Sydney Parade Avenue

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Sydney Parade Avenue (Irish: Ascaill Pharáid Sydney) Sandymount, Dublin 4, Ireland runs from the land formerly known as Ailesbury Park opposite the Merrion Centre at the Merrion Road end, to the sea of Dublin Bay at the Strand Road. Ailesbury Road joins Sydney Parade at the DART station known as Sydney Parade railway station, originally opened in January 1835.[1] Other side roads off the avenue include

The Ailesbury Park end of the avenue has been closed to road traffic, since the 1980s. The avenue was formerly spelt Sidney Parade Avenue.

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Literary Connection[edit]

In A Painful Case by James Joyce, Mr. and Mrs. Sinico lived in a house called Leoville on Sydney Parade Avenue.


  1. ^ "Sydney Parade" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-09-03. 

Coordinates: 53°19′22″N 6°12′33″W / 53.32278°N 6.20917°W / 53.32278; -6.20917