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There are loads of top-class golf courses in Ireland which are hardly known outside the shores of the Emerald Isle. Until the 1960's the only way to get to this club was by boat. It was as remote as you could get and still only 15 miles from Dublin, but things have changed. The Island has opened its doors and revelled a fine links courses that rolls in and around majestic sand dunes, with small, challenging greens (the 14th is one of the narrowest fairways you will ever play). The course is surrounded on three sides by the Atlantic and boasts some or Ireland's highest sand dunes. No two holes are the same - you will like this course.


Donabate, North County Dublin, overlooking Dublin Bay and Malahide Village.

Facts and Details

  • Type of course: Links Course
  • Holes: 18 Length: 6078m, Par: 71
  • Architects: redesigned by Eddie Hackett and Fred Hawtree

Green Fees: N/A

Grading: ****

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"The Island is one of the genuine true links courses. A pleasure to play, with a great variety of shots." Christy O'Connor Snr.

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