Swords is a large town in Ireland. The town is 12 km north of Dublin City Centre, adjacent to Dublin Airport, and with a population of over 43,000 people, the town is the largest in Ireland.
Photo: Peter Gerken, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

is a historic castle located in Swords, Dublin. Photo: William Murphy, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Tourist attraction
, parts of which date to the 12th century, lies close to the village of , nine miles north of central in . is situated 4 km southeast of Swords. Photo: William Murphy, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Photo: Darcydwyer, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is a seaside town 18 km northeast of Dublin. Photo: Miguel Mendez, CC BY 2.0.

Rolestown, or , is a small village six miles north-west of Swords along the R125 in , . is situated 6 km northwest of Swords.


53.4598° or 53° 27' 35.4" north
-6.2185° or 6° 13' 6.4" west
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United Nations Location Code
17 metres (56 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 52268929
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Also Known As

  • Basque: Swords
  • Belarusian: Сордс
  • Breton: Sord
  • Breton: Sord Cholmcille
  • Bulgarian: Суордс
  • Catalan: Swords
  • Cebuano: Swords
  • Chinese: 斯沃司
  • Chinese: 索茲
  • Czech: Sord
  • Czech: Sord Cholm Cille
  • Czech: Swords
  • Danish: Swords
  • Dutch: Swords
  • English: Swords, Dublin
  • English: Swords, Ireland
  • French: Swords
  • French: Swords, County of Dublin
  • Galician: Swords
  • German: Swords
  • Hebrew: סוורדס
  • Indonesian: Sord Cholm Cille
  • Indonesian: Swords
  • Irish: Sord
  • Irish: Sord Cholm Cille
  • Irish: Sord Cholmcille
  • Italian: Swords
  • Japanese: スウォーズ
  • Korean: 스워즈
  • Lithuanian: Sordsas
  • Lithuanian: Svordsas
  • Lithuanian: Swords
  • Norwegian: Swords
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Swords
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Sord Cholm Cille
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Swords
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Swords i Dublin
  • Persian: اسوردز
  • Polish: Swords
  • Portuguese: Swords
  • Russian: Сордс
  • Russian: Суордс
  • Serbian: Svords
  • Serbian: Swords
  • Serbian: Свордс
  • Serbian: Сордс
  • Slovak: Swords
  • Spanish: Swords
  • Swedish: Sord Cholm Cille
  • Swedish: Sord Cholmcille
  • Swedish: Swords
  • Tatar: Сордс
  • Ukrainian: Сордз
  • Urdu: سورڈز، ڈبلن
  • Welsh: Sord Cholmcille
  • Welsh: Swords

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