Dublin City Guide

As the old song goes “Dublin can be heaven, with coffee at eleven and a stroll down Stephens Green” and you know its right on the mark (least as long as it’s not raining 😉 )

Dublin a city with much to do and admire from historical landmarks to top shopping experiences and is now one of the most popular short break destinations in Europe.

Many of Ireland’s best galleries and museums can be found in Dublin. Many of these currently offer free admission. Ireland has a wonderful history in the arts. The Irish writer’s museum is certainly worth a visit for fans of Oscar Wilde, James Joyce, W.B Yeats and Samuel Beckett. This museum is located centrally at Parnell Sq, Dublin 1.

Many visitors will want to sample their favourite drink while in Dublin – Guinness. Located at St James gate, the Guinness Storehouse is worthy of a visit.  Superb views of the city are available at the top of the building while enjoying a free pint of Guinness as part of the tour.

Grafton St is the main shopping area in Dublin as is home to many recognized brands including HMV, River Island, Marks and Spencer’s and Brown Thomas (if you can afford it 😉 ). Henry St on the north side of the Liffey should also be paid a visit.