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Things to do in County Dublin

 

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Experience Gaelic Games (Dublin)
Ranked #1 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Category: Sports Camps/ Clinics
Owner description: This is a hands on activity - full of fun and laughter and delivered in the heart of the community. A fun mix of culture,... more » Owner description: This is a hands on activity - full of fun and laughter and delivered in the heart of the community. A fun mix of culture, history, sport and soft activity. Experience Gaelic Games introduce visiting groups to Ireland’s greatest cultural secret and most popular sports – Gaelic Football, Hurling -(Stick and Ball game), Gaelic Handball along with dance. A uniquely authentic Irish activity! – just about the most memorable and fun Irish experience visitors can have! « less
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Ranked #2 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Category: Comedy Clubs
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Ranked #3 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Cemeteries; Museums
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Ranked #4 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Category: Dinner Theaters
Owner description: Experience an enchanting evening of Irish folklore,storytelling and music while enjoying a candlelit traditional Irish dinner... more » Owner description: Experience an enchanting evening of Irish folklore,storytelling and music while enjoying a candlelit traditional Irish dinner in Dublin's oldest Pub, The Brazen Head. Sit back , relax and let our renowned storytellers take you into a world of the imagination with wonderful insights and magical tales of Irish life in times past. « less
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Ranked #5 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Parks

Croke Park Stadium is Ireland's largest and most iconic sporting arena and is the 4th largest stadium in Europe. Headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), it... more »

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Dublin Falconry (Balbriggan)
Ranked #6 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: We are an educational and tourists facility.We provide many services for the public as an attraction.We have 16 birds on... more » Owner description: We are an educational and tourists facility.We provide many services for the public as an attraction.We have 16 birds on display with two flying shows sat and sun.We are open for business seven days a week.Private bookings Monday to Friday and open to the public on weekends.Vouchers are available in store as great gifts for all occasions. « less
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Howth Head (Howth)
Ranked #7 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Category: Lookouts
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Ranked #8 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Historic Sites; Specialty Museums
This bleak old jail was notorious in the 19th century for its harsh treatment of prisoners.
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Ranked #9 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Libraries; Museums
Owner description: Situated in the heart of Ireland's capital city, the Chester Beatty Library is an art museum and library which houses the... more » Owner description: Situated in the heart of Ireland's capital city, the Chester Beatty Library is an art museum and library which houses the great collection of manuscripts, miniature paintings, prints, drawings, rare books and some decorative arts assembled by Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (1875-1968). The Library's exhibitions open a window on the artistic treasures of the great cultures and religions of the world. Its rich collection from countries across Asia, the Middle East, North Africa and Europe offers visitors a visual feast. Chester Beatty Library was named Irish Museum of the year in 2000 and was awarded the title European Museum of the Year in 2002. « less
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Shackleton Exhibition (Dun Laoghaire)
Ranked #10 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Category: History Museums
Owner description: The Shackleton Exhibition is located within a 2,500 sq ft space in the Ferry Terminal Building, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. It... more » Owner description: The Shackleton Exhibition is located within a 2,500 sq ft space in the Ferry Terminal Building, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. It is less than 50m from the suburban railway station known as the DART, which is also beside the bus terminus (# 46A, 7,8 45.) « less
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Ranked #11 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #12 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Category: Performances
Owner description: The Irish Dance Party lasts for approx 2 hours. The Musician will host and MC the event, singing Irish songs and playing... more » Owner description: The Irish Dance Party lasts for approx 2 hours. The Musician will host and MC the event, singing Irish songs and playing Irish instruments, explaining the history of the songs, music, instruments, dances etc in a fun and humorous way. There are also world class, ex-Riverdance Irish Dancers who will give dance performances for the group and also teach the group 3 Irish Dances which last for 20minutes, 20 minutes and 10 minutes respectively. « less
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Ranked #13 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Category: Museums
Owner description: If you want to discover the story of Dublin in just half an hour, visit the Little Museum today. Our guided tours – on the... more » Owner description: If you want to discover the story of Dublin in just half an hour, visit the Little Museum today. Our guided tours – on the hour, every hour – offer a short, entertaining introduction to Irish history. The museum is housed in a landmark Georgian building on St Stephen's Green in the very centre of Dublin – and we are open every day. « less
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Ranked #14 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Category: Casinos
Owner description: OPENING HOURS:Sun-Thurs 12nn - 6amFri-Sat 12nn - 8amThe Sporting Emporium is Ireland's leading private members’ Casino and... more » Owner description: OPENING HOURS:Sun-Thurs 12nn - 6amFri-Sat 12nn - 8amThe Sporting Emporium is Ireland's leading private members’ Casino and Card Club, catering to all types of players, from complete beginners to those who like to play for higher stakes. Located over three floors just off Dublin’s Grafton Street, it is a recent winner of the prestigious 'Best Casino Club' award, and includes over 30 tables offering Poker, Blackjack, Roulette, Brag, Punto Banco, plus 300 online casino games. Our friendly, welcoming Card Room is a warm favourite of Poker enthusiasts, who enjoy a wide range of Texas Hold'em and other poker games. It also plays host to a variety of regular Poker tournaments, leagues and festivals. For high rollers who prefer large stakes we also offer an elegant Salon Privé. The Arena at The Sporting Emporium is a beautifully appointed and comfortable sports lounge which offers the widest choice of gaming and betting in Dublin. You can watch live sporting events such as horseracing, football, rugby, GAA and many others on multiple plasma screens – and place your bet on the latest touch-screen technology. « less
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Ranked #15 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Category: Educational Sites
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Ranked #16 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Category: Performances; Castles
Owner description: Bram Stokers 'CASTLE DRACULA'!! This is a really fun Night out for Everyone. A must for your visit to Dublin. 2 hours of... more » Owner description: Bram Stokers 'CASTLE DRACULA'!! This is a really fun Night out for Everyone. A must for your visit to Dublin. 2 hours of Screaming Laughing Fun!! We have two shows, an incredible Vampire Show and a Hilarious Comedy Magic show and a Spooky Tour of Bram Stoker's 'Castle Dracula' with Characters from Dracula 'Renfield' and 'Van Helsing' bringing you through the Castles Tunnels, Spinning Bridges, Gargoyle Courtyards, Haunted Library and off course the 'Amazing Graveyard Theatre' (Pictures included) housing memorabilia from the many Dracula Movies and all the History of their creator Bram Stoker who was born and grew up, just across the Road from the Castle, Stories, Pictures, Posters, Death Certificate and even a lock of Bram Stoker's hair cut on this death bed, over 100 years ago by his wife Florence. If there is one thing you do, before you Die, visit the 'Secret Castle Of Magic' at Bram Stoker's 'Castle Dracula'. Tickets must be booked in advance, Not suitable for Adults of a nervous disposition or anyone under 14 years. Check out our Secret Castle Of Magic Pictures and Promo Film on our website!! « less
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Killiney Hill (Killiney)
Ranked #17 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Category: Mountains

From a locals point of view: Killiney Hill/ Dalkey hill is a must for vistior to south county Dublin. It's the most beautful walk you will get in South dublin. Getting the DART to... more »

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Ranked #18 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks
Beautiful urban park immortalized in James Joyce's "Ulysses."
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Abbey Theatre (Dublin)
Ranked #19 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Category: Theaters
This theater hosts some of the most moving and controversial dramatic productions in the city.
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Phoenix Park (Dublin)
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Ranked #20 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks
Beautiful urban park lined with running trails.
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Ranked #21 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: History Museums
Owner description: The National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology is the national repository for all archaeological objects found in Ireland and... more » Owner description: The National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology is the national repository for all archaeological objects found in Ireland and home to over two million artefacts. Permanent Exhibitions: Our exhibitions include the finest collection of prehistoric gold artefacts in western Europe, outstanding examples of metalwork from the Celtic Iron Age and the Museum’s world-renowned collection of medieval ecclesiastical objects and jewellery. The Treasury: Ór - Ireland's Gold, Prehistoric Ireland, Kingship and Sacrifice, Viking Ireland, Medieval Ireland, Ancient Egypt, Ceramics and Glass from Ancient Cyprus, Life and Death in the Roman World. There is also a number of Temporary Exhibitions taking place. « less
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Ranked #22 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Category: Performances
Owner description: A unique opportunity to experience traditional Irish music, dance and food for which Ireland is famous the world over every... more » Owner description: A unique opportunity to experience traditional Irish music, dance and food for which Ireland is famous the world over every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday night. This spectacular show will give you a flavour of the different styles of Irish Dance from ‘Sean Nos’ translating as ‘Old Style’ to Modern. The show features a cast of dancers whose credits include world famous shows such as, Riverdance and Lord of the Dance. Dinner 7.00pm and Show 8.00pm « less
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Ranked #23 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Category: Libraries
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Casino Marino (Dublin)
Ranked #24 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites
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Ranked #25 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Category: Theaters
Owner description: The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre raised its first curtain on March 18, 2010 and has since been presenting world class... more » Owner description: The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre raised its first curtain on March 18, 2010 and has since been presenting world class performances to almost 2 million audience members from across Ireland and the world. With a diverse repertoire of genres ranging from musicals to folk concerts and from opera to ballet, coming to the theatre allows you an escape. You can get to a Broadway or West End theatre, Russian ballet or German opera, all from just a few minutes away from home. In an iconic building, designed by renowned architect Daniel Libeskind, the theatre is a pinnacle of entertainment in the heart of Dublin’s city centre. Home to the Circle Club, the theatre provides for those who wan to experience a little bit more during their theatrical experience. Here is a place to relax and enjoy the performance while taking in the magnificent views of Grand Canal Basin, food, and friends. « less
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Ranked #26 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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Ranked #27 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Category: Libraries
Owner description: One of Dublin's most beautiful tourist attractions. An unspoiled gem right in the heart of the city. Founded in 1701, Marsh's... more » Owner description: One of Dublin's most beautiful tourist attractions. An unspoiled gem right in the heart of the city. Founded in 1701, Marsh's Library was the first public library in Ireland. It is a beautiful Queen Anne-style building complete with the original oak bookcases. Visitors often comment on the wonderful smell of the old bookcases and books.The library contains over 25,000 rare and interesting books relating to the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries, covering medicine, law, science, travel, navigation, mathematics, music, and classical literature. There is also some material of a very scurrilous nature. Every year an exhibition of rare and curious items is presented from the holdings of the Library. The current exhibition (2013/4)showcases stunning gold-tooled bookbindings from our holdings in the Benjamin Iveagh Library at Farmleigh. « less
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Ranked #28 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Howth Hills (Howth)
Ranked #29 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Category: Geologic Formations
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Ranked #30 of 320 attractions in County Dublin
Owner description: The Dublin Singsong Show is a totally unique event where YOU sing the songs. Professional musicians will teach you famous... more » Owner description: The Dublin Singsong Show is a totally unique event where YOU sing the songs. Professional musicians will teach you famous Irish songs and we'll all sing them together. Don't worry you don't need to be Celine Dion to take part. Everyone gets a FREE Irish songbook with the lyrics of 50 Irish songs, beautifully illustrated with history and explanations of words and phrases. Great fun for all ages. « less
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