Excellent transport links to the city

Donabate has great transport links, with a commuter rail service linking it to Malahide in 4 minutes and Dublin City Centre in under 25 minutes as well as a Dublin Bus Service and it is within easy reach by road of Malahide, Dublin Airport, Swords and the City Centre.

8 Donabate Rail Station

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Exceptional Local Amenities

Donabate benefits from great local shops, restaurants, cafes including Scrumdiddly’s ice cream parlour, local pubs and hotel.

Also, its close proximity to Malahide, which is a mere four minutes away on the train, brings some of the best restaurants and amenities in the country to residents nearby.

Swords with its myriad of shops, restaurants and other attractions is also very convenient.

Locally, there are numerous places and features of interest including Newbridge House and Farm with parklands, Donabate Beach and Portrane Beach, the Martello Tower at Donabate Beach and the Martello Tower at Tower Bay, Rogerstown Estuary and the 19th century listed building at St. Ita’s Hospital.

Great Family Environment

Donabate has several established Montessori and pre-schools. It also has three primary schools and a secondary school, all of which are within walking distance of Kingsland.

The area has a strong community with year round clubs and activities for children and adults alike including dance, music, singing, drama, culture, Irish speaking, martial arts and an array of other indoor and outdoor pursuits.

Sporting Facilities

The area has an abundance of sports and leisure facilities, with five golf clubs, an equestrian centre, tennis club, a planned cycle path, GAA club, hockey club, football club, athletic club and plenty of marine activities, swimming, boating and kite surfing.

Cultural Area

There are many cultural activities throughout the year with the well established Donabate-Portrane summer festival in August, the Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival in September and the Christmas Market Lights Festival and Craft Fair in December.

  • SuperValu
    SuperValu, Donabate Town Centre
  • Scrumdiddly's
  • Keelings Bar & Snug
    Keelings Bar & Snug
  • Beaverstown Golf Club (Adjacent to Kingsland Development)
    Beaverstown Golf Club (Adjacent to Kingsland Development)
  • Portrane Round Tower
    Portrane Round Tower
  • Pasta Castello
    Pasta Castello

Local Area


  1. Super Valu/Butchers
  2. Hairdressers
  3. Beauticians
  4. Boutique
  5. Life Pharmacy
  6. Dry cleaners
  7. Tobins Pharmacy
  8. Florist
  9. Jones Garden Centre
  10. Swords Pavillion Centre

Hotels, Restaurant & Bars

  1. The Waterside House Hotel
  2. Keelings Pub
  3. Chungs Chinese Restaurant
  4. Pasta Costello Italian Restaurant
  5. Scrumdiddly’s ice cream parlour


Primary Schools:
  1. St. Patrick’s Girls School (10 min walk)
  2. St. Patrick’s Boys School (10 min walk)
  3. Donabate & Portrane Educate Together National School (8 min walk)
Secondary Schools:
  1. Donabate & Portrane Community College (12 min walk)

There is a wide range of Montessori schools and creches within walking distance of Kingsland.