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Welcome To Palmerstown.
You are very welcome to the Ireland Reaching Out parish of Palmerstown.
Palmerstown (Irish: Baile Phamar), occasionally referred to as Palmerston, is a suburb of Dublin, Ireland. It is located about 8km west of the city centre, in the administrative county of South Dublin. The area is bordered to the north by the River Liffey, to the west by Lucan, to the south by Ballyfermot and to the east by the village of Chapelizod, the south-bank area of which lies in Palmerstown. The village is situated near the Liffey Valley Shopping Centre, east of the junction of the M50 and the N4.
The civil parish of Palmerstown is the most northerly parish in the Barony of Uppercross, County Dublin. Much of Palmerstown has been developed for residential, transportation and commercial purposes over the last half century.
The Palmerstown townlands include Palmerstown Lower (North), Palmerstown Upper (South), Woodfarm Acres, Redcow Farm, St Laurence, Johnstown, Yellow Walls, Irishtown and that part of Chapelizod located south of the River Liffey.Many of Palmerstown's local amenities are located in a cluster along the old Lucan Road, the old (N4)route from Dublin to Kinnegad. It straddles the ancient western highway which borders Palmerstown Upper and Palmerstown Lower. Robin Villas and Hollyville were labourers' cottages built at the beginning of the last century. The old national school is now a community centre. Stewarts Hospital, (formerly the residence of the Hely-Hutchinson family, the Roman Catholic Church of St. Philomena, the National School, the Palmerstown House Pub and Restaurant and a variety of general enterprises, including a bank and convenience stores are located here.Stewartscare is an old health care facility at the Stewarts buildings and grounds which overlook the meandering Liffey valley. The Stewarts complex houses the administration of the Irish Health Service Executive. . Stewarts Sports and Leisure centre is open to the general public. It also hosts an annual summer camp.
The main building of Stewartscare and HSE from Mill Lane.
Glenaulin Park, adjacent to St. Patrick's GAA Club and home to many local sports fixtures
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Ba mhaith loim ta go maith ar do thuras na fionnachtana , I wish you well on your journey of discovery.