Category Archives: Footpaths

Malahide looped walks – Stay Active – Stay Safe – Stay Healthy

Update Jan 2021: We’re all shell-shocked at the rise in Covid-19 cases. We must all do our best to “stay at home” – but we must also stay active. One tip for making social distancing easier is to ‘Wear wellies … Continue reading

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Malahide looped walks – 4. Abington, Streamstown and Castle

The fourth in our series of looped walks mapped by Stephen Macdonagh. See all Malahide Looped Walks. Begin at Malahide Castle (Swords Rd. gate). Walk along Swords Road to Castle Heath and turn left. Entering Abington keep straight and follow … Continue reading

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Malahide looped walks – 3. Back Strand, Sea Rd and Yellow Walls

The third in our series of looped walks mapped by Stephen Macdonagh. See all Malahide Looped Walks. This 3km walk takes you from the village centre (Townyard Lane) along the inner Broadmeadow Estuary, up Sea Road to the junction with … Continue reading

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Malahide looped walks – 2. Malahide Castle Perimeter

This is the second in our series of looped walks mapped by Stephen Macdonagh. See all Malahide Looped Walks. Malahide Castle perimeter walk is just over 4k but there are many permutations and combinations in this wonderful facility. This walk … Continue reading

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Malahide looped walks – 1. Seamount and Paddy’s Hill

We all need to ensure we take exercise during this challenging time. This 6km walk is the first in a series of looped walks mapped by Stephen Macdonagh. See all Malahide Looped Walks. The views from Robswall park, of Lambay … Continue reading

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Lets share our parks and roads with care

One silver lining of this challenging time is to see so many people out walking, jogging and cycling. We’re fortunate in Malahide to have Robswall Park (Paddy’s Hill), Malahide Demesne and Estuary Park, with lots of green spaces between.  We … Continue reading

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Kill your speed – not our nannas

May 22nd was national slow down day. Despite the lockdown, road deaths are higher this year than last – 56 people have been killed to date – 30% pedestrians. As the sign says:  “Kill your speed – not our nannas”.

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New Street to become pedestrian zone to facilitate social distancing

Unfortunately, social distancing is likely to be with us for the foreseeable future. Those of us who shop in Malahide village will have found that social distancing can be difficult to do when queuing outside shops, or attempting to pass … Continue reading

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Connecting communities to amenities

It’s great to share a good news story in these challenging times! There’s now a brand new footpath connecting Ashwood Hall on the Back Road to the playground entrance at Malahide Demesne. The timing could not be better, as due … Continue reading

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