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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...

Transport from Dublin Airport

Transport from Dublin Airport September 25, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
When you arrive in a new city after a flight long or short, the last thing you want is to be faced with a complicated, lengthy or pricey journey to get to the to the city centre. Once upon a time, taxis were the only reliable form transport from Dublin Airport, but the options have expanded hugely over...

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...

Dealing With an Emergency in Dublin

Dealing With an Emergency in Dublin July 27, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Nobody goes on holiday expecting to have an accident or become the victim of crime, but the following tips may help to prepare you if an emergency occurs while on holidays in Dublin. The number for all emergency services, including ambulance, fire brigade and police, is 999 (or 112 from mobiles). Before...

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...

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 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...

10 Unusual St Patrick’s Day Facts and Tips

10 Unusual St Patrick’s Day Facts and Tips March 3, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
St. Patrick's Day Parade 1. The world’s first St Patrick’s Day parade The first parade on record dedicated to St Patrick occurred on March 17, 1762, in New York City, featuring Irish soldiers serving in the English military. But it wasn’t until 1931, 169 years later, that Dublin...

Dublin is a UNESCO City of Literature

Dublin is a UNESCO City of Literature February 22, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Dublin is one of only 4 other cities in the world to be given the title of UNESCO City of Literature. The other cities include Edinburgh, Melbourne & Iowa city. On your trip to Dublin include some literary culture. Pick up a book by a Dublin writer, visit the Dublin Writers Museum, enjoy a Literary...

Couchsurfing in Dublin

Couchsurfing in Dublin January 20, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
O'Connell bridge Dublin Couchsurfing is a vast online community of travellers and also people who are willing to host others. You can find people who will offer you their sofa or spare room to sleep in for free, you can meet up for a drink, get a guided tour and much much more. Often for the solo...
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