Dunshaughlin is named after Secundinus or Seachnall, a disciple of St. Patrick who founded a church on the site in the 6th century which provides an ideal starting point for venturing into the historic countryside.

Dunshaughlin is a relatively compact town with an excellent array of facilities. Amenities in Dunshaughlin which are within reach of The Willows site include Supervalu, Bank of Ireland, Allied Irish Bank, Post Office, Library, the Jack Nicklaus designed golf course at Killeen Castle. The town has a primary Gaelscoil and St. Seachnails National School and there is one secondary school. There are also a number of eateries within the village.

This is an ideal location for first time buyers and families

The Willows is excellently placed in terms of nearby amenities and proximity to the Town Centre; the neighbouring schools, Killeen Castle and Dunboyne Park & Ride are close by. These attributes add to the attractiveness of the site from a development point of view and quality of life.

Dunshaughlin appeals to a large employer base close by including Intel, Dublin Airport, Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown, IBM and many more.

Dunshaughlin is well serviced by both rail and road. The M3 motorway significantly reduces travel times into Dublin City Centre. Alternatively commuters can avail of the rail line which runs from Dunboyne to the Dublin Docklands. It is the largest Park & Ride facility in the country, located at Pace, only 9 kilometers from Dunshaughlin. Trains run every half hour with a peak journey time of only 27 minutes to Dublin city centre.