The Island Golf Club is one of Ireland’s Premier Links Golf Courses, situated just off the main M1 (N1) Dublin to Belfast route, near the village of Donabate. This links course is located across the estuary from the quaint village of Malahide, just North of Portmarnock.
The links itself requires excellent shot making skills and offers countless superb holes. Despite its nearness to Dublin, the enormous dunes that are scattered throughout the golf course give it a secluded feel.
- FOUNDED 1890
- DESIGNED Martin Hawtree
- TYPE Links
- PAR 71
- LENGTH 6,650 yards
- HOLES 18
Where to Stay
Nearby: 4* Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links; 4* Grand Hotel Malahide
City Centre: 4* O’Callaghan Davenport; 4* O’Callaghan Alexander; 3* O’Callaghan Monte Clare; 4* Clarence Hotel.
What to See and Do
For your time in Dublin, you will most likely be based in Portmarnock, less than 15km from Dublin City Centre, or in the City Centre itself. This gives you easy access to the abundance of options available to fill your non-golfing time. From the Guinness Storehouse to Kilmainham Gaol, or Dublin Zoo to the National Aquatic Centre, there is something for everybody.
Dublin Zoo is Ireland’s largest and most popular Zoo where you can enjoy and learn about creatures of all shapes and sizes. Dublin Zoo is home to over 400 animals in a safe environment and strives to educate visitors on protection and conversation of its varied and diverse inhabitants.