Address: Sue Ryder House, Carrig na Greine, Coliemore Road, Dalkey, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
Tel: (01) 2300199
The Sue Ryder House in Dalkey is situated in a superb location overlooking Dublin Bay and Dalkey Island, close to all the amenities in the village and a short walk from the village centre with its restaurants cafes and pubs.
When the site was purchased from the Loreto nuns it included Carrig-na-Greine, the former family home of a well known family of jewellers dating from the early 18th century. The house, which has a preservation order, required an enormous amount of work to be carried out on it to turn it into a community centre and apartments for the residents of the Sue Ryder House in Dalkey.
The refurbishment of the house was completed as a Millennium Project for the Sue Ryder Foundation in Ireland.
At the moment there are forty eight units of accommodation in a combination of bungalows and apartments. The Foundation provides 24 hour on-site support, lunch seven days a week, as well as a laundry and cleaning service, all of which is inclusive in the weekly charge.
It is impossible not to live in the tranquility of the Sue Ryder House in Dalkey. There you can enjoy the security offered together with all the other advantages that go with style of sheltered accommodation.
Living in the Sue Ryder House in Dalkey also means becoming part of a well-known established community with plenty of outside activities and good shopping facilities and social amenities in the immediate vicinity.
The Sue Ryder development in Dalkey is on one of the most prestigious sites in South Dublin, with views over the whole of the Dublin Bay. The site consists of 35 bungalows & 15 apartments.
Dalkey, as a beautiful village provides excellent services to the local community and promotes healthy living beside the sea. Dalkey has a wide variety of shops including many restaurants & coffee shops, bakeries, local retirement groups, a post office, newsagents, churches all a 2 minute walk from the Sue Ryder development. This along with its proximity to Dublin city centre makes Sue Ryder - Dalkey a wonderful place to live
Dalkey also promotes its heritage town status with local book festivals and talks and is proud of its locality with various festivals throughout the year such as the local Crab & Lobster Festival each August.
The Sue Ryder Foundation in Dalkey is a significant component in the community of Dalkey and the Foundation works with the local business and community groups to enhance the lives of the residents at the Dalkey development. The Foundation also opens its doors to retirees in the vicinity to avail of the activities held within the development, for example some take part in the walking groups and aerobics classes.
Computer classes are delivered by the Transition Year students from Loreto Dalkey with the aim of teaching the residents computer basics on a one to one basis.
A local priest comes and says mass on a Saturday evening in the beautiful oratory.
The residents in the Dalkey development are able to enjoy their retirement in a stress free environment, living independently in their charming bungalows or apartments with wonderful sea views. Within this close knit community residents have the opportunity to relax and to enjoy their retirement to the full.
Residents here at Sue Ryder - Dalkey particularly enjoy their home cooked meal every day, their weekly laundry service provided and their homes being cleaned from top to bottom. However, what all residents hold most dearly is their sense of security, knowing that there would be someone at the end of the phone, not only in the case of an emergency but also just to talk to.