Coolmine

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Coolmine Fire Station
Coolmine railway station
Coolmine woods
Millennium Park

Coolmine (Irish: Cúl Mhín) is a residential area in Fingal, Ireland. It is also a townland in the civil parish of Clonsilla.[1]

Location and access[edit]

Roundabout near Coolmine Railway Station

Coolmine is located between the suburban areas of Blanchardstown (to the south-east) and Clonsilla (to the west). It is in the Dublin 15 postal district. It is roughly 15 kilometres from Dublin city. One of the largest shopping outlets in Ireland – the Blanchardstown Centre – is located in the townland.

Public transport in Coolmine is provided by Dublin Bus and a train station on the Maynooth/M3 Parkway Western Commuter line. Coolmine railway station was opened on 2 July 1990.[2] Those Dublin Bus routes serving Coolmine are 37 & 39. The N3 Navan Road is the main road artery.

Amenities[edit]

Coolmine woods[edit]

In the centre of Coolmine is the Coolmine woods. Its main path is often used as a shortcut for people heading towards the Blanchardstown Shopping Centre or by schoolchildren attending Coolmine Community School. Its flat and open grass make it popular for joggers and dog-walkers while during the summer, local football teams train on the grass.[citation needed]

Millennium Park[edit]

The Millennium Park is located between Coolmine and the Blanchardstown Shopping Centre. The park is run by Fingal County Council and its amenities include two all-weather astro pitches, a children's playground, dog pen, skatepark, and exercise stations.

Enterprise[edit]

Coolmine Industrial Estate was opened on 30 May 1983 by Councillor Michael Gannon. The estate is home to a number of businesses and services such as a Post Office, the Blanchardstown Fire Station and several small businesses. There are a number of tertiary services in the industrial estate.[citation needed]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland – Coolmine townland
  2. ^ "Coolmine station" (PDF). Railscot – Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-08-31.


Coordinates: 53°23′04″N 6°23′40″W / 53.384489°N 6.394485°W / 53.384489; -6.394485