South Dublin County


About South Dublin County

South Dublin is a county in Ireland, within the province of Leinster, and the Dublin Region, a successor to County Dublin, from which its name derives. South Dublin County Council is the local authority for the county. The county contains both dense suburbs of Dublin and stretches of unpopulated mountain.

Affiliate Committee

Colleen Haedshots

Colleen Herlihy

Affiliate Director

Colin Breem

Affiliate Co-director





Tampa Sister Cities Holds’ Return to Ireland” Event


Buckhorn to lead mission to ancestral home

Geography + Facts




356 sq mi


South Dublin Emblem


Mayor Peter Kavanagh

Mayor Peter Kavanagh

Sister Cities

Each year, the City of Tampa dyes the Hillsborough River green to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. People from all over come to Downtown Tampa and Curtis Hixon Park to have food and drinks, and listent to live music while enjoying the green river. Saint Patrick's Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick Irish La Fheile Padraig, the Day of the Festival of Patrick, is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March.

2024 River O’Green Festival


2024 Tampa-South Dublin St Patrick’s Celebration

Irish Dancers

Tampa Sister Cities Returns to Ireland

Irish Dancers

A Return to Ireland

Four Green Fields

A Night in Dublin


Sister Cities

Ireland Signing

2015 Sister City South Dublin County Signing Trip with Mayor Bob Buckhorn

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