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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
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Guinness Storehouse and 48hrs Hop on-off 3 routes City Sightseeing Dublin Tour
"With over 1 million visitors a year The Guinness Storehouse is by far Dublin’s most popular attraction. With over seven amazing floors dedicated to the story of Guinness and the 360 degree views over Dublin from the Gravity bar it’s easy to see why.With over 25 stops at Dublin's top visitor attractions there is no better way to see Dublin. Explore Ireland's capital city and visitor attractions at your leisure with your ticket and enjoy 3 fantastic routes. Hop on board Dublin's original language tour with audio commentary in 8 languages. Or why not enjo Guinness Storehouse Dublin Castle St. Patrick's Cathedral Kilmainham Gaol
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Dublin Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
"Board the Dublin hop-on hop-off bus at any point along the route. With more than 30 centrally located stops to choose from you can create your own sightseeing agenda. Two routes are included with your ticket: the Purple Route which lasts for 1.5 hours and traverses the heart of central Dublin and the Pink Route which lasts for 30 minutes and covers the thriving Docklands area.For a leisurely experience stay on for the full loop on both routes listening to your onboard guide as you travel. If you fancy exploring by foot
From EUR19.00

Famine Memorial Tips (16)

THE GREAT FAMINE OR THE GREAT HUNGER

I wonder how many of us have gone without food for a long period of time, felt the terrible hunger pains and wondered when or where your next meal would come fromThis happened in Ireland during the...
balhannah
Oct 31, 2016

REMEMBER THE POOR AND HUNGRY

By Custom House Quay there is a rather interesting stone on the ground that commemorates the United Nations . The limestone memorial signifies the solidarity with poor people living around the world....
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davidjo
Jul 27, 2015

THREE POUNDS TO CROSS THE ATLANTIC

Dublin sculptor Rowan Gillespie designed this sad reminder of the Irish people that were forced to emigrate to America due to the 19th century famine. The memorial was unveiled in 1997 at Customs...
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davidjo
Jul 26, 2015

Famine Memorial

During the famine approximately 1 million people died and a million more emigrated from Ireland, causing the island's population to fall by between 20% and 25%. No event in history has had a more...
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windoweb
Jun 13, 2015

Famine

We came across this as we were walking around the city centre. If you travel from the ferry terminal you pass this on your way into the city.There were a great many plaques set into the ground showing...
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gordonilla
May 27, 2015

Public Art: Somber memorial

Life-size bronzes, beautifully sculpted by the brilliant Rowan Gillespie (b. 1953). The sculpture group is on the quayside, in front of the Custom House.Gillespie is Dublin born and has his studio...
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yooperprof
Jul 12, 2013

A very moving monument / sculpture

This is a recent addition to the sculptures of Dublin. I think anyone who stops to think will find it a very evocative and moving piece of artwork.It's a memorial to both those who left these shores...
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sourbugger
Apr 04, 2011

In honour of Irish history...

One of the most moving Irish Famine Monuments is located on Custom House Quay. It is special for me, it depicts sculptures of starving people - very thin, walking towards the ships on the docks. It...
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lbhspatriot
Apr 14, 2010

Memorial to the Victims of the Famine

On Custom House Quay is one of the Famine Monuments in Dublin. The people depicted in the sculptures are very thin of starvation and it is like they are walking towards the ships along the quay that...
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MalenaN
Mar 10, 2007

FAMINE MEMORIAL

Alongside the River Liffey, just passed Customs House, is the Famine memorial dedicated to all those who lost their lives in the infamous Irish potato famine. At night it is lit up and the rake thin...
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hevbell
Dec 23, 2006

Irish Famine Memorial

During the time of the Great Irish Famine, 1845 to 1849 more than one million men women and children died and nearly two million were forced to emigrate. The famine resulted in the potato crop failure...
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IrishFem
May 19, 2006

Haunting Statues

These statues of Ireland's greatest economic disaster are in front of custom house quay (a symbol of Ireland’s economic success), I'm not sure what this says.The statues themselves are very good...
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axekick
Mar 26, 2006
 
 
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Things to Do Near Dublin

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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

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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