Castleknock is a village near the Phoenix Park between the river Tolka and the river Liffey. There is a village in Castleknock with local shops, pubs and take-always. It is popular residential area due to the excellent access to many parts of Dublin via the M50 and N3. In addition the Dublin – Sligo railway line passes through the area. Blanchardstown Shopping Centre and retail parks are just a short drive away. Local schools include St. Patrick’s Primary School and Castleknock Community College.