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Explore Swords in Ireland.

Swords in the region of Leinster with it's 29,816 inhabitants is a place in Ireland - some 9 mi (or 14 km) North of Dublin, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Swords in Ireland

Current time in Swords is now 11:49 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Dublin" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Manchester, Liverpool, Lisburn, Glasgow, Edinburgh or Cloughran. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

6°C / 42 °F Few clouds
Morning Temperature 6°C / 43 °F
Evening Temperature 7°C / 44 °F
Night Temperature 5°C / 41 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 1017.5 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 12% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Saturday, 25th of November 2017
Light rain, strong breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 7°C (45 °F)
Night: 8°C (46 °F)
Sunday, 26th of November 2017
Moderate rain, fresh breeze, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 9°C (47 °F)
Night: 8°C (47 °F)
Monday, 27th of November 2017
Moderate rain, high wind, near gale, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 9°C (48 °F)
Night: 8°C (46 °F)


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Build Your Business Breakfast Series: Accessing Investment On The Continent

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Hibernia College 2017 Autumn Graduation

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Half Day Golf School At The Carr Golf Centre At Spawell

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Irish Association Of Pharmacologists Annual Meeting Friday, 24.11.17

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Queens Of The Stone Age

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Shed Seven

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Introductory Performance Analysis Course

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Takin The Mic With ANNE GILDEA

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Interesting facts about this location

Swords Castle

Swords Castle was built as the manorial residence of the first Anglo-Norman Archbishop of Dublin, John Comyn, around 1200 or a little later in Swords, just north of Dublin. The castle was never strong in the military sense, but is unusual in that the perimeter wall of 305 metres is far larger than normal for an Irish castle.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 53.46, -6.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Castles in Fingal, Historic house museums in the Republic of Ireland, National Monuments in County Dublin, Swords, Dublin

Malahide Castle

Malahide Castle, parts of which date to the 12th century, lies, with over 260 acres of remaining estate parkland (the Malahide Demesne Regional Park), close to the village of Malahide, nine miles (14 km) north of Dublin in Ireland.

More reading: Malahide Castle homepage
Located at 53.46, -6.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Botanical gardens in the Republic of Ireland, Castles in Fingal, Historic house museums in the Republic of Ireland, Malahide, Museums in Fingal, Parks in Fingal, Railway museums in the Republic of Ireland, Visitor attractions in Fingal

County Dublin

County Dublin (Irish: Contae Bhaile Átha Cliath or Contae Átha Cliath) is a county in Ireland. It is part of the Dublin Region and is in the province of Leinster. It is named after the city of Dublin, which is the capital of Ireland. County Dublin was one of the first parts of Ireland to be shired by King John of England following the Norman invasion of Ireland. The area of the county no longer has a single local authority; local government is now split between three authorities.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 53.46, -6.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Counties of the Republic of Ireland, County Dublin, Leinster


Santry (Irish: Seantrabh, meaning "Old tribe") is a suburb on the Northside of Dublin, Ireland, bordering Coolock, Glasnevin and Ballymun. Today it straddles the boundary of Dublin City and Fingal County Council area. The character of the area has changed in the last 100 years, from a district centred on a large estate, and later small village, to a modern, rather dispersed, mixed-use suburb.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 53.46, -6.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Towns and villages in County Dublin

Stardust fire

The Stardust fire was a fatal fire which took place at the Stardust nightclub in Artane, Dublin, Ireland in the early hours of 14 February 1981. Some 841 people had attended a disco there, of whom 48 died and 214 were injured as a result of the fire. The club was located where Butterly Business Park now lies, opposite Artane Castle Shopping Centre.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 53.46, -6.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:1981 fires, 1981 in Ireland, Arson in Europe, Artane, Fire disasters involving barricaded escape routes, Fires in the Republic of Ireland, Mass murder in 1981, Nightclub fires, Public inquiries in Ireland

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