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People's Park, Limerick

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4.6/5 based on 75+ reviews on the web
People's Park is a public park in Dún Laoghaire, Ireland, near the East Pier.HistoryA Martello Tower was previously built on the site in 1805, which can be seen from maps from 1817 and 1821.The park was officially opened on 29 September 1890. The land had been acquired by the Kingstown town commissioners in 1889 and the park had been designed by J. L. Robinson, an architect who was chairman of the Town Commissioners.The current system of pathways was in place by 1937.AmenitiesThe park is approximately two hectares in size and is bounded by Summerhill Road, Park Road and a railway cutting.The gate lodge is at the entrance at the junction of Upper Georges Street, Park Lane and Summerhill Road.The bandstand is at the centre of the park, with a playground to the east. There are two fountains in the park as well as Tea Rooms and a Garden for the Blind.Sunday Markets are held on Sundays throughout the year.The nearest railway station is Sandycove and Glasthule on Summerhill Road.
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  • It is a small park, but lovely done and very romantic with a little stream. Ideal for a relaxing walk. 
  • Nice Park to relax. Beautiful park in the heart of Limerick. Beautiful planting. Very clean and quiet!
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  • a great place to sit on a summers day. I'm working not too far from it so any day that's nice a group of us go up to sit out and relax and enjoy the sunshine. They also have a café within it which is ...  read more »
  • Buzzes with life on Sundays with the COCO markets. Beautifully developed park but right across the road from the terrible eyesore of Dun Laoghaire baths. Another political quagmire of the towns administartion
  • Beautiful small park. Playground, very good restaurant, fountains, a looot of benches, sunday food market. Nice park
  • Nice Park, not very large but great food every Sunday morning with stands from all over the world. Also great playground for kids
  • Lovely spot in dun laoghaire. There is a food market here on a Sunday. Great for a refreshing walk on the pier and then lunch in the park.
  • Really nice place to go to on a Sunday. If the sun is up, get there before 11 to soak up the chilled vibe
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