Dublin Facts



Interesting Facts about Dublin

1. There are over 1,000 pubs in Dublin to drink in

2. The legal drinking age is 18

3. 10 million glasses of Guinness are produced daily

4. There are 1.66 million people living in the greater Dublin region

5. Weird fact: There are no snakes in Dublin, this has reputedly to do with St. Patrick banishing them from the country

6. Random fact:  Dublin's O'Connell Bridge is the only bridge in Europe which is as wide as it is long

7. Dublin city spans 115 square kilometres

8. Spooky fact: Bram Stoker who wrote the famous novel Dracula, was born in Clontarf the title is said to come from the Irish
    words "Droch Ola"which means bad blood


9. The Phoenix park is the largest urban park in Europe

10. Bizarre fact: Dublin rock band U2 were given the honorary title of 'the freedom of the Dublin city' with this title carries the   
      unusual privilage of being able to graze sheep for free in St. Stephens Green one of Dublin's landmarks

11. The prestigious "Oscar" statuette used at the Academy Awards was designed by Cedric Gibbons, who was born in Dublin in 1823

12. The Vikings founded Dublin in 988

Things to See in Dublin

  • Dublin International Airport
  • St. Stephen's Green
  • Temple Bar
  • Guinness Storehouse

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