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Things to do in Dublin

Discover your true green side while visiting Dublin

 

Ireland is famous for four leaf clovers, Guinness and folk that are like no other. A perfect place for a holiday is its capital, Dublin. It gives you everything you want from the Whisky Museum and great nightlife to the Dublin zoo, and from traditional Irish dancing to festivals.

 

Things to do in Dublin

 

Dublin is a city where people are notoriously high spirited, and where the Guinness flows freely into the early hours. The Irish are warm and inviting and proud to share their heritage with you. Dublin is a city of charm and diversity, and with a large student population, you will not have a problem finding things to do in Dublin that suit all tastes and ages.

 

Dublin Castle and Dublin Zoo

If your visit is a cultural one, you may like to see sights such as Dublin Castle and Dublin Zoo.

 

Dublin Nightlife

If you are more of a party person, don’t worry, finding nightly activities and party related things to do in Dublin will be the least of your problems. Head on over to the area of Temple street and enjoy traditional Irish music, bars and nightclubs. The pubs and clubs are open all year round and we would go as far as to promise you, if your reason for visiting Dublin is to enjoy the nightlife, Dublin will not let you down.

 

How to get to Dublin

The airport in Dublin is called Dublin Airport and it is convenient to arrive here if you are visiting Dublin during your vacation. You may also take a short boat trip or flight from the UK, or a simple drive from Northern Ireland.

 

When to visit Dublin

The time of year that you choose to visit Dublin will depend on the reason for your visit or holiday. If your visit to the city is cultural, then it is preferable to visit between March and September, allowing you to take advantage of the milder temperatures and longer daylight hours. In summer, temperatures can reach the 30’s Celsius (90° F), but the climate can be unpredictable throughout the year.

 

Dublin Irish Festival

Saint Patrick’s Day is the biggest festival to be celebrated in Ireland – this national holiday in March often turns into a week or more of pure, uninterrupted festivities.

 

 

Things to do in Dublin

Dublin Facts

Population525 383
CountryIreland
LanguageIrish
CurrencyEuro
Longitude-6.401773
Latitude53.355429
AirportDublin, Ireland (DUB)

Dublin average temperatures

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
7~8 °C 7~8 °C 10 °C 12 °C 14~15 °C 17~18 °C 18~20 °C 18~20 °C 16~17 °C 13~14 °C 9~10 °C 8 °C

UNESCO-WORLD-HERITAGE-SITE

UNESCO World Heritage Sites Dublin - Brú na Bóinne, Archaeological Ensemble of the Bend of the Boyne

Situated 40 km north of Dublin, Brú na Bóinne is the largest and most important concentration of prehistoric megalithic art in Europe, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The main sites composing the complex are Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth. Try to get there early to avoid long lines and enjoy this site older than the Pyramids!

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MARATHON

Dublin Marathon

The Dublin Marathon is an annual marathon held in October each year. While the main event is very popular, there is also the chance to walk the entire stretch since there are no cut off times, making it a great tradition to take part in even if you are not the athletic type. The course will take you from the starting point at Fitzwilliam Street up north toward the Phoenix Park where you will run past the Dublin Zoo and wave at the giraffes and elephants. The race then follows a path through the Dublin inner city, passing Brickfields Park, the University of Dublin and Elm Park Golf Course to name a few of the sights. Visit their website for more information and register for the upcoming event!

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GOLF

Golf in Dublin - Island Golf

Some of the best golf in Dublin can be enjoyed on the North Bull Island, a small island in the Dublin Bay that feels like it was made with golf in mind. Here you will find the Royal Dublin Golf Club, a stunning flat 18 hole links course and St Anne's Golf Club, the "sister course" on the north side of the island. Of course (no pun intended) there are also golf courses on the mainland, such as the Elmgreen Golf Club, but going to the island for a day of golf is an activity that can't be missed!

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