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Skerries is a small seaside fishing town in Fingal. The name comes from the Norse word ‘skere’ which became the Irish ‘na sceirí’ which means ‘the rocks’.

Historically, Skerries was an active fishing port and later a major centre of hand embroidery, while in the 20th century, it became a resort town, and a dormitory town for Dublin commuters.

The two Martello towers in Skerries at Red Island and Shenick Island are part of a chain of such towers constructed in the early 19th century. They were to serve as protection from Napoleonic French armies (In the scenario of an invasion) and as an early warning system for attacks.

Amenities include:

  • Bus and train services
  • Cafes and restaurants (Happy Out, Potager, Stoop Your Head etc.)
  • Pubs and bars (Joe Mays, Nealon’s Bar, The Snug etc.)
  • Beaches, walks, hikes
  • EuroSpar, Tesco, SuperValu
  • Holmpatrick National School, Skerries Educate Together National School, Realt na Mara National School
  • GAA, soccer, Skerries Rugby Club, Skerries Golf Club
  • Skerries Mills

Properties in Skerries

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‘Rostellan,’ 55 Quay Street, Skerries, K34 E224
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Halligan O'Connor (Skerries) are proud to present ‘Rostellan,' 55 Quay Street, Skerries. Enviously located on this quiet residential street in…
156 sq.m. (1,679 sq.ft.)