Sutton is a residential suburb on the Northside of Dublin, Ireland. There is a small commercial core at the Sutton Cross road intersection near our residential location.
Sutton lies in the ancient Barony of Coolock, within the historic County Dublin.
Sutton is surrounded by many beaches. The Burrow Beach is particularly popular among locals and tourists. It is approximately 1.2 km and stretches from Sutton Golf Club to Howth, along one side of the tombolo connecting Howth Head to the mainland. Sutton Strand runs along the coast road and in front of St. Fintan’s church.
There is one main commercial area, with a Supervalu, the Marine Hotel, a post office, and other banking, dining and retail operations.
Sports and leisure activities
There is dinghy sailing off the coast at Sutton Dinghy Club, which is Ireland’s largest dinghy club and is based within Sutton Creek. Golf can be played at Sutton Golf Club, with Howth and the Deerpark golf facilities nearby; footgolf and poc fada can also be played at Deerpark. Suttonians Rugby Football Club, at Station Road, provides for local rugby players and supporters. Sutton Tennis Club has 12 outdoor courts and three indoor squash courts; it is the biggest club for junior squash in the Republic of Ireland. The local soccer club is Howth Celtic whose grounds are located opposite St.Fintan’s primary school on Carrickbrack Road.
Red Rock is a trailhead for the Cliff Walk which navigates a large section of Howth Head and ends at Howth village. Shielmartin Hill is also readily accessible from Sutton.