Fairview is in Dublin 3 on the northside of Dublin city. Surrounding areas include Marino, North Strand, Ballybough, East Wall and Clontarf. Fairview is predominantly a residential area just a short distance from Dublin city centre located on the main Malahide road. There are excellent transport links including the DART station in Clontarf and several Dublin Bus including 20B, 27/BCNX, 29A/N, 31/B, 32/ABX, 42/ABN, 43, 103, 104, 123, 127, 128, 129 and 130. Local amenities include Fairview Park, an expanse green land and nearby are the Westwood gym which has a large swimming pool, gym and indoor playing facilities.