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Stories and Tips County Dublin

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Kilmainham Gaol

Written by atherts on 20 Jan, 2005

We hopped a City Tour Bus and headed off for Kilmainham Gaol. I don't know if I'd recommend this tour for people with weak stomachs, vivid imaginations, or young children. The front of the building is foreboding enough before you find out the history. Kilmainham Gaol…Read More

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Lush, or the Olfactory Assault

Written by atherts on 14 Jan, 2005

Now, this may be a wonderful place to go for some people, but as a male, I found this to be a nice place to hang out in front of rather than inside. Lush is a shop dedicated to fresh soaps, bath items, and other…Read More

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Bring out your Dead, a Visit to Glasnevin Cemetary

Written by atherts on 14 Jan, 2005

Glasnevin is a very large cemetery between the airport and Dublin city center. It is easily accessible from several entrances, although we found the main entrance easy to find with plenty of parking. Be aware that this is still an active cemetery, and at any…Read More

Irish Directions or Finding the Gravedigger's Pub

Written by atherts on 14 Jan, 2005

So the evening started something like this: we'd been out all day in Dublin, sampling Guinness, viewing the sites, breathing the dust, pollen, and general dirt. Dublin is a dirty city. It is small, busy, and old, but like an old Irish farmer, rises every…Read More


Written by crazfox on 10 Jul, 2003

HIGHLY RECOMMEND IDLEWILDE CAFE IN DALKEY FOR BIG BREAKFASTS!! MANO'S RESTAURANT, DALKEY, AND THE PURTY KITCHEN (IT'S IN DUNLOUGHAIRE) ARE ALSO GREAT. BE SURE TO ASK ABOUT THE dessert "banoffee poi" at Purty Kitchen. We bought groceries in the Supervalu grocery store and started eating…Read More

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Great Hikes in County Dublin

Written by gethro1 on 25 Sep, 2009

Most tourists spend their time in and around Dublin's city centre but there are some great places to visit outside of it. If hikes are your thing, take the DART (Dublin's suburban commuter rail) either 30 minutes North to the Howth stop or 45 minutes…Read More

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