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Abbey

Theatre

Internationally renowned theatre designer Jean-Guy Lecat has transformed the auditorium of this, the nation's premier theatre. Where there used to be a...

26 Abbey Street Lower
Major venue

Christ Church Cathedral

Attractions

Catering to a minority religion in a country where even the majority religion has seriously fallen from favour in recent years, Christ Church, like St...

Christ Church Place
Major venue

Dublin Castle

Attractions

Formerly the seat of British power in Ireland, and efficiently infiltrated by spies during the Michael Collins era, this isn't really a castle - no moat, no...

Dame Street
Major venue

Dublin Writers' Museum

Museums

It can be hard to showcase the real achievements of writers, but this small, jam-packed museum does pretty well, featuring unique and well-chosen...

18-19 Parnell Square
Major venue

Dublin Zoo

Attractions

One of the oldest zoos in the world (it was founded in 1830), Dublin's animal house is now home to 700 species, including endangered snow leopards and...

Phoenix Park
Major venue

General Post Office

Attractions

Best known as the site of the Easter Rising in 1916, the GPO remains a potent symbol of Irish independence. Designed by Francis Johnston in 1818, it was...

O'Connell Street
FreeMajor venue

Guinness Storehouse

Attractions

It may no longer be part of the active brewery but this 'visitor experience', housed in a six-storey listed building dating from 1904, has become the...

St James's Gate
Major venue

Hugh Lane Gallery (Municipal Gallery of Modern Art)

Art, Museums

Celerating its centenary in 2008, the Municipal Gallery is named after Hugh Lane, nephew of Yeats's friend Lady Gregory and noted art patron who determined...

Parnell Square North
FreeMajor venue

Irish Museum of Modern Art

Art, Museums

One of the most important 17th-century buildings in Ireland, the Royal Hospital was designed by Sir William Robinson in 1684 to serve as a nursing home for...

Royal Hospital
FreeMajor venue

James Joyce Museum

Museums

Famously the setting for the opening chapter of Ulysses, in which Joyce mocks Oliver St John Gogarty as 'stately, plump Buck Mulligan', this Martello tower...

Joyce Tower
Major venue

Kilmainham Gaol

Attractions

Although it ceased to be used as a prison in 1924, this remains the best-known Irish lock-up and one of the most fascinating buildings in the country. It...

Inchicore Road
Major venue

Leinster House

Attractions

Leinster House is the seat of the Irish Parliament, made up of the Dáil (lower house) and the Seanad (senate or upper house). The first of Dublin's great...

Kildare Street
FreeMajor venue

National Gallery of Ireland

Art, Museums

This gallery houses a small but fine collection of European works from the 14th to the 20th centuries, including paintings by Caravaggio (in Room 42),...

Merrion Square West
FreeMajor venue

National Library of Ireland

Attractions

Though the National Library is predominantly a research institution, some parts of it are open to the public. These include the grand domed Reading Room -...

Kildare Street
FreeMajor venue

National Museum of Archaeology & History

Museums

Established in 1877 by the Science and Art Museums Act, the National Museum is deservedly one of Dublin's most popular attractions. The 19th-century...

Kildare Street
Major venue
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