Dublin Airport

Dublin airport is an attraction in it’s own right, and duely it should be listed here. Located to the North of Dublin city, it consists of 2 terminals. Distance from is the city 5 miles / 8 kilometers, and regular busses run between the city O’Connell street to the airport. Express routes exist for Heuston […]

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St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Just a short walk from St. Stephens Green, but often overlooked by tourists. This Cathedral is steeped in Irish history. One thing that’s easily missed at St. Patrick’s Cathedral is the fact that Jonathan Swift’s body is buried there. The famous author of Gulliver’s Travels has his remains on the Cathedral grounds. As you enter […]

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Dublin City University

Dublin City University opened in 1980 and has been a centre of excellence in Irish education for the past 30 years. As well as an impressive faculty DCU is also strong in sports offerings.

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St. Patrick’s Day

Here is our quick primer about celebrating St. Patrick’s day in Ireland. For first timers, we would recommend that you experience the party and the parade in Dublin. It’s the biggest parade in Ireland, with plenty of on street performers around the city, and special musical events the week around the 17th of March. In […]

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Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum

Croke Park (Páirc an Chrócaigh or Croker to the locals) is Ireland’s largest and most famous sporting arena and is the 4th largest stadium in Europe seating over 82,00 people. Croke Park is the home of the Dublin GAA teams, as well as the site for many of the major championship games, like the All Ireland […]

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Garden of Remembrance

Monument and park that dedicated to the memory of all those who lost their lives in the fight of Irish Freedom. This was also the location of where some of the Irish rebels were held overnight before being taken to Kilmainham Gaol. The gardens was designed by Daithi Hanly, who also designed the Knock Basilica. […]

Shaw Birthplace

It’s located just 10 minutes walk St. Stephen’s Green, this historic birthplace of one of the world’s most lauded play-writes.  Shaw died in 1950 at the ripe age of 94. He is the only person to have been awarded both a Nobel Prize in Literature (1925) and an Oscar (1938). This house is now a museum of […]

Trinity College

Found by in 1592 it was originally exclusively for the education of the Protestant elite. Trinity College (Coláiste na Tríonóide in Gaelic) is in the middle of Dublin city between the end of Grafton Street and College Green. It’s still a functioning university, and even has a full sized cricket pitch within it’s walls. It was initially modeled after the Universities of Oxford and […]

Kilmainham Gaol

Located a little outside Dublin city center (3.5km / 2.1 miles), but well worth visiting. It is one of the worlds largest unoccupied gaols in Europe. It was originally built in 1796, and at the time was referred to as the ‘New Gaol’, housing the criminals of Ireland for over 125 years. It was the […]

Kehoe’s Pub

Lauded as the best place to get a pint of Guinness after the Guinness Store House. Visit this historic family run pub that’s right in the heart of Dublin, and just of Grafton Street, Dublin’s main shopping area. Kehoe’s is a small but lively bar, where you will certainly enjoy a fine creamy pint of […]