Explore the Fingal Region & Malahide Castle

Dublin Airport is located in the region of Fingal Dublin on the outskirts of Dublin City. The region offers the best of what Ireland has to offer; old world charm, scenery, and a rich heritage.

This 450sq.km region derives its name from the Gaelic words ’Fine Gall’ or ‘land of the fair haired stranger’ in reference to the Vikings who settled here.

Fingal Dublin landscape is diverse ranging from bustling villages in a rolling country landscape, picturesque seaside villages surrounded by sandy beaches and rugged coastline and vibrant urban towns of ancient heritage all offering fine restaurants and friendly pubs.

A hotel near Malahide Castle

Malahide Castle & Gardens is one of the most popular tourist attractions within the Fingal region of Dublin. If you have some time to spare before your flight or during a layover in Dublin you can take a quick 10 minute car or taxi ride from Maldron Dublin Airport to the castle for a tour or a walk around the beautiful gardens. The castle is one of the oldest in Ireland, dating back to Medieval times and has been a home to the Talbot family for over 800 years, who lived there right up until 1975! There are four beautifully preserved reception rooms and bedrooms open to the public, through which you can take a guided tour. See the original period furniture, paintings and ornaments and get a wonderful glimpse into life in the castle, before taking a leisurely stroll through the 22 acres of stunning gardens, home to over 5,000 different types of plants and flowers.

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