Things to Do in Dublin + The East

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The resting place of 14 of the executed leaders of the insurrection of 1916. Read More

The library's founder, the Archbishop Narcissus Marsh, believed that everyone should have access to books on medicine, law, science, travel, navigation,... Read More

What started almost three centuries ago as a humble weaving shop (in the Wicklow village of the same name) is now a retail empire. The flagship store,... Read More

A 1960's Brutalist building set amid Trinity College's brilliant historic setting creates stark architectural contrast and delightful dissonance. Read More

The most elegant of Dublin’s department stores stocks designer apparel from around the world. Brown Thomas has been part of the Grafton Street... Read More

It’s brash and showy, but this archetypal Dawson Street bar is still well worth a visit. One of the city’s first “superpubs” (in... Read More

At the long and narrow Cobblestone pub, in Smithfield, in the early evening and then again after dinner, musicians take turns depositing tall pints of... Read More

Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann is the largest group involved in the preservation and promotion of Irish traditional music. We&rsquo... Read More

Devitts on Camden Street is a great little pub for a chat and a couple of pints. The atmosphere is relaxed and the sound of conversation is all that... Read More

Combining the city’s two most famous exports—writers and beer—this long-running tour takes thirsty readers on a two-hour spin through... Read More

Just 35 miles south of the city, and right in the heart of the beautiful Wicklow Mountains National Park, the hamlet of Glendalough makes a magical day... Read More

This temple to the city’s renowned stout—a product that’s helped sustain Ireland’s economy for centuries—is the country... Read More

IMMA commissions site-specific works by an international roster of contemporary artists and displays them in a vast set of buildings that were once the... Read More

An old liquor store with a beveled-glass cashier's booth. Read More

A standout collection of European masters. Read More

Housed in a graceful building that is itself a sort of exhibit (with classically Victorian architecture and a rotunda based on Rome’s Pantheon),... Read More

To the north of Dublin, the rural county of Meath and the Boyne Valley comprise an area rich with ancient sites. The best known among these is Newgrange... Read More

This Victorian gem with its ornate molding and red velvet boxes is a Dublin institution, hosting a rotating schedule of stand-up comedy, big-name rock... Read More

When Paddy and Maureen O’Donoghue opened this bar in 1934, they invited local musicians to perform each night. Considered to be the birthplace of... Read More

One of the oldest pubs in Dublin, the Palace Bar was once frequented by such renowned writers as James Joyce, Flann O’Brien, and R.M. Smyllie,... Read More

Europe’s largest enclosed urban park—encompassing more than 1,700 acres—is set just two miles west from the city center. You can... Read More

Though Dublin’s better known for its pub culture than its nightclubs, this converted train station has been packing in crowds since the early... Read More

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