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Dublin Pass Including Free Entry to Over 30 Attractions
"Select a 1- 2- 3- 5- or 6-day Dublin Pass when you book. Then collect your pass from the redemption point in central Dublin or Dublin Airport.Your pass is valid for your choice of consecutive calendar days and offers free access to more than 30 top Dublin visitor attractions including skip-the-line entry to select landmarks as well as host of other privileges and special offers. Among other benefits
From EUR48.00
 
Wild Wicklow Tour including Glendalough from Dublin
"The beautiful coastal drive from Dublin to Glendalough takes you past Dun Laoghaire Harbor Dalkey and Killiney. These exclusive suburbs on the out reaches of Dublin are home to Ireland's rich and famous including U2's Bono Enya and film director Neil Jordan. Then driving through the Wicklow Mountains you'll soon understand why this area is known as 'the Garden of Ireland’.You'll continue on to the green mountains of Wicklow County where you'll stop for morning tea (additional cost) at Avoca Handweavers. The oldest wool mill in Ireland Avoca Handweavers is a great place to shop for high-quality Irish crafts.The next stop on your Wicklow tour in Glendalough
From EUR28.00
 
The 1916 Dublin Tour - Beyond Barricades
"From the moment guests arrive at the first stop they are thrown into the midst of Easter 1916 as prominent Irish republican Helena Moloney who fought front and centre during the rebellion guides them onto the bus in the midst of the sounds of gunfire and commotion. Thus begins a thought-provoking and interactive 90 minute tour taking in some of the most prominent scenes of Easter Monday 1916 and its direct aftermath including City Hall Dublin Castle St. Stephen’s Green
From EUR25.00

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Favorite thing Rainy days are a great incentive to explore Dublin's interiors, and the risk of alcoholic addiction dictates that at least some of this exploration should be conducted in premises other than licenced ones (though we won't fault you if you don't stick to such a heartless dictum!).

As a city we are blessed therefore to have a wealth of opportunity in this regard. Three cathedrals, civic offices which are the product of architectural genius embodied in the likes of James Gandon and William Robinson, and numerous other nooks and crannies which offer way more than mere respite from the odd shower!

The range of experience varies from the classical opulence of Gandon's Custom House and Four Courts to the hectic energy of the Fruit Market on Little Mary Street, and from the medieval hush of Christchurch Cathedral vaults to the equally spiritual ambience of the great glasshouses in the Botanical Gardens, Glasnevin.

Some places are less well known but equally rewarding. Collins Barracks near Heusrton Station is now a branch of the National Museum but is worth a visit for its 18th century cloistered quadrangle alone. Quite different in nature but also worth a visit is the Irish Waterways Interpretative Centre, built on stilts over the water of the Grand Canal Dock off Pearse Street.

The list goes on, and space here does not permit a fully comprehensive listing. But be aware of the most important thing, whichever of these places might take your fancy - all the sites listed above are free to enter!

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Number 29

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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Government Buildings

I came a cross this majestic building to find the gate closed and guarded. A sign in Gaelic "Tithe an Rialtais" and in English "Government Buildings," was on the gate with information about tours you...
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Wild Wicklow Tours

If you don't have much time, and want to discover a little bit of Irish countryside I recommand you to take the "Wild Wicklow Tour". You can book it at the Tourism office or from your hotel. They have...
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Iveagh Gardens

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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Merrion Square

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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St. Stephen's Green

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