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Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane

Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane (Charelmont House, Parnell Square N, Dublin 1) – this is the oldest gallery of modern and contemporary art in Ireland. It is named after the successful Irish art dealer who first established this public house of art in 1908 (Sir Huge Percy Lane). Sir Lane was an unlikely victim […]

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Custom House

Custom House (Custom House Quay, near Memorial Road, Dublin 1) – this is a neoclassical 18th century building in downtown Dublin. It currently houses the Dept. of the Environment, Community and Local Government. During the building’s early years, it was exclusively the headquarters of the Commissioners of Custom and Excise; however by the beginning of […]

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Christ Church Cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral (Christ Church Pl. and Winetavern St., Dublin West, Dublin 8) — is the spiritual heart of the city, and one of the top visitor attractions in Dublin. Step inside and you can enjoy the cathedral’s beautiful interior and fascinating medieval crypt.   Christ Church Cathedral was a major pilgrimage site in the […]

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Bermingham Tower – Dublin Castle

Bermingham Tower – Dublin Castle (Dublin Castle Grounds, Dame Street, Dublin 2) — the Bermingham Tower and its adjoining buildings served as the main cell and dungeon block in the Castle. It was named after Sir William Bermingham who was arrested and imprisoned there, in 1331 by the newly appointed Viceroy, Sir Anthony Lacey. Bermingham […]

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Bedford Tower / Dublin Castle

Bedford Tower / Dublin Castle (Dame Street, Dublin 2) — The Bedford Tower was built over the original twin-towered entrance into Dublin Castle which was equipped with a portcullis and drawbridge and also served as a prison. It was from here that the Irish Crown Jewels were mysteriously stolen in 1907 and have never been […]

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Ardgillan Castle

Ardgillan Castle (Balbriggan, County Dublin) — located between Balbriggan and Skerries on an elevated coastline (31 km. north of downtown Dublin, via Route M1), this castle enjoys magnificent views, which makes it unique among the Regional Parks of Dublin. This park’s size is 194 acres, consisting of gardens, mixed woodland and pastureland — which overlook […]

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Aras An Uachtaráin

Aras An Uachtaráin (Aras an Uachtaráin, Phoenix Park, Dublin 8) – originally built during the mid-1700s, and used by the British Lord Lieutenant of Ireland during the 1870s, this is the current residence of the President of Ireland. This residence (which resembles the White House in Washington, D.C.), is often used to receive foreign heads […]

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Blanchardstown Centre

Blanchardstown Centre (Blanchardstown, Dublin 15) – located in the northwest Dublin suburb of Blanchardstown, this shopping center has over 180 leading high street retailers, numerous cafes and restaurants, together with a Leisureplex, 9-screen cinema, Library and Draiocht Theatre – Blanchardstown Centre is an excellent destination for all the family. Four Anchor Department Stores – Debenhams, […]

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Cars Rentals

CAR RENTALS – the following car rental agencies operate in Dublin: Avis Rent a Car: +353 1 605 7501 Budget Car Rental: +353 1 837 9611 Europcar: +353 1 648 5900 Hertz: +353 1 709 3060 SIXT: +353 1 235 2030 Thrifty: +353 1 844 1944

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Aviva Stadium

Aviva Stadium (62 Lansdowne Road, Dublin 4) – this is the home of Irish Rugby and Football (its chief tenants being the Republic of Ireland football team, and the Irish rugby union team). This new stadium which opened in May 2010 is built on the grounds of the old Lansdowne Road Stadium, the oldest (1872) […]