Travel Blogs from Dublin
... it would be good craic. I was not disappointed. The museum was really a walk through some funny rooms with a storyteller, who told us some Irish folklore. Firstly we walked through a magical tunnel which would shrink us to the size of leprechauns. At the end of the tunnel we walked into a lounge room where the furniture towered over us, proving we had in fact, shrunk. There was one video/light display explaining a little about ...
After arriving back in Dublin late Thursday evening, we decided to lie low on Friday. It was Peter's Birthday and we decided to take it easy.....except for Friday evening of course. Maura and Seci took us to a great seafood restaurant "Matt the Thresher". Food, wine and company all excellent. We wandered into Temple Bar and listened to some Irish ...
... and free with the Dublin Pass so it was pretty easy. There was no fast track entry though, so we had to wait quite a while for the tour.
Yesterday, we saw a theater at Stop One for the bus and thought we would have time for a movie, but it took too long at the jail. So when we left the jail and saw a very long line of ...
... too much time to the illness as we only had 10 days so we ploughed on to our first destination - the Cliffs of Moher. The cliffs are one of Ireland's major tourist attractions, they rise above the Atlantic Ocean to heights of 700ft and offer stunning views of bays, islands and mountains. As an introduction to the country I'm not sure I could have chosen a better place and whilst we had seen cliffs and ocean views elsewhere on our travels these were some of the finest. Our pictures ...
... it was raining.
I think it is a very civilized way to see a city - sitting down, dry, and being told what you are looking at. We saw all the sights, took a few crooked photos and learnt a lot.
We hopped off at Kilmainham Gaol, 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. ...
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
Naas Road, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $68
Liberties, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $125
- Great time was had by all
- Good Location/Average Hotel
- Not Great
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