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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...

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...

Where to catch Dublin’s best seafood

Where to catch Dublin’s best seafood August 10, 2011 | Food | Read More
lobster dish in Aqua, Howth As an island nation, Ireland enjoys access to some of the best and freshest seafood in Europe. Irish Catholic families traditionally ate fish every Friday, and although the convention has largely died out over the last few decades, the fruits of the sea are still associated...

Where to Watch the Royal Wedding in Dublin

Where to Watch the Royal Wedding in Dublin April 28, 2011 | Events | Read More
Although much of the Western World seems to have gone Royal Wedding crazy lately there’s one place where it will be business (relatively) as usual. And that’s here in Dublin.  Geographically, Ireland may be part of the British Isles but visitors should remember that the Republic of Ireland...

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...

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 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...

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...
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