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Waterways Ireland Docklands Summer Festival

Waterways Ireland Docklands Summer Festival (Grand Canal Dock and Plaza, Dublin) – held annually in mid-May, this Festival’s purpose is to provide people with an opportunity to enjoy an exciting world class urban recreational environment. The renovated canal dock, originally build in the 1790s, now provides a world-class recreation space right in the center of […]

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Taste of Dublin

Taste of Dublin (The Iveagh Gardens, Clonmel Street, Dublin 2) — Fine dining is transported to Iveagh Gardens with Taste of Dublin for four days of summer eating, drinking and entertainment. 20 of the city’s latest, greatest and hottest restaurants will be dishing up their finest in an unbeatable alfresco gourmet feast, while 100 producers provide […]

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St. Patrick’s Festival

St. Patrick’s Festival (downtown Dublin) – this is a four-day event (March 14-17), where downtown Dublin comes alive with pageantry, carnivals and free entertainment. The principal aim of St. Patrick’s Festival, since its inauguration, is to develop a major annual international festival around the national holiday over which the ‘owners’ of the festival, the Irish […]

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The O2

The O2 (North Wall Quay, Dublin 1) – this is a 14,500-capacity amphitheatre located at North Wall Quay in the Dublin Docklands. The O2 was built on the site of the former Point Theatre, a smaller music venue. Its 14,500 capacity makes it the largest indoor arena in Ireland. In 2011, The O2 was named […]

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The K Club

The K Club (The Kildare Hotel, Spa and Country Club, Straffan, Co. Kildare) — the five star Kildare Hotel, Spa & Country Club, locally known as The K Club, is nestled in 550 acres of idyllic Kildare countryside. Renowned for its superb golf, The K Club is recognized as one of Europe’s greatest golfing destinations. […]

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Powerscourt Golf Club

Powerscourt Golf Club (Enniskerry Co. Wicklow) – within the grounds of this estate, which includes the tourist attraction “Powerscourt House”, are two championship golf courses and state-of-the-art golf club facilities (located just 18 km. from downtown Dublin). The golf courses were built during the early 1990s. Former Walker Cup Captain Peter McEvoy was commissioned to […]

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Portmarnock Golf Club

Portmarnock Golf Club (Golf Links Road, Portmarnock, Co. Dublin) – this golf club, which is just north of Dublin, was established in 1894 (attesting to the sport’s long-standing tradition in Ireland). It was originally just nine holes, with another nine being added two years later. This has been a long-time site of the Irish Open […]

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Phoenix Park

Phoenix Park (Dublin 8) – this is one of the largest and most magnificent city parks in Europe at 707 hectares. It is an historic landscape of international importance and one of the largest designed landscapes in any European city. About 30% of the Phoenix Park is covered by trees, which are mainly broadleaf parkland […]

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National Concert Hall

National Concert Hall (Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2) — Based in Dublin’s city centre, the National Concert Hall is rated by performing artists as one of the finest in Europe. Since its opening in 1981, the Hall has established itself as Ireland’s premier centre for the performance of live music. As well as weekly performances by […]

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National Aquatic Centre

National Aquatic Centre (Snugborough Road, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15) – this is one of the world’s largest indoor water centers. Opened in March 2003, it successfully hosted the swimming events of the 2003 Special Olympics World Summer Games, the first time this event was held outside of the United States. It also hosted the European Short […]