Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland Cruise Port

The port of Dun Laoghaire in Ireland is a seaside town with around 40,000 inhabitants. Originally established as a launching point for Irish attacks on Britain, Dun Laoghaire is today a major attraction on the cruise circuit. Dun Laoghaire, one of Ireland's largest harbors has two notable piers, the East pier and West pier. The seaside walking scene from the movie "Michael Collins" featuring acclaimed star Liam Neeson, was filmed on the East pier. Cruise to Dun Laoghaire and explore the 820 berth marina, the largest in Ireland featuring numerous boats and yachts. It was opened in 2007 and is the first marina in Ireland to be certified with a gold rating. Yachting and boating are popular activities in the town and there are numerous yachting and sailing clubs that any sea lover will enjoy. Below is a list of several activities you will enjoy on your cruise to Dun Laoghaire:
 
  • Follow in the footsteps of Liam Neeson and walk the piers of Dun Laoghaire. Get great views of the sea as you stroll along these two iconic sea town landmarks. Plus, you get to tell everyone you know you were on the location of a movie set.
     
  • Visit Ireland's National Maritime Museum located inside the Old Mariners Church. The museum houses all types of maritime artifacts, from gigantic ship anchors to tiny salvaged maritime pieces, making a cruise to Dun Laoghaire a worthy experience with a lot to expect.
     
  • No matter your age, Dun Laoghaire offers numerous water sporting activities that are guaranteed to be fun and enjoyable. Revel in many activities such as kite surfing, wind surfing, stand up paddling boarding, and kayaking on your cruise to Dun Laoghaire.
     
  • Tour the port of Dun Laoghaire by segway or bicycle. Offering great mobility, these wheeled transportation modes afford any traveler up-close views of the town and sea, while being fast enough to ensure you will see a lot more than the walking visitor.

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