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Raheny is a northern suburb of Dublin, Ireland. It is centred on a historic settlement, first documented in 570 AD . It is also a civil parish in the ancient barony of Coolock. The coastal hamlet grew rapidly in the 20th century, and is now a mid-density Northside suburb with a village core.Location and accessRaheny is on the coast about 8km from Dublin city centre and 7km from Dublin Airport. It is administered by Dublin City Council. The county boundary with Fingal lies close by. Nearby areas include Killester, Clontarf, Artane, Kilbarrack, Coolock and Donaghmede, and the skyline is dominated by Howth Head.Raheny is bisected by the Howth Road (R105) and the R809 (coming from Bull Island, in turn Watermill Road, Main Street, Station Road) and is also accessed from the Malahide Road (R107), the coastal James Larkin Road (R807) and the R104 (including the Oscar Traynor Road and Kilbarrack Road).Raheny railway station, opened on 25 May 1844, overlooking the village centre, serves the DART suburban railway system and the Dublin-Belfast main line, and parts of Raheny are served by other DART stations, Harmonstown and Kilbarrack, on the same line. Raheny is also served by Dublin Bus (routes 29A, 31, 32, 32A, 32B and the rare 105 and 129, and at night, 29N and 31N) and has a taxi rank. There are three service stations, one at each end of the area and one at a motor dealership in the village centre. The one in the centre of the village does not sell fuel, however.Raheny is in County Dublin. With our online itinerary creator, Ireland vacations can be built around trips to Raheny and other destinations in Ireland.
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