A boutique five star top central Dublin hotel on an exclusive Victorian street in central Dublin- what more could you ask for? This exclusive hotel is sure to tick all your boxes, with an onsite bar renowned for its cocktails, a hotel restaurant serving up contemporary Irish dishes, a library with a cosy fireplace and a fitness center with spa treatments. Each guest room is finished to a high standard, and you’ll even have your own butler service and daily housekeeping to ensure you have the relaxing stay that you deserve. There are also a range of services to take advantage of, including limousine hire, city tours and concierge whilst business facilities include courier services, meeting rooms and a secretarial service. You’ll be hard pushed to find a hotel like it!
St Patrick’s Day is Ireland’s best known festivity, and if you’re lucky enough to be in Dublin during the celebrations there are a whole host of things to get involved with. Expect entertainment and carnivals from the locals who are keen to show off their skills and traditions. Grab yourself a green hat and a shamrock t-shirt and be prepared to drink a lot of Guinness! But rest assured that whenever you visit this vibrant city, you won’t be short of entertainment, with many live music venues and friendly watering holes littered about. For nightlife with a difference, head to The Church, a converted former place of worship with a unique historic atmosphere and memorable live music.
In 2010, Dublin was declared a UNESCO City of literature. James Joyce is the city’s most famous export, author of Ulysses and the Irish classic Dubliners. Wonderland Productions now offers a Dubliners audio walking tour, allowing you to visit the buildings and streets that Joyce set his short stories in. You’ll hear these classic stories told and performed by a fantastic cast including Barry McGovern, the critically acclaimed Joycean actor.
Kilmainham Gaol, is one of the biggest unoccupied jails in the world, and this historic place of punishment, dating back to 1796 is now open for guided tours. Through the exhibitions and expert guides, you’ll learn about the villains of Irish history and the leaders of the various rebellions that were housed here. Discover what it was like for prisoners here and how they were punished. Afterwards, head to one of Dublin’s historic pubs for a traditional steak and ale pie or Irish stew. Farringtons is over 120 years old, with a comfortable lounge area- the perfect place to reflect on your day with friends or family.