Make a move to Dublin’s secret sought-after streets

These hidden squares and leafy roads are among the capital’s most sought-after

Havelock Square in Sandymount, Dublin 4. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Havelock Square in Sandymount, Dublin 4. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

For those in search of a home, either to buy or rent, it is well worth remembering one of the golden rules of property: you are not just buying or renting a house, you are buying into a neighbourhood.

In some small pockets around the city and county – little squares and streets off the beaten track, where demand is high – agents have a waiting list of buyers wanting something a little more than the obvious. And it is often the more modest houses that share a sense of community, hugely important in a city with a population density of 11,880 per square mile.

The Irish Times
Please subscribe or sign in to continue reading.
The Irish Times

How can I keep reading?

You’ve reached an article that is only available to Irish Times subscribers.

Subscribe today and get the full picture for just €1 for the first month.

Subscribe No obligation, cancel any time.