Things To Do in Dublin

Dublin SpireThere is no shortage of things to do in Dublin with great sights to see and places to visit.

Dublin has a sensational shoreline simply minutes from the city centre? Get on the DART and delight in a brief, unwinding trip north or south of the city to discover yourself in among Dublin’s lots of beautiful seaside fishing towns.

Take the Dart North to Howth, a beautiful fishing village in North Dublin, where there’s a walk for every single physical fitness level. Get your heart pumping on the Bog of Frogs Loop for panoramas of the cliffs, Lambay Island and the Baily Lighthouse, or roam down the pier and take in the views of Ireland’s Eye, a stunning island simply a 15-minute boat trip away.

Have a look around Howth Market for Irish crafts and delicious street food, and immerse yourself in history at the close-by Howth Castle and Gardens.

South of the city is Dun Laoghaire– a town providing remarkable views of Dublin Bay and a wealth of things to do in Dublin.

Some of the best attractions in Dublin include:

Leinster House

This is the house of the Irish parliament and it’s a really spectacular structure, loaded with history. Admission is complimentary, however trips need to be organized beforehand.

Guinness Store House

Visiting the Guiness Storehouse can be pricey adult tickets are currently €18, approximately  $19.60, you can save some money by booking online

You get a complimentary pint of Guinness and the most amazing view of Dublin, which is worth the admission cost alone.

St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Ireland’s biggest church, and, provided its close distance to the city center, a check out right here is an important part of any schedule, no matter how brief the stay. Unsurprisingly for a church that was started in the 12th century, there is plenty of history right here– Jonathan Swift, the author of “Gulliver’s Travels”, who was the dean of the Cathedral from 1713-45, is buried right here.

Phoenix Park

Europes Largest Urban Park. Enjoy a picnic and visit Dublin Zoo which is located in the Park. The park also home for the President of Ireland, Aras an Uachtaran.

National Gallery of Ireland

Entrance to The National Gallery of Ireland is complimentary. The art collection consists of some 2,500 paintings and about 10,000 other works in different kinds. Significant Irish work consists of that of Jack B. Yeats (the sibling of William Butler) and of Louis le Brocquy, Ireland’s biggest living artist

Croke Park

This is the head office of the major sporting body in Ireland, the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), who are in charge of tossing and Gaelic football. As being the spiritual house of Irish cultural nationalism, it is at the time of writing  the fourth-largest sports arena in Europe.

Kilmainham Gaol ( Jail ) and Museum

The Kilmainham Museum can be accessed prior to or after the guided tour of the prison. There are some genuinely fantastic exhibitions and some exceptionally poignant ones.

You will find letters composed by a few of the detainees to their households prior to they were carried out. There are some souvenirs about Michael Collins who was among just two of the 1916 Rebellion leaders not to be imprisoned in Kilmainham Gaol.

Shopping and Entertainment  in Dublin

After you have taken in the cultural sights and tourist attractions, there is no end to the nightlife and shopping you can do. Check out our Dublin Entertainment page and our Shopping in Dublin page for more informationon how to have the best holiday in Dublin ever.