Welcome to our Village...

Shankill is situated in the administrative area of Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown. Located in the south-east of County Dublin, close to the border with County Wicklow, it has a population of 13,258 (2006 census).

Shankill, a suburban village with a distinctively rural feel , the gateway to the stunning Dublin Mountain Way and overlooking Dublin Bay.

From the mountains to the sea, from the village to the park, Shankill has it all. With its traditional design street lighting, cobbled pavements, granite walls, vibrant flower planters, Shankill is one the few remaining places in Dublin that has retained a village community.



There is plenty to do in Shankill.

Take a walk in the park, through the wild flower meadows, woodlands and leafy lanes. Let the kids play in playground or bring the dog to the dog park.

Walk or hike through the stunning Wicklow Mountain Way passing Rathmichael Woods, Shankill Castle, Puck’s Castle and Ballycorus Leadmines.

Book a court at Shankill Tennis Club with its newly opened indoor courts. Join Shankill GAA or Shankill FC with great kids teams. Try your hand at bowling at Shankill Bowling Club. Join the ICA, Active Retirement or Shankill Old Folks Associations or check out Rathmichael Historical Society or Classical Music Club. Scouts, Mothers and Toddlers, Youth Clubs, Summer Camps, After School Clubs, Slimming World, Zumba, Yoga, Karate, Sewing Club to name but a few of the activities available in Shankill.

Shankill Village is home a variety of great shops, post office, credit union, pharmacies (late night opening), hair salons, take aways, cafés and the ‘award winning’ local pub Brady’s of Shankill.