Dublin Things to Do

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  • 51. Charles Stewart Parnell Monument

    Designed 1903-1907 by Irish-American sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848-1907). Parnell was the great leader of the influential Irish Home Rule movement in the late 19th century, until his...

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  • 52. Iveagh Gardens

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    In 1862, Benjamin Guinness bought Nos. 80-81 St. Stephen's Green and combined the two houses, turning them into the stately mansion that is Iveagh House today. It is now home to the Department of...

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  • 53. St. Ann's Church

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This beautiful church caught my eye when walking along Grafton Street on our wat to St Stephens Green. Looking down the beautiful side street, Anne Street, we saw the beautiful facade of this...

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  • 54. Dun Laoghaire Promenade

    Dun Laoghaire is a lovely sea town in County Dublin. It's lovely to walk or skate on the pier, especially in spring (it can be too cold or windy in winter, but the Christmas lights are lovely.) There...

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  • 55. Phil Lynott Statue

    Every time I visit Dublin, I have to visit this statue/pay homage to one of my musical heroes-Philip Parris Lynott (20 August 1949 – 4 January 1986), one time lead singer and bass player with Thin...

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  • 56. Malahide Castle

    4 out of 5 stars

    Malahide Castle is located in the North of Dublin on Malahide Road. The local Dublin Bus tours have a package you can purchase for 22 Euro that takes you from City Centre to Malahide. The best part of...

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  • 57. Irish Museum Of Modern Art

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    This museum is located in a courtyard building which was once a military hospital. I have to admit I wasn't overly impressed with the collection here. Although I liked much of what we did see, it just...

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  • 58. DART aka Dublin Area Rapid Transport

    If you wish to explore all the small cosy fishing towns and villages along the Dublin Bay, then it is a good idea to buy a day card on the local train, the DART. The DART travels all along the bay,...

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  • 59. Marino Casino

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Casino is considered to be one of the finest 18th century neo-classical buildings in Europe. Designed by Sir William Chambers as a pleasure house for James Caulfield, 1st Earl of Charlemont, The...

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  • 60. Whitefriar Street Church

    Walking along Aungier Street, I came across this church, and was amused to see the inscription on one of the stone columns by the entrance "Refuge of Sinners Pray for us". Well........ I had to go...

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  • 61. O'Connell Bridge

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Originally known as The Carlisle Bridge (after Frederick Howard, 5th Earl of Carlisle, the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland ), this landmark of Dublin was built in 1796 and rebuilt in 1880 by the Dublin...

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  • 62. Musical Pub Crawl

    We enjoyed going on the Literary Pub Crawl so much that we decided to give the traditional music one a try, and we were not disappointed! The Musical Pub Crawl starts at the Oliver St. John Gogarty...

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  • 63. Brazen Head pub

    After the visit to the Guinness Storehouse, we decided to take a walk to the centre, to burn few calories as well as sightseeing on the way, and as usual in such case, out of the blue, you find...

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  • 64. Two Women aka Hags with Bags Statue

    Near the Ha'penny Bridge on Lower Liffey Street (Opposite bank to that of Temple Bar), is one of Dublins favourite pieces of Street art- 'Meeting Place'. 2 bronze women are seated on a stone bench,...

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  • 65. Government Buildings

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Government Buildings in Dublin face Merrion Street with an impressive gated facade. In fact, they were the last major public building project under British rule in Ireland. The cornerstone of the...

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  • 66. Drimnagh Castle

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Drimnagh Castle, Drimnagh Drimnagh Castle was, until 1954, one of the oldest continually inhabited castles in Ireland and is an outstanding example of an old feudal stronghold – it is the only Irish...

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  • 67. Mansion House

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    The Lord Mayor's Residence, since 1715. Mansion House was originally constructed as a private dwelling by property developer Joshua Dawson, after whom Dawson Street is named. He sold it to the...

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  • 68. Dalkey

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    We caught the Dart train out of Dublin to Dalkey, stopping off at Black Rock on the way back. What a great little journey. I love the fact the Irish are total chatterboxes on trains, unlike here in...

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  • 69. Croke Park

    Croke Park, named after ArchBishop Croke the first patron of the Gaelic Athletic Association, is the finest stadium in Ireland and a place of pilgrimage for followers of gaelic games, by far the most...

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  • 70. St. Mary's Pro Cathedral

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    I had visited St Patricks Cathedral on the last day of our visit only to find that it was the original Catholic Cathedral but during the time of the Reformation it had been taken by the British and...

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  • 71. Wax Museum

    The museum is easy to spot from the outside as it has a great big model of a ginat climbing up the outside. A lot of the figures are more relevant to Irish history but there are also the obligatory...

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  • 72. National Library of Ireland

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The National Library of Ireland is located in a handsome rotunda structure that has an "identical twin" across the courtyard which houses the National Museum of Archaeology and History. (The iron...

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  • 73. Farmleigh

    Farmleigh House, which is situated on the northwestern side of Phoenix Park, was bought by the Irish State from the Guinness family. The house is used for government meetings and to accommodate guests...

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  • 74. Brew Dock pub

    Prior to my recent very quick trip throught Dublin in November 2012 (merely in transit to and from Connolly Station to the ferryport) if you had told me there was a pub in Dublin that does not serve...

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  • 75. Dublin's Last Supper

    John Byrne is an Irish artist who created an artwork... on a wall in the courtyard of Quartier Bloom. The piece called "Dublin's Last Supper" was put there in 2004 and it is 9 x 2 m, it mimics the...

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