Adamstown is considered a new town which was planned and developed on a 220-hectare site in 2005, located south of Lucan in West Dublin. It is 16km from the city centre and is considered a tranquil area which is well connected.

There is a mix of apartments, townhouses, and duplexes with plenty of green spaces to enjoy.  Local services include schools, a creche, several offices, small retailers, and businesses.  The nearby village of Lucan offers a wide range of amenities and dining experiences. Liffey Valley Shopping Centre is also a 10 minute drive away.

The area is popular with first-time buyers where both young professionals and families reside in the area. There are several sporting options for children with Adamstown Football Club, a GAA club which promotes hurling and camogie. Other sports clubs include Adamstown Cycling Club and Cricket Club.

The train station opened in 2007, which was a vital part of the development of this area, and it allows for easy access into the city.  In more recent times the area has been enhanced with the opening of the Phoenix Park tunnel, a railway tunnel which now provides a welcome onward service from Heuston station to the IFSC. The area is also well serviced by Dublin bus and the N4, N7 and M50 are all nearby.

Future enhancements to the area have begun with the construction of the first phase of a new €500m urban village development in Adamstown which include apartments, two major supermarkets, 20 retail units and five restaurant outlets. A two acre village green will also provide a vibrant centre for the area, which will bring residences together at community events, markets, and family days out.


Adamstown Castle Educate Together and St. John The Evangelist National School are the main primary schools in the area. Adamstown Community School and Lucan Community College provide secondary, mixed education.


Most options can be found in the nearby village of Lucan. The Lord of Lucan Bar provides good food and a great Guinness. Courtney’s of Lucan has a distinct thatched roof, beer garden and riverside terrace offering excellent food in a traditional setting.  Carroll’s Gastro Pub is a stylish spot with craft beers and modern Irish food.  There are several options for a good coffee and cake in Lucan with O’ Brien’s, Starbucks, Insomnia and a good choice of local cafes.


There is a Londis and Maxol in Adamstown, both perfect for convenience shopping.  For a larger shops Lucan shopping centre has a Supervalu, Dunnes Stores, and a host of local services. Liffey Valley Shopping Centre, one of Ireland’s largest shopping centres is just a 10 minute drive away.