The exterior of Dalkey Castle, a short drive from IMI Residence

We love Sandyford but it’s nice to get out and stretch our legs once in a while. We are lucky to have so many lovely places within a few minutes walk. Dalkey and Killiney are within 5-minutes of each other and only 20-minutes from us here at IMI Dundrum. The drive down the coast from Dun Laoghaire to Dalkey and on to Killiney is a sight for sore eyes and something we like to do as often as we can. The round trip will take you less than an hour but we have some highlights along t...

The view across Lough Tay County Wicklow

As much as we love Dublin city, we do get tired of the hustle and bustle sometimes and want to get back to nature. If you feel like escaping daily life, even for a short time, try one of our top 5 day trips all of which are easily accessible by car from IMI Residence In Dundrum. We have put them in order starting with the one closest to us so it's up to you to decide how adventurous you want to be! 1. Dun Laoghaire (9kms – 25 minute drive) This seaside town has everything ...

Four young friends looking up at an indoor rock climbing wall

With Spring still a few weeks ago, the weather is keeping us from getting outdoors but that doesn’t mean we can’t explore the city. Here are our pick of the best indoor activities in Dublin; Galleries and Museums Don’t let bad weather stop you from exploring some of the best of Ireland’s fascinating history. Dublin has some very impressive galleries with some of the world’s best collections. Three of our national galleries are in very close proximity to each other;

A couple holding bags while shopping in Dundrum Town Centre which is located close to IMI Residence Dundrum

Top 5 events To Get Over The January Blues!After all of the hype in the build-up to Christmas, January can feel like a bit of a let-down. We have picked out a few events to ensure you have something to look forward to after all of the Christmas and New Year’s excitement has worn off.1. ShoppingOne sure way to cheer yourself up this month is the January sales. The Dundrum shopping centre sales begin on St ...

A young boy visiting Santa near the IMI Residence in South Dublin.

Christmas seems to begin earlier and earlier every year, with decorations going up before Halloween has ended in some cases. You won’t hear a complaint from us in the IMI Residence though, we are big fans of the silly season and everything that comes with it. This is our top 5 list of events to get you in the Christmas spirit. Ice Skating Nothing is more festive than getting a few friends or workmates together and laughing at each other attempting to stay upright on ice. Fro...