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  • 51. Hags with Bags Statue

    To get a picture of these ladies stroll stroll up Henry street which is a pedestrianised street, apparently the cheaper shopping area then Grafton street. Take the next left towards the HaPenny bridge

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  • 52. Book of Kells

    4 out of 5 stars

    If you're keen on history and can appreciate artefacts of beauty and heritage then a stop at the Book of Kells exhibition in the grounds of Trinity College should be on your itinerary for your Dublin...

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  • 53. St Ann's Church

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    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. Government Buildings

    4 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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  • 55. Markets

    In the area to the west of O’Connell Street, on the north bank of the Liffey, you will find an important shopping area: the most important one of the city. Henry Street is the mainstreet here: full of...

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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. 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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  • 58. The Casino in Marino

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    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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  • 59. Ghost Bus

    It's a Saturday night in Dublin. You aren't really a pub person but you want to do something but what is there to do? You consult your guide book and there really is nothing open on Saturday nights....

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  • 60. O'Connell Bridge

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    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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  • 61. 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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  • 62. Botanical Gardens

    Free in, but you have to pay for the tour. It is beautifully landscaped on the banks of the River Tolka, which is a tributary of the River Liffey. It is a lovely place to go for a weekend stroll....

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  • 63. Georgian Dublin

    Notice how this house is five windows wide! It would have been very prestigious indeed. There was a clear social hierarchy based upon how many "bays" your house possessed. Pity those whose Georgian...

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  • 64. Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery

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    The Hugh Lane features a permanent collection of Irish and American twentieth century art, and it is also the home of the studio of artist Francis Bacon (1909-1982). Bacon was born here in Dublin,...

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  • 65. National Library of Ireland

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    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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  • 66. Glendalough

    Glendalough lies just 25 miles south of Dublin, and it is home to a huge monastery settlement. The most famous sites at Gelnadalough are St. Kevin's Church (11th & 12th Century), Trinity Church (11th...

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  • 67. Number 29

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Do you want to see a tipycal georgian house and know how a family lived in the XVIII century? Then come to Merrion Square, and in one corner you can visit the number 29. You have to enter through the...

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  • 68. 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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  • 69. Tourism Centre

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Housed in the former St Andrews Church, near Grafton Street, this is Dublins main Tourist Information Centre. I'd made 2 previous attempts to this TIC, hoping to get a copy of the Rock n Stroll trail,...

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  • 70. Powerscourt Shopping Centre

    Powerscourt Shopping Centre is a lovely shopping mall in an old townhouse just off Grafton Street. The town house was built in 1774 Lord Powerscourt. It was turned into a shopping mall more than two...

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  • 71. Marsh's Library

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Dating back to 1701, Marsh's Library is the oldest public library in Ireland. It is located right next to St. Patrick's Cathedral and is named after Archbishop Marsh, the man who initiated this...

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  • 72. Spire

    The Dublin Spire is located at the center of Ireland's Capital city & is 120 metres high. It is built on the same central area of O'Connell Street which was previously occupied by Nelson's Pillar...

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  • 73. 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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  • 74. St Werburgh's Church

    St Werburgh's Church Dublin is not short of ecclesiastical sites to visit but by far my favourite is this often overlooked church, a mere minute's walk from Christchurch Cathedral. For those...

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  • 75. Collins Barracks

    I go to Dublin fairly regularly as I live in Meath and Collin's Barracks is still the one place I gravitate to when I want to see or do something. I have been in it so many times and as of yet I still...

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