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The latest news on what to see and do around Dublin City.

Pantomimes Dublin

Pantomimes Dublin

October 18, 2022

Pantomines in Dublin Panto Season has begun! What’s on in Dublin Theatres this winter!   Pantomimes have become a staple of the Christmas season in Ireland. As we are coming up to the pantomime season soon, we have created a list of the best pantomimes in Dublin this year. Top 4 pantomimes in Dublin this…

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Things to do in Dublin at Halloween

Things to do in Dublin at Halloween

August 23, 2022

Halloween Break in Dublin City We have put together a Spooktacular guide of things to do in Dublin at Halloween. Get the family together and take a Halloween break in Dublin City.  Halloween drive-in movies at Leopardstown Enjoy a spectacular roster of great Halloween movie classics from Friday 21st October to Monday, October 31st at…

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Image of the best Fish and Chips in Dublin with a pint of Guinness - Grafton Hotel

Best Fish and Chips in Dublin

August 4, 2022

Best Fish & Chips in Dublin City From sit-in restaurants to straight-up takeaway chippers, here is our rundown of the best places for Fish and Chips in Dublin! Fish and chips appear on so many menus around Dublin, but we have picked the 5 best places for you to enjoy fresh chunky fish that have…

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Aerial view of Belfast City Hall for things to do in Belfast City

Local Guide for Things to do in Belfast

August 4, 2022

Belfast is the capital of Northern Ireland and has all the attractions that larger national capitals have such as historic landmarks and a vibrant nightlife. It’s one of the best places to visit in Ireland, for good reason! Stay in Dublin and travel to Belfast Heading to Belfast for weekend break? We have picked out…

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Meeting room at Distillery

Meeting Rooms in Dublin

August 4, 2022

Looking for meeting rooms in Dublin? We have gathered some of the most unusual but unique meeting rooms in Dublin for when you feel like having your next productive meeting, training session, or team building somewhere different. The Grafton Hotels‘ central location in Dublin allows us to be just a short walk away from all…

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Bartleys Bar

Top Picks for Drinks Dublin with Bartley’s Bartenders

July 12, 2022

Best drinks in Dublin We asked three of our passionate bartenders about their favourite cocktails and what makes the job so great. In this blog you will read some great stories and drink recommendations from the bartenders of one of the best cocktail bars in Dublin. Name: Gary Cambell City of Origin: Cushendall, Northern Ireland…

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View from above Clubhouse at Royal Dublin

Best Dublin Golf Courses

July 11, 2022

Pack your Golf Clubs and Enjoy some of the Best Dublin Golf Courses. Golf in Dublin Dublin is without a doubt one of the best places to visit when in Ireland. Not only is Dublin a cultural city, home to temple bar, the Guinness storehouse, and much more but its central locations make it accessible…

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The Spire Dublin

Dublin Shopping Breaks: The Best Shopping in Dublin

July 11, 2022

Dublin Shopping Breaks: Shop till you drop Dublin Shopping Breaks: The Best Shopping in Dublin Welcome to the Dublin Shopping Guide! Dublin has an endless number of places to go shopping and in this guide, we will give you recommendations for nice places in the Irish capital for Irish designer shops, busy shopping streets, and…

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Farmers market of fresh fruit and vegetables

Drink and Food Tours Dublin: A guide to Dublin Food and Drink

June 27, 2022

“To properly experience a culture, one must experience their cuisine” Looking to taste and drink some of the best foods and drinks in Dublin? We have you covered. We have curated a list of some of Dublin City Centre’s top food tours, drink tours, and food markets. Dublin Food tours Walking Food Tour Join walking…

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Dublin City Bridge

Boys Weekend in Dublin

May 18, 2022

Pack your bags, round up your boy’s and enjoy a weekend in Dublin City “The boys” Weekend in Dublin Plan Make your own legendary tales with a boy’s weekend in Dublin. Dublin might be a little place, but it packs a lot of in. With some of the best of the best restaurants and pubs…

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