Category: Dublin

Dublin: city of 1,000 welcomes

Dublin, city of a thousand welcomes

We all know that Ireland’s reputation is for warm, friendly, welcoming people and for its open hospitality. This, quite rightly, has been a major tourist selling point for the nation for many years, now. However, one man in Dublin was worried that this was in danger of becoming a cliché, and so started a scheme which encouraged local residents to take their reputation seriously and meet up with tourists in order to offer that extra friendly touch and make the general personal.

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8 things to do in Dublin

Originally founded by the Vikings and later captured by the Danes, Dublin is the capital city of Ireland and has much to offerto the curious traveller. Here is a suggestion of just 10 of those things.

Dublin's Guinness Factory

1) Go to Dublin’s Guinness factory

The Guinness factory is the historic homeplace of Ireland’s most famous drink. Guinness was invented by a Quaker in the 17th Century as a way of coming up with a drink that would help to solve some of Dublin’s alcoholism whilst at the same time remaining enjoyable. It definitely is true that Guinness doesn’t travel very well, and at Dublin’s Guinness factory you can enjoy the drink at its best.

Abbey Theatre Dublin

2) Go to Dublin’s Abbey Theatre

Brining you the best of both classical and modern plays both from Irish Playwrights and from further afield, the Abbey Theatre is Ireland’s National Theatre and is a great place to go to experience the best in modern Irish stage art.

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