Shining Hostel

Address: 90-92 Marlborough Street, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the North Inner City area of Dublin, is near O'Connell Street, General Post Office (GPO), Definitive Dublin Walking Tour, and Anna Livia Millennium Fountain.
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Travel Blogs from Dublin

Day Four - I see the painting

A travel blog entry by hlcombs on Oct 12, 2015

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... to take a picture showing how the Irish deal with language here (pic 8). Everything is in Gaelic and English. Gaelic is the national language alone with English but only because the English invaded. If they hadn’t, Ireland would be speaking only Gaelic. It’s taught to children from grade 4 through 12 and they have to take a test on it in order to be admitted into college.

It does make it a little tricky to get around town when all the signs are in ...

Simple Pleasures

A travel blog entry by laurackennedy on Aug 10, 2015


... in life and in death.

As she stands at the back door and allows the heat of the morning sun to penetrate her face and every morsel of her body, she remembers all the other times that she smiled, that she laughed and that she cried with this woman. All the times she was held in her warm embrace, always accepted and never judged, knowing a sense of solace in those arms which, until now, had never been equaled. ...

Day 13 - Dublin Walking Tour

A travel blog entry by adamis on Feb 13, 2015

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... do at Trinity, as it is still a (very) active university, but Lisa gave us some of the history of the place and pointed out the building where the library and the Book of Kells is, which I'll come back to later.

From Trinity we headed down to the final stop, just near the Irish parliament building. All in all it was a fantastic tour, and lasted almost three hours! And luckily for me it ended not too far from my hotel, so I was able to go and grab my umbrella. ...

Siera Updike: UCD

A travel blog entry by sportsmedicine on Jan 07, 2015

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... by a sweet Irish old man who told me I looked like cleopatra and asked if I was married. He was very sweet and fun to talk to. His name was David. Dinner was delicious. After dinner, we decided to go to some Irish pubs on the other side of the river Liffey. We went to Temple Bar where there was a live band. We were approached by some men who asked if we were Scandinavian, which we thought was hilarious since we clearly act very ...


A travel blog entry by emilyhogan2 on Aug 26, 2014

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Dublin So I know I haven't written about Italy at all yet, but I will come back to it! I never thought I would be as busy as I have been and I really wanted to make sure I got to Ireland on my blog more than anything. So skip a few days and here’s the start to my adventures in Ireland. I have officially fallen madly in love with Ireland! I arrived in Dublin and sadly found out my hostel was a 50-minute bus ride from the airport. I got on the bus ...