Dalkey Island ( DAW-kee) is an island for which the nearby village of Dalkey is named (Irish: Deilginis meaning "thorn island", with ey the Old Norse (Viking) version of "island"). It is an uninhabited island located in the Barony of Uppercross, about 16 km (9.9 mi) south of Dublin and 3 km (1.9 mi) south of Dún Laoghaire harbour. An important site of pilgrimage for centuries, it has been known as "St Begnet's Isle" since records began. The earliest reference to 'Dalkey Island' is from c. 1782. The island had a population of 8 in 1841.It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Dalkey Island and many more Dalkey attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Dalkey trip itinerary maker.
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Dalkey Island is a stunning little island that is only 350 meters off the coast. Today there was a beautiful rainbow surrounding it!
Dalkey Island is a stunning little island that is only 350 meters off the coast. Today there was a beautiful rainbow surrounding it! more »
Dalkey Island is a striking little island that’s is about 300 meters from the coast. Martello tower, ancient church, goats, seals etc. recommended.
Dalkey Island is a striking little island that’s is about 300 meters from the coast. Martello tower, ancient church, goats, seals etc. recommended. more »
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