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Dublin’s Famine Ship

Dublin’s Famine Ship September 29, 2011 | What's New | Read More
The Jeanie Johnson, docked at Custom House Quay on the north banks of the River Liffey in Dublin’s city centre, is a replica of a Famine ship which brought impoverished Irish people fromĀ  from Tralee in County Kerry to America in search of a better life between 1847 and 1855. Visitors can board...

Open House Dublin 2011

Open House Dublin 2011 September 29, 2011 | Events | Read More
Open House Dublin, Ireland’s annual architecture festival, takes place next weekend, from 7th to the 9th October. For three days, more than 120 public and private buildings all over the city open their doors to visitors, who are free to explore the style and design of their interiors. Tours of...

Sunset over the River Liffey

Sunset over the River Liffey September 29, 2011 | What's New | Read More
The River Liffey is the life force of Dublin city, and there is no better light in which to view it than at sunset, when the sky’s oranges, pinks and blues mingle and shimmer in the water below, framed by the reflection of the Georgian buildings which flank the river on either side. The iconic...

Getting around in Dublin

Getting around in Dublin September 27, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Dublin’s public transport system can sometimes be difficult for visitors to negotiate, as there are no proper connections between some of the bus, rail and tram services. However, should you need to connect from one to the other, it will only take a short walk. Connolly Station is the main transport...