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Civic Theatre Tallaght

Less than 10 minute walk from the Plaza Hotel Tallaght.



Located 5 min walk from the hotel, in the Square Shopping Centre



Edmondstown Golf Club
Dublin 16
Tel: +353 (0) 1 493 1082

The Grange Golf Club
16 Whitechurch Road,
Dublin 14,
Tel : +353 (0) 1 493 2889

Newlands Golf Club
Dublin 22,
t: 353 1 459 3157
f: 353 1 459 3498

Grange Castle Golf Club
Nangor Road,
Dublin 22
Tel: +353 (0) 1 4641043


Ballyknockan Stonecutter's Village

Come and visit Ballycknockan, the Stonecutters Village nestling in the Wicklow hills and overlooking the Blessington Lakes.

Take a guided tour with a local Stonemason and Historian and get an insight into the quarries, Stonemasons, Architecture and people of this stonecutters community. Learn about teh lush Liffey Valley and its townlands that was flooded in 1939 and is now and forever submerged beneath the calm waters of the Blessington Lakes.

Experience the countryside that has played host in many film crews which captured its beauty forever in film such as PS I Love You.

End your tour with a complimentary cup of tea or coffee at the one hub of Ballyknockan’s stone industry which is now a traditional Irish Pub renowned for the creamiest pint of Guinness around and if you are lucky enough, you might even get to pull your own Pint.

The Ballyknockan Inn has a regular Saturday Night Irish Music Session and is known for its impromptu music sessions.


Marlay Park

Only 6km from the Plaza Hotel Tallaght

Marlay Park is a 300 acre suburban public park located in Rathfarnham and has become a popular music venue featuring both renowned national and international stars.


Tallaght Stadium

Just 5 minute's walk from the Plaza Hotel Tallaght

The Stadium has quickly become a house hold name  in Irish Sport. The multi purpose 6,000 seater stadium is home to League of Ireland soccer team Shamrock Rovers.



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Westpark Fitness

Just 10 min walk from the Plaza Hotel Tallaght

Westpark Fitness offers over 60 classes weekly, including step, push and lift, aerobics, circuits, pilates, spinning, and so much more! Tight for time? Squeeze in a 15 minute abs class into your day for a super-fast, super-intense workout that will leave you positively buzzing with renewed energy!

Westpark Fitness includes stainless steel pool and jacuzzi.


Family Attractions

Dublin City Tours - Visit all the main Dublin attractions along the  route including The Guiness Store House, Dublin Zoo and Trinity College (home of the Book of Kells). The tour operates daily from 9.00am and can be joined at any of 23 stops, each conveniently located near one of the most popular Dublin attractions.
Children are free under 14 years.

Welcome to Dublin Zoo - Dublin Zoo is one of Ireland’s Top Visitor Attractions and is located in the Phoenix Park. See the Baby Gorilla born in Dublin Zoo just prior to Mother’s Day.
Leave the car in the complimentary underground car park  at the Plaza Hotel, hop on the Luas and take a bus from Dublin City Centre to the Zoo.

Seahorse Aquarium - Kealan Doyle is a Marine Biologist featured on RTE’s recent award winning documentary “The Seahorse Man”. He now runs Seahorse Aquariums, Irelands largest Aquatic Specialists with over 200 tanks on display of Coldwater, Tropical & Marine fish. The store has a large quarantine section for all new arrivals but a large proportion of the fish are bred on site - the list includes seahorses, clown fish, bangai cardinals, discus, angels, siamese fighters and corys.

Glendalough, Powerscourt Home & Gardens, Wicklow Mountains - Rent a car at the Plaza Hotel end enjoy the beauty of the landscape. All attractions within 15-45 minuts by car.

Russborough House - Russborough welcomes visitors to the demesne (estate) to explore the grounds and walks, explore the rich heritage and the lovely rooms, learn about the Sir Alfred Beit Art Collection, enjoy the Maze, relax and discuss the history of Russborough over a cup of tea or coffee.

Rathfarnham Castle discover the captivating story of secret tunnels and hidden skeletons.

Leisureplex Tallaght - offers you the ultimate bowling experience with ball walls on all lanes, so bowlers of all levels can strike out!! We also provide kiddie ramps for our very youngest bowlers!! There is a fully automatic and computerised scoring system.

Tallaght Adventure World is currently Dublin's leading Children's indoor play centre offering a safe and secure enviroment for all children to come and play.
Tallaght Adventure World currently have a large climbing frame where children from as young as four can let their imagination take hold from being a pirate finding buried treasure to being the monkey in a jungle. To top it off, there is a huge slide to bring you all the way back down, where the adventure starts all over again.
For the younger one, we have a smaller area, where they too can climb and slide and play in a pool full of balls.


The Square Shopping Centre is just 5 min walk from the hotel and boosts over 160 shops, plenty of restaurants and cafes.

The Village Green - shopping centre in the heart of Tallaght Village, just 10 min walk from the hotel. The Village Green caters for all needs by offering a selection of shops, services and amenities.

Dundrum Town Centre just 10 min drive from the hotel, offers over 100 stores and 34 restaurants, a 12-screen cinema, a theatre, 3,400 car spaces and historic features like Town Square, which boasts a dramatic water fountain. Dundrum Town Centre is Ireland’s premier retail and shopping destination.