Leopardstown is in south Dublin 8km form Dublin city centre. Nearby areas include Sandyford, Stepaside, Ballyogan, Foxrock and Stillorgan. The area has many business parks including Central Park which is home to Vodafone, Merrill Lynch, First Active, LeasePlan, Tullow Oil, Volkswagen Bank, and Vivas Healthcare. The area has excellent public transport links, easy access to the M50, N11 and the nearby Luas Green line. The area is home to Leopardstown Racecourse one of Irelands most famous Irish horse-racing venue. Local amenities include Centra, Baan Thai, Leopardstown Shopping Centre, Giraffe childcare, Westwood gym and swimming pool, Leopardsown golf course and Leopardstown tennis club. There are also a number of creches and primary schools in the catchment.