Dublin town guide
Dublin, the Capital City of the Republic of Ireland, is a cosmopolitan, buzzing, bustling city. It is a great centre of culture with fine museums, art galleries and theatres. Its great literary tradition boasts native sons including Shaw, Yeates, Wilde, Joyce and Beckett. The centre of Dublin has architecture from Mediaeval to Georgian to modern buildings.
The oldest university in Ireland, Trinity College, dates from 1592. Phoenix Park, Dublin Zoo, the Irish Museum of modern Art- so many places of interest to visit in the city. The National Museum of Ireland, Collin's Barracks houses the oldest military barracks in Europe. James Joyce Tower is housed in a Martello Tower.
The old Jameson Distillery is a must for lovers of Irish whiskey, as is the Guinness Storehouse where you can see how Guinness is made, and have spectacular views over the city too.
South East Ireland is the sunniest part of Ireland, with lush forests and farmland, so why not hire a car and explore the surrounding countryside. From here you can visit some of Ireland's finest golf courses, or the National Stud in Kildare.
The beautiful gardens of Powerscourt House with the largest waterfall in the British Isles, or Killreddery House gardens are nearby too.