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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...

Celebrate Oktoberfest in Dublin

Celebrate Oktoberfest in Dublin August 18, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Prepare for a fest of German fun, food, entertainment, and most importantly, tankards of Bavarian beer served by comely Bavarian barmaids, as Oktoberfest kicks off again in Dublin next month for the second year running. A marquee, similar to the one at the epicentre of the famous annual festival in Munich,...

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...

Free Things to Do in Dublin

Free Things to Do in Dublin July 27, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
There is no doubt that Dublin is one of the most expensive cities in Europe for tourists, but there are plenty of free attractions and festivals that visitors can enjoy that won’t weigh heavy on the wallet. The majority of Dublin’s state-funded museums and galleries are free except for the occasional...

Adventure Travel in Dublin

July 27, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
If you’re bored of sightseeing in Dublin and are looking for something more adventurous, there are several adventure sports that can provide that much-needed adrenaline rush. All activities listed below cost about €45 for adults and €35 for children, but check the websites given for more details. Zorbing A...

Hiking Around Dublin

Hiking Around Dublin July 27, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The confines of Dublin city centre may not offer up many hiking opportunities, but there are some beautiful walking trails within easy reach by bus, train, car, or bike. There are more than 350 walking trails around the country listed on www.irishtrails.ie, 23 of which are within County Dublin, and at...

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...

Having an Eggs-iting Kids Easter in Dublin!

Having an Eggs-iting Kids Easter in Dublin! April 19, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
For Sporty Types The GAA Museum is hosting a series of Easter Egg Hunts for families at Croke Park Stadium in the build-up to Easter Sunday. Visitors can take part in special guided tours of the stadium, collect clues and find tokens to collect Cadbury Easter Eggs For Country Folk Easter Sunday at...

Fleeing the Great Irish Potato Famine

Fleeing the Great Irish Potato Famine April 18, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
You may have heard about the Great Famine or Irish Potato Famine that Ireland suffered between 1845 and 1852, you may even know that over 1 million people starved to death, or died from related diseases, but to put a human perspective on this blackest period in Ireland’s history,  visit the Jeanie...

Good Friday in Dublin

Good Friday in Dublin April 15, 2011 | Events, Hotels, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Although Dublin has for many years been a relaxed secular city, there are two days out of 365 when the pubs, clubs, off licences/liquor shops, etc. are closed. And one of those is Good Friday, which falls on 22 April this year. The good news for anyone who fancies a pint of Guinness, or indeed any other...