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Culture Night 2011

Culture Night 2011 September 8, 2011 | Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Visitors lucky enough to be in the city on 23rd September this year are in for a cultural treat, as Dublin’s museums, galleries, churches, historic houses, artists’ studios, cultural centres, libraries and many other places of interest will throw open their doors to the public for the annual...

Travel solo in Dublin

Travel solo in Dublin August 1, 2011 | Food, Hotels, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Whether you are visiting Dublin on a business trip or passing through as a solo backpacker, Dublin is a safe and fun city to enjoy alone.   Accommodation Many hotels will charge almost the same price for one guest as they would for two people sharing, so budget conscious travellers should consider...

All that Jazz – South Dublin style!

All that Jazz – South Dublin style! April 26, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
So, what’s the jive?! Get out of town this weekend to Bray to catch some great musicians at the 12th Bray Jazz Festival. Stars include  BBC jazz singer of the year Christine Tobin; three-times Grammy Award-nominated Hamilton de Holanda from Brazil; American jazz guitar great Kurt Rosenwinkel; gypsy...

Learn how to pour the perfect pint of Guinness

Learn how to pour the perfect pint of Guinness February 24, 2011 | Nightlife | Read More
Visit the home of Guinness Where: Guinness Storehouse About: Did you know it takes 6 steps to pour the perfect pint of Guinness? Is there a reason why the Pints in Dublin always taste better?  did you know it should take 119.3 seconds to let a pint ‘settle’? You can learn all about the...

Best pubs to watch the 6 nations rugby tournament in Dublin

Best pubs to watch the 6 nations rugby tournament in Dublin February 10, 2011 | Nightlife | Read More
Irish rugby pub The rugby season has kicked in and is in full swing and fans are busy making plans on where to meet up, having discussions on which pub has the best screens, pints of Guinness, atmosphere etc. The Six nations rugby tournament is a yearly high point on the Irish sporting calendar. The...

Dublin’s Top 5 Romantic Restaurants for Valentine’s Day

Dublin’s Top 5 Romantic Restaurants for Valentine’s Day February 4, 2011 | Food, Nightlife | Read More
Valentine’s Day is here again. For some the day will consist of red roses, secret admirers, greeting cards from mum, gifts, chocolates, candles and champagne. Others will want to fast forward the day, avoiding the postman, the mushy love hearts in the window displays and get together with friends to...

Dublin’s Happy Hour Hot Spots

Dublin’s Happy Hour Hot Spots November 29, 2010 | Nightlife | Read More
Thanks to these recessionary times many bars around Dublin are offering some great deals for Christmas nights out. Here are some suggestions on where to go to find a pint, cocktail or choice of tipple on the cheap. Galway Hooker beer Dicey Rileys This establishment has one of the biggest beer gardens...

Dublin Pub: O’Donoghues – Baggot Street

Dublin Pub: O’Donoghues – Baggot Street November 9, 2010 | Nightlife | Read More
O'Donoghue's Pub Baggot Street O’Donoghues Pub is a traditional Irish establishment with a strong musical heritage. Some of Ireland’s top traditional musicians have played here over the years including Christy Moore, The Chieftans, The Fureys and the Dubliners. They still have live...

Free weekly events in Dublin

Free weekly events in Dublin September 27, 2010 | Events, Nightlife | Read More
So you might have gone overboard on the five star accommodation or a gourmet dining experience and suddenly you find your pockets are empty and still want to something? Well here are some super things to do in Dublin for free that happen every week. From free roast potatoes on a Sunday to meditation...

Hidden Gem – The Blue Light Pub in Dublin

Hidden Gem – The Blue Light Pub in Dublin August 15, 2010 | Nightlife, Travel Tips | Read More
Without doubt one of my favourite spots for a pint in Dublin. It is an unpretentious local pub that is authentic without trying to be, like some other touristy pubs in the area. The Blue Light Pub is located high up in the foothills of the Dublin Mountains.  It boasts spectacular views from its car...