 acres) in area and is the largest enclosed public Park in any capital city in Europe. It was originally formed as a royal hunting Park in the 1660's and opened to the public in 1747. A large herd of fallow deer still remain to this day. The Park is also home to the Zoological Gardens and Aras an Uachtarain and Victorian flower gardens.

The Phoenix Park is only 1.5 miles from O'Connell Street. Both passive and active recreational pursuits may be viewed or pursued such as walking, running, polo, cricket, hurling, etc. The Glen Pond is set in very scenic surrounds in the Furry Glen. There are many walks and cycle routes available to the public.

St Stephens Green

St Stephens Green, Dublin City

Ireland's best known Victorian public park. Re-opened by Lord Ardilaun in 1880 for the citizens of Dublin. This 9 hectare / 22 acre park has been maintained in the original Victorian layout with extensive perimeter tree and shrub planting, spectacular spring and summer Victorian bedding. The herbaceous border also provides colour from early spring to late autumn. Sanctuary from inclement weather can be obtained in the Victorian lakeside shelter or in the Victorian Swiss shelters in the centre of the park.

Over 3.5 km of pathways are accessible for all users. The waterfall and Pulham rock work on the western side of the green are worth of a visit likewise the ornamental lake which provides a home for waterfowl and a garden for the visually impaired. A number of sculptures are located throughout the green. A children's playground is a popular attraction of the park. Lunchtime concerts are performed during the summer months.

The Botanic Gardens

The National Botanic Gardens are situated in Glasnevin in Dublin.

Dublin Garden of Remembrance

The Gardens of Remembrance

The Gardens of Remembrance is a memorial garden dedicated to the memory of all those who gave their lives in the cause of Irish Freedom. Designed by Daithi Hanly it is situated in Parnell square just of O'Connell street.

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War Memorial Gardens

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