Travel Blogs from Dublin
... that Phil commented really humanized the bodies. We also strolled past the Famine Memorial built to honor the 4 million victims of the Irish potato famine (half the population ).We marveled at the architecture of the harp bridge, its graceful lines echoing the curvature of a harp. Then a group teenage boys in wetsuits climbed the bridge, only to leap off in the chilly brackish riverwater below. Even in their thick Gaelic accents, ...
... natural and organic, communal, it was a beautiful experience to be my 1st for performing in the city. And with an introduction, “ladies and gentleman, all the way from Boston, give a round of applause for Michael Maloney – what an irish name! come on up, Mr. Maloney!” people sang harmonies to my original song, “Little Darlin” on the nanana’s, and it just was great! I had jitters when I left clinic at 4:30 until I arrived,b ut pedro and ...
... alive and Europe from completely collapsing during in the Dark Ages. There are 340 portfolios in the now bound four volumes of the Book. Put together at the monastery of Kells about 800 AD, it miraculously survived several sackings of the monastery during the two centuries of Viking mayhem across England and Ireland in the 800s and 900s.
Coming into Frankfurt from Dublin. Caught the fading light just right at the end of the day. ...
... a tour of the Glasnevin Cemetery and a stroll through the adjoining botanic gardens. We stopped at John Kavanagh (Grave Digger's Pub) for a quick bite. Toasted tuna melt for Ryan and Roasted aubergine, cherry tomato and parmesan risotto for me, it was quite delicious and the staff had awesome thick Irish accents. We took the 2:30 walking cemetery tour which taught us how little we know about Irish history...apparently a lot of people were hanged. ...
... then we watched old footage of a real Cooper plying his trade. The video went through the processes of making a single barrel for the factory. It was hard work with no computer technology and was amazing.
The fourth floor we got to pour our own Guinness and became Guinness Graduates for our pouring skills. This was when we both had a first taste if Guinness. Now in the birthplace of Guinness in the home town of Guinness surely the local legends are true it ...
Other places to stay in Dublin
Northside, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $101
- Perfect -- simple, clean, affordable. Great location
- Great Hotel
- Very good. location perfect
Northside, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $116
- A good choice for it's price range
- Previous Harsh Reviews not quite true
Trinity College, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $162
- Fantastic hotel
- Great weekend!!
- Fantastic value
Ballsbridge, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $89
- One price is great, even during concerts!
- Excellent Hotel-Great Value
- Nice Hotel in a Quiet Neighborhood
Rotunda, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $97
- Would stay there again!
- It's only OK
Ballsbridge, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $118
- Nice overall
- Loved the Burlington
- Top class hotel for great prices
Pembroke West, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $114
- Good value for money
- Good for the price, short on charm
- Good service but really needs a refurb
Northside, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $145
- GOOD HOTEL
- Don't even consider it....
- Gresham Hotel
Liberties, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $125
- Great time was had by all
- Good Location/Average Hotel
- Not Great
Naas Road, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $68
North Inner City, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $130
- Nice Stay
- Thumbs Up.
South-East Inner City, Dublin | 5 star hotelfrom $277
- Nice touches at the Wesbury
- Very friendly staff
- Overpriced and Overrated
Trinity College, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $129
- Great value hotel
- OK- but nothing special
- Great weekend spot
North Inner City, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $77
- Great rooms, cold reception
- Great 'new' hotel
- Not impressed.
Naas Road, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $65
- Not what was expected
- Great refurb
- Awful hotel
Dublin Airport, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $127
- Great airport hotel
- Good Airport Hotel
Liberties, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $118
- Location and room ok, but service rather poor
- Happy With the Ashling
- Not the Best West
Liberties, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $196
Northwood Park Santry Demesne, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $105
- Spot-on, well-above average Airport Hotel
- Top Class Airport Hotel
- Good hotel but......
Pembroke East, Dublin | 5 star hotelfrom $248
- Excellent, world-class service
- Almost perfect
- Corporate ambiance and spotty service
Artane - Whitehall, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $80
- Pleasantly Supprised
- Great choice
- Stay Away
Dublin Airport, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $105
- Poor reviews unjustified
- Definitely not a Four Star accomodation
Mansion House, Dublin | 5 star hotelfrom $273
- Superior Shelbourne
- Fabulous Shelbourne
- Excellence in Dublin
South-East Inner City, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $166
- Great location, good restaurant
- Trinity Capital Hotel, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
- Central in Dublin
North Inner City, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $92
- A home away from home in Dublin!
- Excellent hotel
- Very nice room