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2-Day South Ireland Tour from Dublin
"Day 1: Dublin - Cobh - Blarney -CorkDepart Dublin and enjoy a relaxing drive to the midlands of Ireland to County Cork passing through battlefield set of Hollywood's blockbuster movie Braveheart. Have a refreshment stop along the way in the famous Co formerly known as Queenstown the departure point for 2.5 million Irish people who emigrated to North America and Australia between 1848 and 1950. It was also famously the final port of call for the RMS Titanic when she set out across the Atlantic on her ill-fated maiden voyage in April of 1912. You will have plenty of time to visit the most impressive S Cork. Here you will have time to visit the English Markets recently visited by Queen Elizabeth II that offers a wide range of local produce from artisan meats and cheeses and all that is good about Irish fine fare. This is an ideal place to enjoy lunch (own expense). The afternoon is spent in Blarney where you visit Blarney Castle and kiss the Blarne the world's largest Irish shop. Return to Cork where you spend the night and are spoiled by the vast array of traditional eateries
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The Dublin City Walking Tour
"Your Dublin walking tour starts on Dublin’s main street O’Connell Street one of the widest streets in Europe. Here you will see the General Post Office a place of symbolic importance for Irish people as it was the headquarters of the Irish provisional government during the 1916 rebellion which led to Irish independence!Then follow your guide through the Henry Street shopping district toward St Mary’s Church a former Church of Ireland that is now a bar and restaurant simply called The Church. It’s one of the earliest examples of a galleried church in Dublin. It was built at the beginning of the 18th century and boasts many outstanding features
From EUR10.00
 
Dublin Freedom Pass: Transport and Sightseeing
"Your Dublin Freedom Ticket is valid for 72 hours from the time of first use making it perfect for a short vacation or to help you get your bearings at the start of a longer trip. After redeeming your voucher for your pass you’ll also receive a map with detailed information about Dublin and its famous attractions. Use the map to plan your independent sightseeing with ease.The pass includes airport transfers by Airlink Express a Dublin hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour public transport by bus around the city (daytime only) and discounted entry to select top city attractions.Airlink 747 Express Service:Use the bus service to travel between Dublin Airport and the city center Temple Bar and all Dublin train and bus stations. The convenient service operates daily every 15 – 20 minutes.Dublin Green Hop-On Hop-Off Tour:Show your pass on a choice of two routes around the city
From EUR33.00

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Custom House

I stayed in a hostel located just behind the Custom House, so it was the first "attraction" that I saw. It was restored in 1991, but it's basically just government offices now, although you can tour...
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Jun 07, 2003

Custom House

Custom House was built to house the cities tax commissioners. The 18th century building has a copper dome set with faces and neoclassical coloums. Today it houses the Department of the Enviroment. A...
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Jun 03, 2003

Custom House

Custom House The Custom House stands on the banks of the River Liffey in Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Built by James Gandon in 1781-1791, it extends for over 114 meters and it's attic storey is...
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Aug 25, 2002

CUSTOMS HOUSE

One of three buildings in the city designed by the architect James Gandon. This one is situated on the banks of the Liffey and dominates the view eastwards when its all lit up at night
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Nov 26, 2006

Custom House

Fabulous building, one of Gandon's Dublin Masterpieces. Best photographed from the far side of the river.
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Buckz
Aug 20, 2004

Check out the Custom House.

Check out the Custom House.The Custom House is a fine example of Georgian building. It was destroyed during the war of Independence in 1921. It was designed by James Gandon.
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Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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Abbey Theatre

An evening at the Abbey Theatre is a must do during a Dublin visit. The theatre stages plays from famous irish playwrights, Shaw, Wilde etc and they are all magnificently produced. Light years away...
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St. Mary's Pro Cathedral

BLESSED MARGARET BALL & BLESSED FRANCIS TAYLOR. Their statue stands outside St.Mary's Pro Cathedral and with good reason. Margaret Ball (1515–1584) was an important member of the Irish society in...
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O'Connell Bridge

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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General Post Office

I never dreamt this Greek Revival style building would be the Dublin Post Office! What an impressive building it was! In 1814, Francis Johnston designed a building that he thought was attractive...
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O'Connell Street

Sráid Uí Chonaill is the main street in Dublin and is almost 50 m wide and 500 m long but in the 1600's it was a narrow street called Drogheda St, later widened and changed to Sackville Street. In...
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Book of Kells @ Trinity College

Considered one of Dublin’s most cherished treasures, the Book of Kells housed in Trinity College’s Old Library is an especially well preserved, and rare manuscript written in Latin and dating from...
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