Whether you’ve come for ‘the Craic’ or to see the sights, the choice of things to do in Dublin will amaze and delight you. Legendary pubs, renowned attractions, great shopping and first-rate dining are all waiting to be enjoyed in Dublin.
The exuberant Dublin nightlife and warm Irish hospitality makes the vibrant capital perfect for lively city breaks. Sample the famous ‘black gold’ and discover its heritage at the Guinness Storehouse. See the ancient Book of Kells and take a journey through history at the National Museum of Ireland. Or shop until you drop, then dine on exquisite Michelin-starred cuisine.
Make your way to O’Connell Street for the best shopping in Dublin. Or visit the landmark George’s Street Arcade and browse an eclectic array of shops and stalls mingled with chic cafés and restaurants. Pick up unique handmade gifts or browse for bohemian fashions at the Cow’s Lane Designer Mart.
Discover the history of the ‘Black Stuff’ and sup a complimentary pint at Dublin’s number one attraction, the Guinness Storehouse. Admire the remarkable Book of Kells then journey into Dublin’s past at the National Museum of Ireland or Dublinia. Then take a relaxing stroll through stunning St Stephen’s Green.
Dining out in Dublin
Get the authentic Irish bar experience while tucking into fresh, locally-sourced fare at traditional pubs all over Dublin. Feast on fine Italian cuisine with a glass of excellent wine at Dunne & Crescenzi. Or treat yourself to a gourmet meal at the 5 star Merrion hotel’s award-winning Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud.
The Irish passion for fun or ‘the Craic’ makes Dublin perfect for wild weekends. Head to buzzing Temple Bar for a host of bars, pubs and clubs. Or spend an unforgettable evening at Ireland’s oldest pub, The Brazen Head, being entertained by musicians and storytellers as you dine by candlelight.