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Fab Food Trails

Food tour of Dublin (also does a food tour of Cork).

https://www.fabfoodtrails.ie/

Kilmainham Gaol

Historic prison where many Irish Nationalists were executed after the Easter Rising.

http://kilmainhamgaolmuseum.ie/

Inchicore Rd, Kilmainham, Dublin 8, D08 RK28, Ireland

The Proclamation Sculpture

Near Kilmainham Gaol, a stark and upsetting memorial to those executed after the Easter rising. Rowan Gillespie also created the famine memorial.

Inchicore Road, Dublin, Ireland

Dublin General Post Office

Headquarters of the 1916 Easter uprising.

https://www.gpowitnesshistory.ie/

O'Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland

Arbour Hill Cemetery

Final resting place for many leaders of the 1916 Easter uprising.

Arbour Hill, Stoneybatter, Dublin, Ireland

Garden of Remembrance

Dedicated to those who died for the cause of Irish Freedom.

http://opwdublincommemorative.ie/garden-of-remembrance/

Parnell Sq., Dublin 1, Ireland

Famine Memorial

Stirring sculptures remember those lost to the 19th century famine.

Custom’s House Quay, Dublín, Ireland

Jeanie Johnston

Replica of a “coffin ship” used to transport Irish migrants across the Atlantic.

https://jeaniejohnston.ie/

Custom House Quay, Dublin, Ireland

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

Interactive museum of the Irish emigration experience.

https://epicchq.com/

The Chq Building, Custom House Quay, North Dock, Dublin, Ireland

Irish Family History Center

Genealogy consultation included with ticket price. Get the combo ticket with EPIC if visiting both.

https://www.irishfamilyhistorycentre.com/

The Chq Building, Custom House Quay, North Dock, Dublin, Ireland

Poolbeg Lighthouse

Lovely views of Dublin, especially at sunset.

S Wall, Poolbeg, Dublin, Ireland

Authenticity Tours

Guided tours of Trinity College, some include the Book of Kells.

https://www.tcd.ie/visitors/tours/

Trinity College Old Library

The Book of Kells and Proclamation of the Irish Republic are on display.

https://www.tcd.ie/library/old-library/

Grafton St., College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland

Dublin Castle

Dublin’s Medieval castle.

http://www.dublincastle.ie/

Dame St, Dublin 2, Ireland

St. Stephen’s Green

One of the best green spaces in Dublin.

http://www.heritageireland.ie/en/dublin/ststephensgreen/

Grafton St, Dublin 2, Ireland

Irish Famine Exhibition

Small, but informative with a good 15 minute film about the Great Hunger.

https://www.theirishpotatofamine.com/

Top Floor, St Stephen's Green Shopping Centre, Dublin, Ireland

Edward Delaney's Famine Memorial

Stirring memorial to those lost to the famine of the 1840’s.

42 St Stephen's Green, Dublin, Ireland

National Gallery

Home of a Caravaggio masterpiece and 30 works by Yeats. Permanent collection has free admission; open late on Thursday.

https://www.nationalgallery.ie/

Merrion Square West & Clare Street, Dublin, Ireland

Dublin City Gallery (The Hugh Lane)

Impressionist works and Francis Bacon’s studio are highlights.

https://www.hughlane.ie/

Charlemont House, Parnell Square N, Rotunda, Dublin, Ireland

Jameson Distillery Bow Street

Whiskey tasting and tour at the former distilling site.

https://www.jamesonwhiskey.com/en-US/visit-us

Bow St, Smithfield Village, Dublin, Ireland

Guinness Storehouse

The #1 attraction in Dublin. Book online to save over 25%.

https://www.guinness-storehouse.com/en

St James's Gate, Dublin 8, Ireland

Irish Whiskey Museum

You’re in Ireland, what did you expect?

https://www.irishwhiskeymuseum.ie/

119 Grafton Street, Dublin, D02 E620, Ireland

The Little Museum of Dublin

Quirky museum’s artifacts include James Joyce’s death mask and a room dedicated to U2.

https://www.littlemuseum.ie/

15 St Stephen's Green, Dublin, Ireland

Dark Land Tour

Adults only interactive storytelling experience of Irish folklore in the National Leprechaun Museum.

https://www.dublintown.ie/whats-on-events/dark-land/

Twilfit House, Jervis St, Dublin, Ireland

Sweny's Pharmacy

Famous as the location in Ulysses where Leopold Bloom buys “sweet lemony wax.”

http://sweny.ie/site/

1 Lincoln Place, Dublin, Ireland

Oscar Wilde House

Playwright’s childhood home is a museum.

1 Merrion Square W, Dublin, D02 NH98, Ireland

Statue of Oscar Wilde

Lived in England, buried in Paris, but born in Dublin, so the city claims him as a favorite son. Statue is across from his boyhood home.

Corner of Merrion Square Park, Dublin, Ireland

Saint Patrick’s Cathedral

Built on the spot where St. Paddy supposedly began baptizing the Irish. Jonathan Swift’s remains are here as well.

https://www.stpatrickscathedral.ie/

21-50 Patrick's Close, Off Clanbrassil St., Dublin, Ireland

Marsh’s Library

Some of the oldest books in history. Near St. Patrick’s.

https://www.marshlibrary.ie/

St Patrick's Close, Dublin, Ireland

Phoenix Park

Huge (1750 acres!) park for walking, relaxing, or playing soccer.

http://phoenixpark.ie/

Parkgate St., Conyngham Road, Dublin 8, Ireland

Christ Church Cathedral

One of the most beautiful churches in Ireland.

https://christchurchcathedral.ie/

Christchurch Place, Dublin 8, Ireland

Ha’Penny Bridge

Iconic and photogenic bridge.

14 Bachelors Walk, Wellington Quay, Dublin, Ireland

Phil Lynott Statue

Statue dedicated to the great Thin Lizzy frontman.

Harry St, Dublin, Ireland

Joker’s Chair

Memorial to famous Irish comedian Dermot Morgan.

Merrion Square, Dublin, Ireland

Fr. Pat Noise Memorial Plaque

Plaque dedicated to a man who never existed erected by a fake organization. Great Irish humor.

O'Connell Bridge, Dublin, Ireland

Smock Alley Theater 1662

Theater with a wide variety of productions.

https://smockalley.com/

6-7 Exchange Street Lower, Dublin, Ireland

Galway Cathedral

Mosaic of President Kennedy inside.

https://www.galwaycathedral.ie/

Galway, Ireland

Kilkenny Castle

13th century Norman castle in Kilkenny

http://kilkennycastle.ie/

The Parade, Collegepark, Kilkenny, Ireland

Smithwick’s Experience

Tour of the brewery where they make the famous Smithwick’s.

https://www.smithwicksexperience.com/

Saint Francis Abbey Brewery 44 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland