Lucan Village is situated less than 10 miles from Dublin City Centre and has the River Liffey flowing through the village centre. Lucan has a wide variety of shops, cafes, restaurants, bars and retail outlets. Local sports clubs include golf at the Hermitage and Lucan golf clubs, football at Lucan United soccer club and Lucan Sarsfields GAA club and there are a variety of local rugby clubs. There are many local parks including the Phoenix Park, St. Catherine’s, Ballyowen and Willsbrook Parks.
For the shopping enthusiast there is The Liffey Valley shopping centre which opened its doors in 1998 and is one of Ireland’s largest shopping and leisure destinations. Local schools include Castleknock College, Kings Hospital and Mount Sackville.