Welcome to our home.

You are very welcome to 17, St It’s Rd, Glasnevin. We hope you have an enjoyable stay. Please make yourselves at home.


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To operate

Small remote: Red button until red light on box flashes 

Source button - HDM1 for Netflix, HDM2 for TV

Long remote: Red button until green light comes on box


Red switch on wall to On

To cook in the main oven. Choose your temperature then press the + button on the small screen until you see the oven light up. 


Bin built into kitchen island unit.

Black bin: for general waste. Goes into Black bin in front garden.

Front bin: for recycling waste (not in bags). Put this loose into Green bin in front garden.

Side bin with yellow lid: for food waste. Goes into Brown bin on front garden.

On Tuesday night (April 23rd) Green bins goes outside front gate on pavement.


Washing machine and dryer in kitchen. Washing tablets under sink.

Shower - 

The shower is in the upstairs bathroom. It is a simple shower not electric.

Heating and hot water -

There is no need for heating at this time year. 

I will leave the hot water on auto - this means that there will be hot water all the time. 


Please use area directly in front of the house, not in front of neighbour’s houses. Use orange cones to reserve spot (you will find the Cones in the front garden beside the bins) There are also free parking spots available to the as you enter St Ita’s Rd on the left. 

Local shops:

Small Tesco supermarket, Drumcondra (15 minutes walk through Griffith Park)

LIDL, Slaney Rd (10 mins drive or 20 mins walk through Glasnevin cemetery)

O’Brien’s Wine Shop, Hart’s Corner (10 mins walk) in the direction of Phibsboro

Honest2Goodness Farmers food market, Slaney Rd Industrial Pk every Saturday (beside LIDL) Nice place to shop and eat some lunch/breakfast

Our Area

Griffith park is a lovely park located a 5 minute walk from the house with the Tolka river running through it. Turn Left when you leave St Ita’s Road.

Botanic Gardens are amazing and well worth a visit, a 5 minute walk from the house. Turn right at when you leave St Ita’s road.

You can cut through the Botanic gardens to visit Glasnevin cemetery and Genealogy Centre. The the famous Gravedigger’s pub on the outside of the Cemetery. It is famous for having the best pint of Guinness in Dublin. Glasnevin cemetery also has a very good museum, Glasnevin museum and does tours of the cemetery.

Eating and Drinking

Near our House -

Our favourite place to eat is ‘Shouke’ restaurant. Its about 15 minutes walk away. 

McMahon’s Cafe (before Botanic Gardens on the left) Good for baked treats, breakfast, lunch and coffee.

Our favourite place to eat is ‘Shouke’ restaurant. Its about 15 minutes walk away. 

Botanic Gardens cafe (inside Botanic Garden’s entrance) Canteen style with generous portions. Ice cream counter.

The Tolka Inn Pub (right of Botanic Gardens entrance)

Fagan’s Pub (Drumcondra end of Botanic Avenue)

Kavanagh’s/Gravedigger’s Pub (cut through Botanic Gardens and cemetery or access off Botanic Rd. One of Dublin’s oldest pubs with a great pint of Guinness.

Washerwoman’s Restaurant (up the hill from the Tolka Inn) Nice restaurant with good local food. Especially good for brunch and lunch.

Hart’s Corner area: 10 mins walk - right at the end of the street then left up the hill. Small shopping and eating area. 

Italian restaurant

Greek restaurant 

post office

O Briens Wine and Beer shop

Phibsboro 15 mins walk (Keep walking straight after Harts corner)

Larger Tesco Supermarket, Chemist, 

Crossguns Pub with Food

Doyles Corner Pub with Food

Drumcondra area- 10 mins walk turn left at the end of our street.

Fagan’s pub: 

Turn left again for -

Insomnia coffee shop, 

Tesco Express supermarket

Then further up the hill a few restaurants : tapas, Italian etc.


Walk to the city centre - 

If you follow Botanic Rd straight through Harts corner and Phibsboro, and continue straight, you will hit the River Liffey and can cross over to Christchurch Cathedral way, or turn left along river into town: O’Connell St on same side, or cross river for Temple Bar, Grafton St etc. Walk to town is about 35-40 mins depending where you are going


Any of the buses from Botanic Rd will bring you either to ‘the Quays’ which is the River Liffey or to O’Connell St. Just check with driver as you hop on. You will need exact change. Buses should cost roughly 2 - 3 euro and takes around 20 minutes if traffic is not heavy.

There is a new bus service running from Botanic Road. The number 155 goes directly to Bray. Bray if a lovely see side town in north Wicklow. It takes about an hour outside of rush hour times (after 10am and before 3.30)


MyTaxi is the best app for calling taxis, you can preload with your credit card details. I can also recommend Fintan Murray for airport transfers, tours or any driving service: 086 847 5072. A taxi into town will cost 10 - 15 euro and will take around 20 minutes.


There is a train Station in Drumcondra (right at Fagans). This train can bring you to Connolly Station for national links including Belfast. It can also bring you to many lovely more local destinations like Howth and Greystones. 

Luas - Tram:

You can get on the Luas at many locations around the city. The closest to us in in Grangegorman. Around 20 minutes walk straight through Harts corner and Phibsboro on your left. 


Viking Splash is a great fun way to experience the city.

Take a DART train from the city centre in either direction to the coast to Howth or Bray, you can’t go wrong, lovely either way. Howth has great cliff walks and Bray to Greystones or Greystones cliff walk is amazing. Happy Pear restaurant and Harbour Bar are good to eat in.

Dun Laoghaire food market on Sunday is great and you can boat from there to Howth.

Glendalough is lovely for hikes around the lakes in the Wicklow mountains and you can take public tours from town.

Rural Pub Tours is a great fun way to get to some of the countryside pubs. 

There are other great literary pub tours around town.

Whelan’s pub is great for live music and gigs.

The Cobblestone Pub, Stoneybatter is great for traditional Irish music.

South William Street. Drury Street areas of town are brilliant for eating and shopping.

Favourites pubs in town: Kehoe’s, South Anne Street, 

The Long Hall, George’s St, 

Upstairs in the Lord Edward, Lord Edward St, 

Nero’s, Chatham St.

Favourite cafes: The Fumbally, Meet me in the Morning

Favourite bar: The Bernard Shaw, Portobello (pizza in big blue bus)

Dublin’s ‘villages’ of Stoneybatter on the Northside or Ranelagh and Portabello on the Southside are worth exploring.

Hope you have a lovely time, 

Leanne, Lionel, Holly & Penny

Please call or email me with any questions, or for further recommendations: 00353 87 970 9644

My next door neighbour Katherine will be happy to help you if need anything. She is in number 19. 2nd House from the end.