Swords is the county town of Fingal in Ireland. It is about 13 km north of Dublin city centre and is part of its commuter belt. The name "Swords" may also be applied to the townland, the civil parish or to the local electoral area. At the 2011 census the total urban population of greater Swords was 42,738.
Fingal County Council's Strategic Vision for Swords is to create a sustainable new city. They have referred to Swords as an "emerging city" and project that the population of Swords will rise towards 100,000 by the year 2035.
In 2012, Swords was named the third best town in Ireland to live in. The survey conducted by Retail Excellence Ireland took into account safety, retail, dining, entertainment, events, car parking and overall attractiveness of the town. Since the mid-1990s Swords has seen improvements in shop fronts, public buildings and footpaths and the restoration of Swords Castle. In 2003 the Irish Business Against Litter Survey scored Swords the worst litter blackspot in the country. Following a huge improvement to litter in the town, in their 2011 survey Swords was declared the second cleanest town in Ireland.
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Corrstown Golf Club is located 4km from Dublin Airport. Each of our superb twenty-seven holes has its own unique blend of beauty and difficulty. The design by Eddie Connaughton provides clever placing of bunkers, thoughtful water usage, and copious
The Pavilions, Swords, Co. Dublin
Carnegie Library, North Street, Swords, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Heritage centre and museum for the town of Swords, and its surrounds, and their histories.
Swords, Co. Dublin
The National Show Centre is a modern exhibition and conference venue right next to Dublin Airport.
Baskin Lane, Swords, Cloghran, Dublin, Co. Dublin
The Clayton Hotel offers a free 24-hour shuttle to and from Dublin Airport, which is 8 minutes away and is located just off the interchange between the M1 and M50 motorways.
Naul Road, Swords, Dublin, Co. Dublin
Carefully restored to retain the character of the original Roganstown House, this is a magnificent Georgian house on the 300-acre Roganstown Estate. It boasts an AA Rosette award-winning restaurant.
44 Main Street, Swords, Dublin, Co. Dublin
Just a 5-minute drive from Dublin Airport, Forty Four Main Street offers elegant guest rooms in the village of Swords, which dates back over 1,400 years. Guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi, and play golf at several nearby courses.
Lispopple Cross, Swords, Dublin, Co. Dublin
Kettle's Country House Hotel is situated outside the lively town of Swords, just 10 km away from Dublin Airport and 22 km away from Dublin City Centre. Free parking and airport transfers are available on request and transfers depend on availability.
Pinnock Hill Roundabout, Swords, Dublin, K67 K6R2, Co. Dublin
With modern rooms, the Travelodge Dublin Airport is just 5 minutes' drive from the main airport terminal. The hotel offers an airport shuttle service, available for a surcharge.
Airport Road, Nevinstown, Swords, Dublin, Co. Dublin
Glenmore House offers great value budget accommodation. The house is located less than 5 minutes from Dublin Airport by shuttle bus and only 20 minutes by car from Dublin City Centre. Free WiFi is available in public areas.
Dublin Road, Swords, Co. Dublin
This award-winning, 4-star guest house is set in historic Swords, 1.5 km from Dublin Airport. It offers spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi, a garden and sun terrace and free parking.
47 Dublin Road, Swords, Co. Dublin
Situated 5 minutesâ drive from Dublin Airport and 5 minutes' walk from the amenities of Swords, Abbeyglen Cottage offers free on-site parking for guests. Free Wi-Fi is available in all rooms.
Balheary Avenue, Swords, Dublin, Co. Dublin
In a country setting the Evergreen Bed & Breakfast is just a 10-minute drive from Dublin Airport. Each large room has a private patio door entrance and free Wi-Fi. Rooms at the Evergreen feature spacious bathrooms with power showers and hairdryers.
3 Rathbeale Court, Swords, Co. Dublin
Situated just 5 minutesâ drive from Dublin Airport, the award-winning Rathview House offers free Wi-Fi throughout and free onsite parking. This detached property is set in a quiet area, a 2-minute walk from the vibrant town of Swords.
Brackenstown Road, Swords, Co. Dublin
Just a 10-minute drive from Dublin Airport, Rose Cottage offers free WiFi and free private parking. Offering garden and valley views, the rooms come with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, tea/coffee making facilities and a wardrobe.
Rathbeale Road, Swords, Co. Dublin
San Augustine is located in Swords and offers bed-and-breakfast accommodation with free WiFi access and on-site private parking facilities free of charge. The property is located 500 metres from the Swords Castle.
18 Seamount View, Malahide Road, Swords, Co. Dublin
With free Wi-Fi and free parking on site, this B&B is situated just 8 minutesâ drive from Dublin Airport and a 12-minute walk from the centre of Swords. Dublin city centre is 20 minutes away by car.
Ennis Lane, Lissenhall, Swords, Co Dublin, Swords, Co. Dublin
Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Emmaus Centre offers accommodation in Swords. Free private parking is available on site. There is a gift shop at the property. Dublin North Suburb is 3 km from Emmaus Centre, while Swords Castle is 1.
melrose park 2 the drive, melrose park, kinsealy, Swords, Co. Dublin
Located in Swords, this air-conditioned apartment features free WiFi. Guests benefit from a large patio and sun terrace. Free private parking is available on site. Dublin city is 13 km away or 10 to 15 minutes' drive from Anam Cara Mews.