- Merrion Gates
The area called Merrion Gates, in Sandymount, Dublin 4, is roughly where the northbound Dublin DART line goes inland before the station at Sydney Parade, which lies to the north. Booterstown DART station is the nearest to the south. The lands of the School for the Visually Impaired are here. There were gates on the road here once, separating Dublin from the coastal territory to the south.
Nowadays, it is the border between Dublin City and the borough of Dun Laoghaire that crosses the Rock Road at Booterstown Marsh or Bird Sanctuary.
There is access on foot to Sandymount Strand just to the east of the railway crossing.
A railway station opened here in 1835 and closed on 1 August 1935.
Preceding station Disused railways Following station Sydney Parade railway station Sealink
Booterstown railway station
- ^ Genevive Carbery (31 December 2009). "Dart disruption to continue until this evening". The Irish Times. http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2009/1231/1224261476583.html. Retrieved 13 October 2010.
- ^ Patricia McDonagh (31 December 2009). "Gardai to question trucker in DART debacle". Irish Independent. http://www.independent.ie/national-news/gardai-to-question-trucker-in-dart-debacle-1994779.html. Retrieved 13 October 2010.
- ^ Merrion Railscot - Irish Railways. http://www.railscot.co.uk/Ireland/Irish_railways.pdf. Retrieved 12 January 2010
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