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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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Temple Bar Book Market

Every Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm, rain or shine, there is a secondhand book market held at Temple Bar Square. There is an ecclectic but surprisingly good selection books offered,...
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Politics

Do not bring up anything Political while in a pub or bar sipping away at your pint......bars are for drinking......please dont ask us what we think about the situation in the north.....we dont want to...
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Doors of Dublin

As you stroll through Dublin, you may notice the red brick Georgian houses can be distinguished from one another by their colorful doors, red next door to blue next door to yellow. And if you step...
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Meeting places

Dublin has many meeting places but generations of Dubliners met for a first date, or just to head off for a night out, at the clock at Easons on O'Connell St. Bewleys Cafe on Grafton St played much...
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Names of Railway stations

I am assured that there was some kind of law passed in the 1960's that said that some public buildings had to be re-named to honour leaders of the 1916 uprising. Thus we now have Heuston, Connolly and...
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Raising your glass!

In the time I have spent in Ireland I think I am yet to buy my own drink! You will often find that when visiting a bar or pub here in Ireland and people find out you are a visitor, they will buy you a...
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irish Humour.

Came across a great website recently. It is called 'overheardin Dublin', part of 'overheardinIreland'. People basically just post any funny story (real-life) or conversation they have heard. Some of...
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Signs of social and cultural change

The Irish economy may be in the doldrums, youth unemployment is truly disheartening, and the rates of significant emigration have returned - but there is no mistaking the reality that in the last 20...
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The 'Chipper'

After a night out on the town in Dublin, you will find that a lot of people will head to a 'chipper' afterwards. These places can get very crowded, very quickly.For those of you who don't know what a...
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Money

Ireland was one of the original 12 countries to adopt the Euro in 2002. When I visited in 1999, the Irish Punt (pronounced "poont") was still the currency du jour. Money is not much of a problem in...
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The last place i would visit

I was fascinated recently by a walk through Glasnevin cemetry. It houses over one million souls and still has some room left.Some of the more modern graves from the late 1970's seem to have started...
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Theatre - the Abbey

The Abbey is one of the most important theatres in Dublin, associated with the Irish Literary Revival since its founding in 1904. The Abbey is still respected and revered for continuing its great...
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Doors

Ireland is famous for its colourful and unique doors. You may see many intersing doors in Dublin. It is said that a door is one of the most important this when you choose a house. A nice looking door...
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Local topics of conversation

You'll find, if you eavesdrop on conversations, two themes that are constant favourites among Dubliners. First, the old reliable, the weather, but second, the new reliable, the price of houses. That...
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Top Things to Do in Dublin

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Kilmainham Jail

There is a separate area in the Kilmainham Jail Museum where the last words uttered by the 14 leaders of the 1916 Easter Uprising who were executed, plus some photographs and documents. The first...
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Guinness Brewery

I have been on many brewery tours before so i was not really interested in visiting this particular one, anyway i am not so keen on Guinness, but if you are interested in a tour please refer to the...
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Trinity College

Trinity College was founded in 1592 as the "mother" of a new university, modelled after the collegiate universities of Oxford and of Cambridge. It is one of the seven ancient universities of Britain...
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Dublin Castle

This intact Norman Tower dates to 1226 and is a beauty! It has walls 4.6 metres thick, no wonder it was used as a high security prison during Tudor times. The Irish Chieftain, Red Hugh O'Donnell,...
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St. Stephen's Green

Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa was born in 1831 in a small village in County Cork. In 1856 he formed the "Phoenix National Literary Society," a secret society whose aim was Irish independence from...
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Christ Church Cathedral

Initially built in 1038, the cathedral suffered several transformations until the Victorian period when they decided to restore it following its medieval characteristics. Mixing some original...
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