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Government Buildings

Merrion St., Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 619 4116
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Tour the office of the Taoiseach

To get tickets on a Saturday, go to the cafe of the National Gallery at Merrion Square and there... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2018
PavlH
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Berkshire, England
Building and architecture impressive& history. The irish Gov. need to look out for the people who are not in the gov..

Beautiful building with deep artistic historical tour, mostly focusses on recent Irish art and... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2018
Céiligh M
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Merrion St., Dublin 2, Ireland
South City Centre
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+353 1 619 4116
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Reviewed June 8, 2018

To get tickets on a Saturday, go to the cafe of the National Gallery at Merrion Square and there will be someone sitting at the edge giving tickets. The tickets are free and are worth the trip. The building is stunning and you don't often...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2018

Beautiful building with deep artistic historical tour, mostly focusses on recent Irish art and historical visits. Reccomend visiting if interested in. Could use more "dated Irish history" if that reads right. . More honesty and harder straight forward facts. Average, not for the building, art,...More

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Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

The Government buildings which is where the Irish Taoiseach’s (Prime Minster) Offices are found. The building used to belong to University College Dublin before it was repurposed into its current usage.

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Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

It is rare to get a tour of a Prime Minister's office. In Dublin it is possible. On most Saturdays tours take place from 10.30 to 15.30. The tour lasts around 40 minutes. The tour includes most of the fine rooms including the cabinet room....More

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Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

This is a 'must do' tour for any self respecting Irish History & Art lover:-A tour of Government buildings is a breathtaking insight into a recent period of Irish History and Art,beautifully combined. I had the privilege of taking this guided tour of Leinster House,...More

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Reviewed December 27, 2016

So there is a set of buildings names Marrion Square which are really names government buildings and is on their sign. Its in the same style right next to parliament house - Lancaster House and National Gallery. The buildings here are really in the same...More

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Reviewed November 24, 2016

On Saturdays there are free tours available of Ireland's government buildings, including a visit to the Office of the Taoiseach. Meet at the National Gallery to obtain a free ticket and meet up with the tour guide who will escort you through the buildings. Hidden...More

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Reviewed August 22, 2016

Visited with family Sat Aug 20th 2016. Very competently guided by Darragh into the Aston Webb and Thomas Manly Deane designed buildings with figures of Hamilton and Boyle observing. Evie Hone's stain glass window is impressive as is the Taoiseach's office, cabinet room, pictures and...More

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Reviewed March 7, 2016

Though to get in and have a look around, not too sure, maybe by appointment, or on the public opening days, which only happen once or twice a year. Essentially these are the buildings where the government does it's thing, so probably piles of sensitive...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2015

Unexpectedly interesting and informative place to visit! This visit made me think about Irish history and politics, I definetly need to read more about this country's history.

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