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Welcome to Dublin

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St. Patrick's Day, Dublin City Centre. ©Tourism Ireland

Dublin is one of Europe’s oldest and greatest cities, one that retains its historical and cultural charms. But it is also a wonderfully cosmopolitan city that offers trendy bars, elegant restaurants and stylish shops and hotels. One of the top city break destinations in Europe steeped in history and buzzing with youthful energy, the Irish Capital is at the very heart of Irish culture.

So, why not eat in a castle, enjoy a night at the dogs, sip a pint of world-famous Guinness or play a round of golf?  The options are endless: there are themed pub crawls around the city, boat trips on the River Liffey and traditional Irish music sessions in Dublin’s famous Irish pubs.  And, of course, the welcome is always warm. This is Ireland after all…


Must Sees

Throughout Dublin City and County there is an abundance of wonderful visitor attractions to discover and explore – from majestic museums and galleries to breweries and distilleries.  Whether your interest is sport, history, art or literature, whether you want to follow a heritage trail, visit a zoo, eat in a castle or step back in time and visit a heritage town, Dublin is packed with interesting things to do.


Beyond the City

Just 20 minutes from the city centre, you can experience the fabulous coastline of Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, the wildness of the Dublin Mountains – and so much more.  Explore the medieval streets of Dalkey and visit the Joyce Tower where Ulysses begins. Walk the pier in Dun Laoghaire, shop ‘till you drop in the Dundrum Town Centre or peruse the CoCo Markets at the weekend.

Some of the country’s most charming coastal villages lie just north of the city. Browse Malahide’s boutiques and gift shops before heading to Howth to enjoy a sumptuous seafood lunch overlooking the harbor.

With 38km of walking trails for the dedicated walker, 7 golf courses for the avid golfer and coarse and fly fishing for the enthusiastic angler, South Dublin County is a paradise for people who love the outdoors. 


What’s On

Festivals in Dublin encompass a huge range of activities including sports, music of all types, Irish language and culture, food and drink, visual arts, dance, literature, theatre and multiculturalism.


For more information on Dublin, see

What to Do » Visitor Attractions

Farmleigh House & Estate

Phoenix Park Dublin 15 , D15 TD50   1 8155914

Limited Access: Farmleigh House is closed until further notice. Daily walking tours of the grounds available. Originally a small Georgian house built in the late...

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National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology

Kildare Street, Dublin 2 ,    1 6777444

National Musuem of Ireland - Archaeology Kildare Street, Dublin 2 The National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology is hometo an extraordinary range of priceless and iconic...

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Where to Stay » Hotels

Hyatt Centric, The Liberties, Dublin4 Star

Dean Street Dublin , D08 W3X7   1 7081999

Since it opened in late 2019, Hyatt Centric The Liberties has quickly earned a reputation for unrivalled customer service and is the best rated four-star hotel in Dublin*. The...

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What to Do » Visitor Attractions » Other

Optimum Chauffeur Drive

Aine, Newtown The Commons The Ward , Dublin D11, NY24   01 8148873

Why not let one of our experienced guides take you on a historical walking tour around our wonderful city.  You may have visited Dublin many times before but not taken...

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What to Do » Visitor Attractions » Other

National Museum of Ireland - Natural History

Merrion Street, Dublin 2 ,    1 6777444

National Museum of Ireland - Natural History Merrion Street, Dublin 2 Built in 1856, the National Museum of Ireland - Natural History is a magnificent Victorian...

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Where to Stay » Hotels

Stauntons on the Green3 Star

83 St. Stephen's Green South Dublin 2 , D02 HD86   1 4782300

Stauntons on the Green, a home and home-from-home to some of Ireland’s best-known movers and shakers over the last 250 years. Past residents include poet, Gerald Manley...

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Where to Stay » Hotels

Shoreline Hotel 3 Star

Balcarrick Donabate , Co. Dublin, K36 V064   01 8109200

The newly refurbished Shoreline Hotel in Dublin boasts 35 guestrooms with over half enjoying stunning views of Lambay Island, Howth Head and Irelands Eye. Located right next to...

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Where to Stay » Hotels

Number Thirty One3 Star

31 Leeson Close Dublin 2 , D02 CP70   1 6765011

Number 31 is Dublin’s premier tucked away place to stay, combining the best of two worlds, a classical Georgian townhouse and a light filled modernist mews. It is an...

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Where to Stay » Hotels

Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links4 Star

Strand Road Portmarnock , Co Dublin   1 8460611

Experience a luxurious stay at Portmarnock Resort, tucked away in a quiet corner of ‘The Velvet Strand’, alongside one of Ireland’s most stunning...

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What to Do » Visitor Attractions » Other

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

CHQ Custom House Quay , Dublin 1   1 9060861

Go beyond the stereotypes at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. You won’t find leprechauns or pots of gold here, but you’ll discover that what it means to be Irish...

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