Travel Blogs from Dublin
The weekend was taken up with sport, on Saturday we watched the double header, All Ireland Gaelic football quarter finals between Donegal & Armagh and Dublin & Monaghan at Croke Park and on Sunday the Championship Hurling semi-finals between Limerick and Killkenny also at Croke Park. Both games are played on the same field with rugby posts and a soccer net fitted ...
... 2am that I realised the difference in people from one hostel to this one. Where my roommates would have been drinking and smoking at this time in the last hostel, this hostel...although we kept the drinking were talking. And Lisa, what were you talking about at 2am? Politics. Yes, you heard me right. 5 Americans, 1 English and 2 Australians were talking about politics at 2am. And that is where this day... Lisa ...
... had lots of service providers refuse tips. Especially in Ireland. We had to practically force it on them. First we felt good, then fat, then thin, then counting chins that felt like Multiplying bunnies. In the end though, Heather gained 10 pounds, I gained 5, and that rat ******* Trevor lost weight. Stupid men!! The Craic is just as addictive as real crack. For those of you who don't know what Craic is, I mentioned it in previous entries. Or there is ...
... cathedrals in Ireland, and Catholic churches are small and unadorned.
We were also told that until the Easter Rebellion in 1916 higher
education was not available to Catholics and they were not allowed to
own property or run for public office.
I had been to St. Patrick's before and was impressed by the banners that were mounted there. The original banners were carried by the knights but there are also some ...
... which is very important in Ireland's struggle for independence. Most of the Nationalist leaders were imprisoned here, including Eammon de Valera, and many were executed in the yard. de Valera was not executed as he was an American citizen. We had a tour of the prison with a guide very passionate about Ireland and its struggles.
Dublin is a beautiful ...
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
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
Ballsbridge, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $118
- Nice overall
- Loved the Burlington
- Top class hotel for great prices
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