When it comes to Christmas shopping Dublin is a great city to visit and already, now that Halloween is past, people are beginning to think of shopping for Christmas. As well as Dublin residents, there is a big influx of visitors from all around Ireland and some from abroad. Many of the shops in Dublin Shopping Centres have already started displaying their Christmas range and some even have pre Christmas
Places to Visit in Dublin
Dublin has numerous visitor attractions and places of historical, cultural, sporting and entertainment interest. Here is the growing list of some of Dublin's favourite destinations as well as some unusual places off the beaten track.
What is Epic Ireland? EPIC Ireland is a fabulous interactive experience which exhibits the worldwide journey of the Irish people (often referred to as The Irish Diaspora). This 'awe-inspiring, up-lifting and thought-provoking experience' captures the journey of Irish men and women who left Ireland and became leading ‘influencers’ in communities throughout the world. Among the 20 interactive galleries you will meet
Ever heard of Dublin’s Zoological Museum? If your answer is no, you’re not alone. Many people have never heard of what may very well be one of Dublin’s least known museums, established way back in 1777. The Zoological Museum’s low profile may be due in part to the fact that it is not normally open to the public, as it forms part of the Department of Zoology in Trinity College Dublin. However, for a limited time
When many people think of Ireland, one of the first things that springs to mind is the Book of Kells. This very well preserved national treasure containing the four New Testament gospels dates back to about the 9th century, and is thought to have been compiled by monks on the isolated island of Iona. Black, purple and yellow inks were used to create astonishingly beautiful images of geometric patterns, creatures from
Many visitors to Dublin are on business or vacation and the usual leisure activity is either going to the pub, clubbing, eating out or going to a music gig. But there are numerous other leisure activities on offer in Dublin. Here are 7 Different Things To Do in Dublin. Visiting The Guinness Storehouse has become the most popular visitor activity in Dublin in recent years. Located in James’ Street in The
The first Jeanie Johnston was built in the year 1847 on the banks of the St. Lawrence River in Quebec, Canada and was purchased in Liverpool by Donovans from Tralee. The famine was raging in Ireland in those years, driving many of the starving native population to leave Ireland. Donovans operated a lucrative trade between 1847 and 1855 bringing exiles from Tralee to North America and coming back with merchandise for