At a Glance
Get to know the Neighbourhood
Rathgar is one of Dublin’s most celebrated districts, well known for a history steeped with literati (James Joyce was born in the neighbourhood and there are rumours of Bram Stoker stalking the streets like one of his most famous characters!). The streets are lined with magnificent period homes, and handsome railed squares dot the area.
Historically a popular neighbourhood amongst Dublin’s elite, the area continues to draw upmarket residents and young professionals to its bustling village centre, replete with artisan coffee shops, restaurants, pubs and boutique shopping. Residents enjoy meeting for breakfast, lunch and dinner at the well-loved Bijou Restaurant or grabbing a cup of coffee to mingle outdoors at Herzog Park, with its swings and ziplines. Sport fans have plenty of options, with Rathgar Tennis and Bowling Club, golf, hockey, rugby and GAA facilities all in the immediate vicinity. The urban amenities of Rathgar village are matched with a family-friendly selection of some of Dublin’s finest schools, such as Stratford College, Rathgar Junior School, Alexandra College and more.
Rathgar is conveniently located just 3.5 kilometres from Dublin city centre. Residents can enjoy all that nearby Ranelagh and Rathmines have to offer, and Rathgar offers an excellent choice of public transport options. Bus service runs through the area regularly and the Luas green line is a quick walk away at Beechwood or Milltown.
- Proximity to the city centre with excellent bus routes
- Village feel with local boutiques, delis, restaurants shops, parks, and sports facilities
- Victorian and Edwardian architecture
- Exclusive and secure neighbourhood
- Access to some of the most well-known schools
- Green line (Brides Glen/Broombridge) at Milltown and Beechwood
- 15 – Ballycullen to Clongriffin
- 15B – Stocking Avenue to Ringsend
- 65 – Poolbeg Street to Ballymore