At a Glance
Get to know the Neighbourhood
Knocklyon is a popular south Dublin suburb and a recent site for new development and housing estates. The area is well-loved by families looking to settle in an area with plenty of green space, excellent schools and every conceivable amenity on the doorstep. Dublin city centre is just 9 kilometres away and easily accessed by a number of bus routes.
This neighbourhood is ideal for the active resident. The nearby Dublin Mountains offer scenic walking paths through its wooded areas. Within the immediate vicinity, there are a number of open spaces and green parks, including the home ground and playing pitches for both Ballyboden St Enda’s GAA Club and Knocklyon Football Club. Knocklyon is known for its vibrant community, with the second largest branch of the Catholic Boy Scouts of Ireland, the South Dublin Model Railway Club and first aid training with St John Ambulance, all exceptionally active clubs and groups.
As far as amenities go, Knocklyon has everything one could hope for. The excellent choice of primary and secondary schools in the area include St Colmcille’s Junior and Senior National Schools and Gaelscoil Chnoc Liamhna. Shopping is available at Knocklyon Shopping Centre, with a supermarket and a variety of other retail outlets, along with shops in the Orlagh and Woodstown estates. For a bite to eat, Knocklyon locals enjoy the Spice Hut, Slice Pizza and the Knocklyon Inn.
- Friendly active community
- Sporting clubs and variety of recreational activities
- Excellent schools in the area, both primary and secondary
- Close proximity to Dublin Mountains and forest walks
- Restaurants, cafes, pubs and shopping all nearby
- 15 – Clongriffin to Ballycullen Road
- 49 – Pearse St towards Tallaght (The Square)
- 65b – Poolbeg St towards Citywest
- 75 – Dun Laoghaire to The Square Tallaght