Fancy a short break in Dublin? There are endless things to do in our capital city so wear comfy shoes and get your camera ready!
Book of Kells
Walk through the 18th century cobbled pathways of Trinity College to visit the magnificent Old Library building where the Book of Kells is housed. The Book of Kells is a 9th-century gospel manuscript famous throughout the world.
Visit one of Ireland’s’ top attractions and learn how to pull the perfect pint of Guinness! The Storehouse covers seven floors surrounding a glass atrium shaped in the form of a pint of Guinness. The ground floor introduces the beer’s four ingredients (water, barley, hops and yeast), and the brewery’s founder, Arthur Guinness. Other floors feature the history of Guinness advertising and the seventh floor houses the Gravity Bar with spectacular views of the city and beyond.
Dublin’s Temple Bar
For a lively nightlife visit Dublin’s cultural quarter and take in what Temple Bar has to offer!
The area is also home to Irish Photography Centre, the Ark Children’s Cultural Centre, the Button Factory, the irish Film Institute and the Gaiety School of Acting. Also check out The Cow’s Lane Market which is a fashion and design market that takes place on Cow’s Lane every Saturday.
Dublin Zoo is much a fun-filled, stimulating day out for all the family! Located in the Phoenix Park in the heart of Dublin city, Dublin Zoo is home to some 400 animals in a safe environment. Education, conservation and fun will make your day out an unforgettable experience!
Afternoon Tea in the Shelbourne Hotel is becoming quite the Dublin tradition! The Lord Mayor’s Lounge is elegance and style personified and every detail of this lounge reflects the hotel’s long history. The Shelbourne Afternoon Tea is world famous and has is an experience to be savoured. Spaces are limited each afternoon so book well in advance to make your reservation in this stunning 5 star Dublin hotel.
Shopping and More
Grafton Street is one of Dublin’s busiest shopping streets and lined with some beautiful historic buildings. Most of the iconic Irish businesses are located there and you will frequently find talented performers of Dublin playing there as well.
In parallel to Grafton street you will find Dawson street. Famous for its excellent restaurants and venues such as the award winning FIRE restaurant and the stunning Conference and Events Venue that are well worth your time. The original Lord Mayor residence the Mansion House is located on Dawson street as well.