Donnycarney

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Donnycarney
Domhnach Cearna
Town
Donnycarney is located in Ireland
Donnycarney
Donnycarney
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°22′33.6″N 6°13′7.68″W / 53.376000°N 6.2188000°W / 53.376000; -6.2188000Coordinates: 53°22′33.6″N 6°13′7.68″W / 53.376000°N 6.2188000°W / 53.376000; -6.2188000
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County County Dublin
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)

Donnycarney or Donnycarny (Irish: Domhnach Cearna) is a Northside suburb in the city of Dublin, Ireland. It is mostly residential, around 5 km from the centre of Dublin. It is the home of GAA stadium Parnell Park.

Location[edit]

Donnycarney is bordered by Beaumont, Artane, Killester and Marino, and lies in the postal districts of Dublin 9 and 5. It is mostly residential, located approximately 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) from the centre of Dublin.

Amenities[edit]

Our Lady of Consolation Roman Catholic church, Donnycarney.

Local amenities include restaurants, a credit union, a church, a community youth project in the newly built community centre, a 3.25ha park that has a playground and an all-weather pitch, chip shop, Chinese takeaways and pubs.

Governance[edit]

Donnycarney is part of the Dáil Éireann constituency of Dublin North–Central, whose three elected representatives are Richard Bruton of Fine Gael, elected in February 1982; Independent Finian McGrath, elected in 2002 and Aodhán Ó Ríordáin of Labour, elected in 2011. A high-profile former TD for the area for 35 years was the former Taoiseach, the late Charles Haughey, whose son Seán also held a seat from 1992 to 2011.

Sport[edit]

It is most notable as the home of Parnell Park, a Gaelic Athletic Association stadium where the Dublin inter-county teams play many of their matches, including lower-profile matches which do not warrant the use of Croke Park, the national stadium.

Donnycarney is also home to well known GAA clubs Craobh Chiaráin and St Vincents, who have their base where the area borders Marino, as well as Parnells GAA.

Donnycarney FC[1] is a soccer club whose teams compete in the Athletic Union League.

Notable residents[edit]

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