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What everyone is reading in Dublin in April

What everyone is reading in Dublin in April April 15, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
If you’re wondering what holiday reading to pack with you on your trip to Dublin, we – or rather Dublin City Council –  have at least one suggestion for you. Since 2005, Dublin – a UNESCO City of Literature – has encouraged everyone in the city to read the same book during the month of April...

Dublin’s Monumental (Rude) Jokes

Dublin’s Monumental (Rude) Jokes April 11, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Dublin, and Ireland, are famous the world over for the craic (pronounced crack) which is basically Gaelic for fun/having a good time. The Irish, and Dubliners in particular have the great ability to poke fun at themselves and at anyone or at any symbol of authority or grandeur. Indeed, while many countries...

Dublin’s 1916 Easter Rising

Dublin’s 1916 Easter Rising April 11, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Easter is a very special time for the people of Ireland and particularly Dublin. And not just for religious reasons. For it was in Easter 1916, 95 years ago, that the most significant event in modern Irish history occurred.  The Easter Rising was led by three groups, the Irish Republican Brotherhood...

St. Patrick’s Festival Photos

St. Patrick’s Festival Photos March 7, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
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Music lovers guide to Dublin

Music lovers guide to Dublin February 26, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Musical Pub Crawl Enjoy a great combo of live traditional Irish music and pints of Guinness on this Musical Pub Crawl. The tour is led by musicians who in between performing explain the history of Irish music and its influences around the globe. It normally begins at St. Olive John Gogerty’s pub...

Visit Malahide Castle Before it Changes Forever

Visit Malahide Castle Before it Changes Forever February 22, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Malahide Castle which dates back to 1185 is due for further renovations and will be closed to the public in August of this year. So if you would like to experience one of Ireland’s oldest castles before it changes forever, it is a good idea to visit it now. Malahide Castle The renovations that...

Family friendly activities in Dublin this Christmas

Family friendly activities in Dublin this Christmas December 23, 2010 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Christmas in Dublin Do you have a house full of restless kids this Christmas or need some ideas to keep the whole family entertained? Here are some family friendly activities in Dublin to keep both Grandma smiling and the little ones laughing. Dublin zoo Located in Phoenix Park, this is one of Ireland’s...

Dublin Photo : Spire

Dublin Photo : Spire December 11, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Spire of Dublin One of Dublin’s modern landmarks, The Spire located on O’Connell Street is one of the worlds tallest sculptures at just over 120 meters in height. It is constructed from sections of steel which were carefully placed together by a giant crane just after the millennium. It reflects...

Halloween in Dublin

Halloween in Dublin October 28, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Bram Stoker in Dublin Did you know that Bram Stoker the famous author of spooky novel ‘Dracula’ was originally from Dublin? His former home is situated in Kildare Street in central Dublin and you can see a commemorative plaque outside the building dedicated to his honour. The name ‘Dracula’...

Culture for under a fiver – Dublin City Hall

Culture for under a fiver – Dublin City Hall September 26, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Actually most of Dublin’s Cultural attractions are available for free, including most museums and art galleries. If you are looking for something on a budget and are willing to invest a couple of Euro I would recommend investing it in a tour of the history and heritage of Dublin. Dublin City Hall The...