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Blackrock Etymology - Where Does the Name Blackrock Come From? 

Blackrock, just as the name says, a rock! It’s a rock found in Blackrock Park, most of its mass is now buried under the park. Although the rock is originally a limestone calp, it appears black when it’s wet. If you visit Blackrock, you’ll be able to see it in the north of the pond. 

Blackrock Location - Is Blackrock a nice place to live?

Blackrock is a few miles away from Dublin. Only 25 minutes away by car. In no time, you will find yourself in Dublin and you’ll get to see all the beautiful most famous attractions. 

Perfect Place for Student Accommodation in Blackrock 

If you are one of the people who like quiet environments, Blackrock is just the place for you. Blackrock is originally a suburb village that has its unique character and feels like a separate village even though there’s no rural land that separates it from the urban sprawl of Dublin. That doesn’t mean that there are no fun places to visit over there. Blackrock is considered a residential area with loads of Dart trains to the city, dining restaurants and local shopping centres. You can also enjoy your time at Blackrock Park and get yourself some fresh air while having a picnic on the Priory River.

Blackrock Climate

Weather and Temperature

In Blackrock, you can enjoy a cool summer breeze. However, the winter is considered very cold as the lowest temperature reaches 38°F(4°C) and sometimes it could even be below 31°F(-1°C). Always make sure to grab an umbrella with you as rain doesn’t stop all winter long. Generally, the weather is windy and partly cloudy all year round.

What to Pack and Blackrock Local Timing

An umbrella, unless you like getting wet! You should mainly consider heavy clothes since it’s windy all year round. Don’t forget your furry scarf and your trusty ear-muffs. Thanks to the pandemic, masks are a great way to keep your face warm and your safety intact. GMT+1 is the local timing, keep it in mind when booking your travels and student accommodation in Blackrock. 

Is Blackrock Rural or Urban? 

Blackrock is a seaside village, which makes it rural; however, it is not separated from the urban sprawl of Dublin.

What are Some Must-Visit Places in Blackrock? 

  1. Blackrock Park 

  2. The Blackrock Library

  3. The Blackrock Dolmen Sculpture 

  4. Church of the Guardian Angels

  5. St. John the Baptist Church 

  6. Mahon Golf Course 

Best Places to Eat in Blackrock

We recommend a family pub called “Jack O'Rourkes” for some traditional foods. “little forest BlackRock” an Italian-inspired restaurant in Blackrock with naturally leavened wood-fired pizza, has the best Italian pizza you may ever taste. 

Transportation In Blackrock 

The Dart train service has a station at Blackrock. It is about a 2-3 minute walk from Blackrock Park. It takes 10 minutes on the Dart to get into the city centre. There are also a few bus routes that stop outside Blackrock park. If you're looking to go into town, take the No. 7 bus from Blackrock. It will take around 20-minutes. 

Famous Neighbourhoods For Student Accommodation in Blackrock 

Stillorgan Road, Highridge Green, Fosterbrook, Saint Helen's Road

Other Student Accommodation In Ireland

Besides having facilities for student accommodation in Blackrock, Casita offers student accommodation in these cities in Ireland: 

Carrick-on-Shannon, Cork, Drogheda, Dublin, Dún Laoghaire, Gaillimh, Galway, Raphoe, Swords