() is an outer suburb of Dublin
, about 7km from the city centre, in the administration of Fingal County Council
, within County Dublin
In recent years, development has begun, with a housing estate called Drynam Hall, and major developments to come.
On the Northside
of the city, in the former green belt between the suburbs of Balgriffin
, Kinsealy is situated around the Malahide Road, and is served by Dublin Bus
. It has a Roman Catholic
church, by a secondary road to Portmarnock.
In addition to the few businesses in Balgriffin, Kinsealy has a pet shop, garden centre and greengrocer, and a research station of Teagasc
. In the Drynam housing estate are a beauty salon, Chinese take-away and pharmacist.
Points of note
The area was home for many years to Charles Haughey
, a leading but controversial Irish politician who more than once held office as Taoiseach
(Prime Minister). He lived at Abbeville, a Georgian "big house", set in grounds opposite the church, and whose lands are now planned for development.