Vital Facts and Numbers
Currency: Euro (€)
Dialling Code: +353
Emergency Number: 999
Where To Stay
Located in the vibrant heart of Dublin, this elegant Georgian-townhouse hotel offers 123 rooms and 19 suites, plus two bars and a fine dining restaurant. The spa and 18m pool are perfect for relaxing. Chandeliers, marble bathrooms and premium bedding ensure a memorable stay.
Address: Merrion Street Upper, Dublin 2, Ireland
Telephone: +353 1 603 0600
The Marker Hotel
Located in the Dublin docklands, this striking, contemporary hotel offers 187 rooms, which overlook Grand Canal Square and the Docklands and offer views out to the mountains and the sea. There’s a rooftop bar and terrace, as well as a sleek spa with an infinity pool.
Address: Grand Canal Square, Docklands, Dublin 2, D02 CK38, Ireland
Telephone: +353 1 687 5100
The Westbury Hotel
This luxurious hotel offers 178 rooms and 27 suites featuring marble bathrooms with heated floors, plush bedding, Nespresso coffee machines and city views. There are two swanky cocktail bars on site, while Wylde restaurant dishes up contemporary, international cuisine in a 1930s-inspired setting.
Address: Balfe Street, Dublin 2 D02 CH66, Ireland
Telephone: +353 1 679 1122
Where To Eat
Edgy, seasonal dishes and inventive cocktails whipped up in a light-filled dining room with ceiling murals and timber floors. Some meals are served on a sizzling hot stone, so patrons can cook their meat to their own liking.
Address: 17 South Georges Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Telephone: +353 1 707 9596
Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud
Sophisticated contemporary French cuisine plated in Dublin’s only two Michelin-starred restaurant, featuring high ceilings and white tablecloths.
Address: 21 Upper Merrion St, Dublin, Ireland
Telephone: +353 1 676 4192
Tasting menus and inventive modern Irish dishes served in a Michelin-starred restaurant with stone walls, plus Irish-made artworks.
Address: 18-19 Parnell Square N, Rotunda, Dublin 1, Ireland
Telephone: +353 1 873 2266
What To Do
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
This former prison was open between 1796 and 1924 and once housed petty criminals as well as rapists and murderers, and was also the site of a number of executions. Many Irish convicts were sent here before being shipped out to the penal colonies in Australia. Today it’s a fascinating museum, providing an insight into 128 years of crime and punishment in Ireland.
Address: Inchicore Rd, Kilmainham, Kilmainham, Dublin 8, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Telephone: +353 1 453 5984
Irish Whiskey Museum
Explore the history of this world-famous spirit through guided tours and interactive exhibits, all rounded off with a whiskey tasting session.
Address: 119 Grafton Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone: 353 1 525 0970
With The Family
National Leprechaun Museum
Of course leprechauns aren’t real, but they’ve existed through storytelling and folklore for over a thousand years. Learn more about the origins of these mythical characters and how they’ve become woven into the cultural fabric of Ireland.
Address: Twilfit House, Jervis St, North City, Dublin 1, Ireland
Telephone: +353 1 873 3899
This envelope-pushing gallery has no permanent collection, but rather showcases a programme of exhibits which aim to bridge the worlds of art and science.
Address: The Naughton Institute, Pearse St, Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone: +353 1 896 4091
Dublin is the capital city of the Republic of Ireland and the economic powerhouse of the country. Infact, Dublin accounts for 42% of Ireland’s GDP.
A large number of multinational corporations are based in Dublin, especially in the pharmaceutical industry and in tech sectors such as digital media, financial services and information technology. The world’s top 10 global ICT companies and 9 of the top 10 global software companies call Dublin home.
Ireland is the 33rd largest export economy in the world. Ireland’s main exports include packaged medicaments, human or animal blood and scented mixtures which are sent to the USA, the UK, Belgium-Luxembourg, Germany and France. Ireland imports refined petroleum, packaged medicaments, computers, cars and crude petroleum from the UK, the USA, Germany and the Netherlands.
Dublin Visitor Centre
Address: 17 O’Connell Street Lower Dublin 1 D01 DW22 O’Connell Street Lower, North City, Dublin 1, D01 DW22, Ireland
Opening Hours: 8.30am – 8pm Sunday to Thursday, 8.30am – 9pm Friday and Saturday
Phone: +353 1 898 0700
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