|Suburb of Dublin|
coastline in Glasthule
Location in Ireland
|Coordinates: 53°17′14″N 6°07′25″W / 53.2871°N 6.1235°WCoordinates: 53°17′14″N 6°07′25″W / 53.2871°N 6.1235°W|
|Time zone||WET (UTC+0)|
|• Summer (DST)||IST (WEST) (UTC-1)|
Glasthule (/ɡlæs.θuːl/; Irish: Glas Tuathail, meaning "Toole's Streamlet") is a suburb of Dublin, Ireland. It is along Dublin's East Coast, between Dún Laoghaire and Dalkey.
Every year it celebrates Bloomsday (celebrating the day featured in James Joyce's highly acclaimed novel Ulysses).
The James Joyce Tower is located in nearby Sandycove.
The Presentation Brothers maintain a house in Glasthule and operated Presentation College Glasthule, a secondary school for boys, until 2006.
It is the main setting for Jamie O'Neill's 2001 novel At Swim, Two Boys.
In Sandycove and Glasthule, all on a street of one kilometre (shorter than Grafton Street in Dublin): Butchers, grocer, supermarket, hairdressers, pharmacies, car sales garages, cake shop, bakery, bookmakers, auctioneers, public houses, beauty salons, florists, curtain and drapery shop, boutiques, wine merchants, dentists, doctors, bookshop, veterinary surgeon, post office, restaurants, cafés, late night shops, fish and chip shop, solicitors, dry cleaners.
An Aircoach service links the area with Dublin Airport 24 hours a day.