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A gentle walk

For convenience for me there’s no better escape then a quick trot along the banks of this... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2018
aquina1
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Dublin, Ireland
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A beautiful walk

A lovely local walk that stretches from Rathfarnham to Tallaght or Tallaght to Rathfarnham... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
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8 Feb 2018
“A gentle walk”
5 Nov 2017
“A beautiful walk ”
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Reviewed 21 November 2013

Rising in the Wicklow hills, the river runs to join the Lifey in dockland. RIVER descends steeply to Old Bawn area. This has often caused flooding, there was a housing development in the Dropping Well park, which was destroyed in early 90's, more recently a...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

For convenience for me there’s no better escape then a quick trot along the banks of this surprisingly peaceful small river. For much of the way it runs parallel to a road, yet is mostly hidden. If lucky at all you’ll encounter a squirrel or...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

A lovely local walk that stretches from Rathfarnham to Tallaght or Tallaght to Rathfarnham . Stopping at the Weir in Firhouse , it's such a peaceful area , listening to the water flowing u could be anywhere . The walk is popular with dog walkers...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Leisurely stroll on a weekday afternoon. Beginning at Firhouse Weir I travelled along the river to the new bridge. This is an easy stroll for all age groups.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Interesting walk from Tallaght along the Dodder river to The Weir - with new bridges recently opened to extend the walk from The park near the Old Mill all the way to Templeogue bridge.

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Reviewed 17 June 2015

The Dodder, winding its way across a good portion of southern Dublin, is a wonderful basis for a walk or cycle, birdwatching, fishing and if lucky, spotting of other wildlife. It and its tributaries once supported dozens of industrial mills and were heavily polluted, but...More

2  Thank JW D
Reviewed 21 November 2013

Rising in the Wicklow hills, the river runs to join the Lifey in dockland. RIVER descends steeply to Old Bawn area. This has often caused flooding, there was a housing development in the Dropping Well park, which was destroyed in early 90's, more recently a...More

3  Thank KandMdublin
Reviewed 11 September 2013

A well known journalist did a fine piece for his paper recently, and "introduced" the Dublin public to this gem of a walk. Our walking group are taking it as a Saturday trek shortly and, perhaps, stopping off at some "watering holes" along the way....More

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