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Our Curated List for a
GLAMOROUS STAY ON THE EMERALD ISLE
Above all, Dublin is an amazing place to indulge your sense of adventure. There’s so much to see and do in the city right now, from experiencing the new wave of haute Irish cuisine at the many fabulous restaurants, to seeing live music performed in the city’s historic pubs. While you could easily spend your whole trip exploring the native culture in Dublin proper, we’ve thrown in a couple of sights that are well-worth the day trip, because the Emerald Isle’s natural beauty is not to be missed.

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The Shelbourne Dublin
27 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 663 4500

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Gina and Glenn’s home-away-from home in Dublin, this 200-year-old five-star resort is bedecked with all the modern amenities you could ask for, including a full-service spa, 24-hour room service and top notch rooms and suites. You may not be spending too much time here though, since The Shelbourne is walking distance from many of Dublin’s best sights and shopping neighborhoods. Overlooking St. Stephen’s Green, the location can’t be beat.

 


The Westbury
The Westbury Mall, 2 Grafton Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 679 1122

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One of the world’s leading hotels and a member of the elite Doyle Collection, The Westbury is known as a Dublin institution. Located in the heart of the city, it’s the perfect place for a luxurious introduction to Irish hospitality. The hotel also offers a variety of packages designed to give you the perfect tailor-made hotel experience. The Romance in the Heart of Dublin package for example, includes rose-petal turndown service and complimentary full Irish breakfast courtesy of the hotel’s renowned restaurant, Wilde.

 


The Westin Dublin
College Green, Westmoreland Street, Dublin, 2, Ireland
+353 (0)1 645 1000

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Sitting directly across from Trinity College and within walking distance from world-class shopping on Grafton Street (as well as Dublin’s city center and myriad sites), The Westin Dublin is a perfect place to get a real “in-the-city” vibe. The building itself is a part of the city’s rich history, dating back to the early 1800s when it was originally a robe supplier to Trinity College.

 


The Fitzwilliam Dublin Hotel
St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 478 7000

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There are several hotels on this list that have a lot of historic value and significance, though sometimes it’s a little fun to go in a more modern direction. Enter The Fitzwilliam Hotel Dublin. A five-star, chic and cozy new hotel tucked in the heart of the city. Even with the thoroughly modern look though, you can still expect the best in old-school Irish hospitality.

 


The Merrion
Upper Merrion Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 603 0600

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Known as the most luxurious five-star hotel in Dublin and a member of the Leading Hotels of the World, The Merrion is an exquisite example of Irish living and comfort. A restoration of four historic Georgian-era town homes, the hotel is replete with modern facilities like a full spa, pools and a state of the art gym. Sweetening the deal, it also happens to be home to Patrick Guilibaud, a Michelin two-starred restaurant and the club-like Bar No. 23.

 


InterContinental Dublin
4 Simmonscourt Rd, Dublin 4, D04 A9K8, Ireland
+353 1 665-4000

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Located in the beautiful Ballsbridge neighborhood, the InterContinental Dublin offers excellent fine dining, spa facilities and accommodations. Additionally, the hotel sits on a hill giving guests breathtaking views of the seaside coasts and the picturesque city skyline.

 


Conrad Dublin
Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin, Dublin, 2, Ireland
800-491-9657

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The Conrad Dublin promises guests an authentic Dublin experience. The hotel has recently undergone a fabulous remodel that’s come with a whole host of modern additions. There’s a new craft brewery (offering the best in Irish brews and whiskeys) and Lemeul’s, a fine dining delight where you enjoy a wide arrangement of meals and an excellent afternoon tea.

 

 


Bang Restaurant
11 Merrion Row, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 400 4229

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One of Dublin’s hottest new restaurants, Bang offers a smart and casual dining experience. Between the quality food, well-sourced ingredients and the relaxed and chic atmosphere, you might find that one meal experience simply is not enough. And if you’re coming to town for a special occasion (wedding bells, anyone?), this might be the perfect place to have a large and exceptional group dinner.

 


Farm Restaurant
3 Dawson Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 671 8654)
133 Upper Leeson Street, Dublin 4, Ireland
+353 1 212 0743)

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For a family-owned, locals-approved Dublin dining experience, look no further than Farm Restaurant. Internationally inspired but locally sourced, a large percentage of the menu is 100% organic, and all of the ingredients are GMO free and as environmentally friendly as possible.

 


Matt the Thresher
31-32, Lower Pembroke Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 676 2980

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For the best of Irish seafood, this is the place to go. Dublin is a seaside town (something that can be overlooked on occasion) and every morning the team at Matt The Thresher gets a delivery of the city’s freshest catch. And if seafood isn’t your thing worry not—there’s an extensive menu with something for everyone. As a bonus, after dinner, you’ll be able to walk off your meal with a lovely evening stroll to St. Stephen’s Green located just around the corner.

 


Klaw
5A Crown Alley, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 549 3443

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Klaw offers a casual and relaxed atmosphere for diners who crave simple, fresh and delicious seafood. If you arrive when they’re in season (autumn), the local Irish oysters from Waterfood, Dooncastle and the Flaggy Shore are a must-try. And for a perfect pre-dinner snack, drop in from 5pm-6pm and indulge in Klaw’s oyster happy hour, featuring a local oyster with a glass of Prosecco or Guinness.

 


The Oyster Bar at The Saddle Room
The Shelbourne Hotel, 27 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 6634500

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With a new and exciting lounge-like atmosphere, the Oyster Bar offers a wide selection of some of Dublin’s best seafood (including oysters from the Irish seaside communities of Carlingford, Galway and Lambway) and has an ample selection of excellent champagnes and wines to boot. And if you plan to attend one of Dublin’s renowned theatrical productions, you might like to come for their special pre-theatre menu.

 


L’Ecrivain
109a Lr. Baggot Street, D2, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 6611919

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Housed in a restored Georgian coach house with a charming and romantic courtyard setting, L’Ecrivan has been one of Dublin’s best city center restaurants for nearly 30 years. Owned and operated by husband and wife team Derry and Sallyanne Clarke, L’Ecrivan offers a delicious seasonal pre-fixe menu (some favorites include Suckling Pig Belly, Roast Quail and a wide range of Irish farmhouse cheeses) for both lunch and dinner.

 


Restaurant Patrick Guilbad
21 Upper Merrion St, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 676 4192

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Restaurant Patrick Guilbad is Ireland’s only two-star Michelin restaurant, and has been one of Dublin’s (and all of Ireland’s) most renowned fine dining establishments for over 33 years. With mouthwatering culinary delights such as Venison Loin poached in Mulled Wine, Lightly Steamed Dublin Bay Prawns and a wide variety of world-class wines and champagnes, this restaurant is all about offering contemporary Irish cuisine and an impeccable dining experience that you can only get in Dublin.

 


Mulberry Garden
Mulberry Lane, Donnybrook, Dublin 4, Ireland
+353 1 269 3300

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Stepping into Mulberry Garden is like stepping into a classic James Joyce novel. The restaurant is housed in an old cottage dating from 1911, creating an authentically Irish dining experience through and through. From the table linens to the ingredients to even the handsoaps in the bathroom, everything you see, touch, smell and taste is a celebration of Irish hospitality and comes directly from the Emerald Isle.

 


Chapter One
18-19 Parnell Square N, Dublin 1, Ireland
+353 1 8732266

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Ireland is currently experiencing a food renaissance, with local chefs reinventing classic Irish cuisine using stellar local ingredients. A prime example of this practice is Chapter One, a restaurant that takes inspiration from Ireland’s many rich culinary wonders as well as the best of Irish hospitality and craft. Housed in an elegantly rustic building made exclusively by Irish masons, woodworkers and interior designers, Chapter One is a perfect place for a romantic and innovative Irish dining experience.

 


Forest Avenue
8 Sussex Terrace, Dublin 4, Ireland
+353 1 01 667 8337

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We all know of the Irish immigration movement to the United States, but what about the other way around? Forest Avenue is the product of that “reverse immigration” and the results are excellent. Run by husband and wife team John and Sandy Wyer, Forest Avenue wears its American influence on its sleeve (the restaurant is named after Sandy’s childhood address in her native Queens, NY) while remaining true to its Dublin locale.

 


The Greenhouse
Dawson St, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 6767015

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Created by renowned Chef Mickael Viljanen, The Greenhouse is an understated yet elegant Dublin food experience, with an exciting flavor palate and a commitment to showcasing the best in seasonal and local Irish ingredients with culinary imagination and style. Note that the menu here is designed for both flavor and visual impact, so you’ll be forgiven for Instagramming your meal.

 


Brookwood Dublin
141 Baggot Street Lower, Dublin 2
+353 1 661 9366

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The Brookwood Dublin is a classic Irish steakhouse, and sometimes we all crave a delicious steak, no? But even if steak is not your favorite, you’ll have many options to choose from including fresh market fish from Dublin’s local fishmongers, corn-fed and cage free Irish chicken, and Beer Battered Haddock and Chips. Come on a Sunday for a classic Irish Sunday Roast and experience true Dublin decadence.

 


Shanahan’s on the Green
119 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
01 407 0939

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Shanahan’s on the Green brings a little bit of Boston to Dublin. The brainchild of John Shanahan, a fiercely proud Irish-American entrepreneur, Shanahan’s on the Green is an homage to the classic family-owned Irish-American steakhouse. However, while this fantastic restaurant may seem like a transplant, trust us when we say that the food and atmosphere are right in line with some of the best native Dublin pubs and steakhouses you can find.

 


Bloom Brasserie
11 Upper Baggot Street, Dublin 4, Ireland
+353 1 668 7170

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Owned and operated by two young Dublin brothers and culinary wunderkinds, Bloom Brasserie is a modern, fresh and enticing dining experience. Bloom is located right in the heart of the trendy Dublin 4 district, offering a warm and friendly atmosphere that you’ll want to return to again and again.

 


One Pico
Molesworth Court, School House Ln E, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 6760300

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A member of the famed Eamonn O’Reilly Restaurant Group, One Pico is a luxurious dining experience using the best ingredients to create a modern and innovative culinary delight. One Pico has been named one of Dublin’s top restaurants for several years running and was recently added to the Zagat Guide’s list of the best European restaurants.

 

 
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The Spa at the Shelbourne
27 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 663 4500

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Experience an immediate feeling of calm as soon as you step into The Shelbourne’s luxurious and cozy spa. Dark wood paneling and moody lighting invite you to indulge in deep relaxation, while a full service salon offers an impressive selection of signature beauty treatments to help you look and feel fabulous.

 


The Tethra Spa at The Merrion
The Merrion Hotel, Upper Merrion Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 603 0600

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An urban retreat in the heart of Dublin, this award-winning spa features a range of body-care and treatments using organic oils and skincare from ESPA alongside beauty products from classic French skincare brand Darphin. Enjoy premium scents and botanical extracts as you unwind in the spa’s classically luxurious interiors.

 


The Dawson Spa
The Dawson Hotel, 35 Dawson Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 671 7099

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Recently named Boutique Spa of the Year by luxury magazine Tatler, this chic oasis at the Dawson Hotel boasts an exclusive range of luxury products and therapies. The skincare here is by Irish-based Voya, a certified organic range of oils, lotions, masks and cleansers containing wild harvested ingredients that deliver maximum results.

 


Spa at the Marker Hotel
Grand Canal Square, Docklands, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 687 5194

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This unique wellness center encourages a total escape from the pace of everyday life. With a cocoon-like ambiance made from dark green Kirkstone, the impressive facilities feature a dramatic 23-metre infinity pool, an oversized jacuzzi, unique chill out spaces and couple’s rooms for private relaxation.

 


The Spa at InterContinental Dublin
4 Simmonscourt Rd, Dublin 4, Ireland
+353 1 665 4602

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Soak up the stunning five-star surroundings of the InterContinental hotel with a retreat to one of Dublin’s most discerning spas. Offering luxurious massages, skin care and body care from ESPA, the state-of-the-art facility includes a fabulous fitness center, a sunlit indoor pool and private treatment rooms dedicated to helping you rejuvenate and rebalance.

 


Spirit Beauty Salon at The Fitzwilliam
St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 478 7000

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Unwind and get glam in style at the Spirit Beauty Salon, where one of Dublin’s most experienced therapists will take expert care of you from head to toe. Along with massages, facials, salon services and beauty treatments, the Fitzwilliam offers access to their fully equipped fitness studio so you might complete your beauty day with an energizing workout.

 

 
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The Temple Bar Pub
47-48 Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 672 5286

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For 160 years, this classic pub has prided itself on being one of the friendliest watering holes in Dublin. Along with the quintessentially Irish ambiance, you can look forward to live music every day, plenty of craft lagers, ales and stouts, plus over 450 whiskeys and even a selection of sandwiches and oysters should you desire a snack.

 


McHugh’s Wine & Dine
59 St. Assam’s Park, Raheny, Dublin 5, Ireland
+353 1 832 7435

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From the same family behind the classic McHugh’s pub, this buzzing wine bar and restaurant is a relaxed and comfortable place to sip fine wines. With excellent service and fabulous taste in food, it’s one of those understated places you can’t help but fall in love with.

 


O’Neill’s Pub
2 Suffolk St, Dublin 2, D02KX03, Ireland
+353 1 679 3656

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Just around the corner from the statue of Molly Malone in the heart of Dublin, O’Neil’s is known as a warm, inviting place to rest your feet, enjoy a pint and a bite to eat and perhaps some live music. And if you’re looking for a quiet spot to share an intimate conversation, the bar’s various nooks and crannies offer plenty of cozy options.

 


No. 27 Bar & Lounge
The Shelbourne Dublin, 27 St. Stephen’s Green · Dublin 2 Ireland
+353-1-663 4500

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For a sophisticated night of fun, we love this luxuriously-decorated lounge at the five-star Shelbourne Hotel. Look forward to light dining, a fabulous selection of wines, and signature craft cocktails as you take in the splendid views of St. Stephen’s Green.

 


Searsons of Baggot Street
44 Baggot Street Upper, Dublin 4, Ireland
+353 1 660 0330

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This historic Dublin pub is known to draw a crowd of movers and shakers. With excellent service, the finest food and drink and a relaxed, yet upscale ambiance, it might just be your best bet for a fun and fabulous business meeting—or even a little networking.

 


The Mint Bar at The Westin Dublin
College Green, Westmoreland Street, Dublin 2, IE
+35316451322

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At the forefront of Dublin’s cocktail scene, this distinctive bar boasts an expert team of mixologists, live music every Saturday night and an extensive menu ranging from lunch and dinner to bar bites. Housed in an old bank vault beneath the Westin Dublin, it’s a distinctive atmosphere that makes for an elegant night out.

 


The Bank on College Green
20-22 College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 6770677

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Inside a spectacular former banking hall, this sophisticated bar and restaurant is sure to lend any date night or business meeting a sense of grandeur. It’s not all about the soaring, vaulted ceilings and glittering chandeliers however—the cocktails here are as stunning as the locale.

 


The Cellar Bar at The Merrion
The Merrion Hotel, Upper Merrion Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
353 1 603 0600

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Escape into the original 18th-century wine vaults of The Merrion Hotel. Here you’ll find a popular lunch and after-work meeting spot, complete with an all day gastropub menu, full bar service and carefully curated wines by the glass.

 


Rooftop Bar and Terrace
The Marker Hotel, Grand Canal Square, Docklands, Dublin 2
+353 (0) 1 687 5100

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The breathtaking views from the top of The Marker Hotel reach across the city to the gorgeous green countryside and all the way to the sea. A modern lounge vibe invites you to settle in for glamorous sunset cocktails and perhaps stay for a bite under the stars.

 


Bar No. 23
The Merrion Hotel, Upper Merrion Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
353 1 603 0600

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Secluded and intimate, this upscale bar at The Merrion Hotel has the feel of a private club. With traditionally luxurious decor and the best in Irish hospitality, it’s a lovely place to enjoy an aperitif or an after-dinner drink.

 


Residence Members Club
41 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 662 0000

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Welcome to the hottest private club in Dublin and one of the finest in the world. Gain access to this elegant ivy-clad townhouse overlooking St. Stephen’s Green to mix and mingle with an exclusive network of jet-setters who flock between reciprocal clubs in London, New York, Paris and Florida.

 


Vintage Cocktail Club
15 Crown Alley, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 675 3547

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A well-kept secret, this old-school bar maintains a low profile behind a barely-marked door in Dublin’s happening Temble Bar district. Inside you’ll find a chic, exclusive atmosphere for catching up with close friends or enjoying a romantic evening sip with your love.

 


The Palace Bar
21 Fleet St, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 671 7388

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Established in 1823, this original Victorian pub has a rich legacy of hosting Dublin’s artists, authors, journalists and poets. Today you’ll find the classic mahogany-paneled bar populated with a diverse mix of locals and tourists, all attracted to the historic ambiance and intimacy of this legendary locale.

 


Highline at Sophie’s
 33 Harcourt St, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 607 8100

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The weather is the wallpaper at this super stylish bar and restaurant offering expansive views of Dublin from above. On Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays after 11pm, Sophie’s becomes Highline, a New York-style late night party known for its great music, fabulous cocktails and young, vibrant scene.

 


Art Tea at The Merrion
The Merrion Hotel, Upper Merrion Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 603 0600

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Looking for an inspiring afternoon escape? Peruse the impressive art collection at The Merrion Hotel while enjoying the most lavish tea service in Dublin. Relax with a serving of delectable treats, teas and coffees in the hotel’s gorgeous drawing room and return home with a complimentary copy of their collection catalogue.

 

 


Dublin Castle
Dame St, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 645 8800

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This major Irish government complex was first founded in 1169 and remains one of the most compelling structures in the city. Pay a visit to tour the luxurious state apartments, Medieval Undercrofts and Chapel Royal.

 


St. Stephen’s Green
St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 475 7816

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Dublin’s most glorious central park is certainly worth a stroll, a picnic or two. An oasis of calm in the heart of the city, the park features a number of historic monuments along with manicured gardens and splendid emerald landscapes.

 


Malahide Castle and Gardens
Malahide, Co. Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 816 9538

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One of the oldest and most magnificent castles in Ireland, Malahide invites you to get to know the rich and intriguing history of the Talbot family, who lived here for almost 800 years. The castle sits on 260 acres of gorgeous manicured gardens, while on the inside you’ll find beautiful period furniture, an extensive collection of paintings and impressive halls and reception areas where the Talbots entertained in style.

 


Christ Church Cathedral
Christchurch Pl, Dublin 8, Ireland
+353 1 677 8099

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Take some time away from Dublin’s busy streets to find peace and beauty at this splendid thousand-year-old cathedral. Located in the heart of medieval Dublin, the church is known for its beloved choral tradition, first established in 1493.

 


St. Patrick’s Cathedral
Wood Quay, Dublin 8, Ireland
+353 1 453 9472

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The largest church in Ireland, St. Patrick’s was built in 1191 in honor of the country’s beloved Patron Saint. With its beautifully tiled floors and wide, towering archways, the Cathedral has a distinctive look you won’t want to miss.

 


The Book of Kells at Trinity College
Trinity College Dublin, College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 896 1000

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This must-see exhibition takes you through the cobblestone walkways of Trinity College to the magnificent Old Library building. In this unforgettable setting, you’ll get a glimpse of Ireland’s greatest cultural treasure and the world’s most famous medieval manuscript, which tells the Four Gospels of Jesus Christ with richly intricate illustrations.

 


National Gallery of Ireland
Merrion Square W, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 661 5133

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Free to the public, Ireland’s expansive collection of European art features 14,000 artworks, including about 2,500 oil paintings, 5,000 drawings, 5,000 prints, and some sculpture, furniture and other works.

 


National Museum of Ireland
Natural History: Merrion St Upper, Dublin 2, Ireland
Archaeology: Kildare St, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 6777444

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Explore the rich ancient history of the Emerald Isle with a day at the National Museum. Here you’ll find all of the island’s most important archaeological treasures, including beautifully intricate jewelry left behind by the Celts.

 


Guinness Storehouse
St James’s Gate, Dublin 8, Ireland
+353 1 408 4800

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Beer aficionados (or even the slightly beer-curious) might like to spend the afternoon at the impressive Guinness Storehouse learning the story behind one of the world’s most historic and beloved stouts. Be sure to include a tasting and learn to appreciate why Guinness is better in Ireland than it is anywhere else.

 


Wicklow Mountains National Park
Laragh, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
+353 404 45800

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Just ninety minutes south of Dublin you’ll find the largest of Ireland’s six National Parks. Explore this massive mountain landscape to take in the wide open vistas, scenic lakes and lush woods that many of the island’s native wildlife call home.

 


Kilkenny Castle
Kilkenny, Leinster, Ireland
+353 056 779 4057

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One of the most famous buildings in Ireland, Kilkenny Castle is a complex structure dating back to the 12th century and having undergone numerous expansions and renovations along the way. Make the trip out to this iconic location just under two hours from Dublin for a unique journey back in time.

 


Blarney Castle
Blarney, Co. Cork, Ireland
353 21 438 5252

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A three hour drive from Dublin may be worth it if what you walk away with is “The Gift of the Gab.” Blarney Castle is home to the famous Blarney Stone, a limestone slab that, according to legend, bestows all who dare climb the rafters and give it a kiss with the powers of eloquence and charisma.

 


Giant’s Causeway
44 Causeway Rd, Bushmills BT57 8SU, Ulster, United Kingdom
+44 28 2073 1855

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Three hours from Dublin in Northern Ireland, this beautiful natural habitat is a World Heritage site ranked alongside Mount Everest and the California Redwoods. Here you’ll discover a magical world where emerald green mountains rise up against magnificent rock formations along the coast, quite unlike any seen elsewhere on the planet.

 


Kylemore Abbey
Kylemore, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
+353 95 41146

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It’s nearly a four hour drive to Kylemore Abbey but absolutely worth it. Nestled between a lush green mountainside and a tranquil lakeshore in gorgeous Galway, the Abbey and its Victorian Garden is a place of astounding beauty, history and spirituality.

 

 
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Grafton Street
Grafton Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
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Shop everything from unique boutiques and vintage shops to high-street favorites along one of Dublin’s most delightful pedestrian-only shopping streets. When you’re ready for a break, you’ll also find tons of cafes, bars and restaurants for a snack and some people watching.

 


Costume
10 Castle Market, Dublin Southside, Dublin, 02, Ireland
+353 1 679 4188

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Founded by two super stylish sisters, this always on-point boutique carries a refined mix of cool girl favorites like Isabel Marant, Temperley and Jerome Dreyfus. Stop in to pick up something unique that will place you instantly among Dublin’s fashion-forward set.

 


Louise Kennedy
56 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 (0)1 662 0056

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Recognized as one of Ireland’s most successful fashion designers, Louise Kennedy makes sophisticated high-quality clothes with a dash of whimsy. You’ll love to shop her dramatic capes, coats and jackets to make a stunning statement on the streets of Dublin.

 


Brown Thomas
88-95 Grafton Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 605 6666

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Look no further: Brown Thomas is Ireland’s best luxury department store. Here you’ll find tried-and-true designer heavyweights like Dolce & Gabbana, Alexander McQueen, Aquazzura and Valentino, complete with all the accessories, shoes and beauty you’ll need to complete your look.

 


Cocoa Atelier
30 Drury Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 675 3616

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A fashionable approach to chocolate and macarons makes Cocoa Atelier the most Instagram-worthy sweet shop in Dublin. Delicious to boot, it’s just the place to pick up gifts for loved ones, or enjoy a chic afternoon indulgence.

 


Sheridan’s Cheesemongers
11 South Anne Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
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Curious to sample the best in fine Irish cheese and gourmet delights? This lovely shop is passionately committed to sourcing the highest quality artisan products the Emerald Isle has to offer, including Irish farmhouse cheeses (plus French and Italian varieties), an array of wines from across Europe, and charcuterie board enhancers like crackers, confit, pesto and chutney.

 


Irish Design Shop
41 Drury Street, Dublin 2
+353 (01) 679 8871

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Established in 2008 by jewelers Clare Brennan and Laura Caffrey, this unique store is all about showcasing the best of the Irish craft revival, carrying design-led products for your home that embrace both traditional and new techniques.

 


Monaghan’s Cashmere
Royal Hibernian Way, Dawson Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 679 4451

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In business since 1960, Monaghan’s sources the most beautiful in Scottish and Italian cashmere to produce a fashionable collection of classic knitwear. Stock up on everything from crews and cardigans to flowy capes and even coats.

 


Jameson Distillery Shop
Bow St, Smithfield Village, Dublin 7, Ireland
+353 1 807 2355

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Pick up a bottle or two of the finest and rarest Irish Whiskey at the Jameson distillery shop, including limited edition bottles and special reserves. Currently undergoing renovation, the Dublin shop reopens in March of 2017—just in time for St. Patrick’s Day.

 


Guinness Storehouse
St. James’s Gate, Dublin 8, Ireland
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Welcome to the ultimate beer lover’s paradise! Far beyond a simple store, the Guinness Storehouse offers an experiential journey, inviting you to learn about the famous brew’s history, taste its distinctive flavors and finally, shop the largest collection of Guinness memorabilia and exclusive merchandise in the world.

 

 

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