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Plan Your Dublin Vacation

Ask any Dubliner what's happening and you may hear echoes of one of W. B. Yeats's most-quoted lines: "All changed, changed utterly." No matter that the decade-long "Celtic Tiger" boom era has been quickly followed by the Great Recession—for visitors Dublin remains one of Western Europe's most popular and delightful urban destinations. Whether or not you're out to enjoy the old or new Dublin, you'll find it a colossally entertaining city, all the more astonishing considering its intimate size.

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Dublin Hotels

The economic slowdown abruptly halted the "absolute avalanche of new hotels" as the Irish Times characterized Dublin's... read more

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Dublin Restaurants

If you arrive thinking you're going to eat potatoes, potatoes, and more potatoes, be prepared to have your preconceptions... read more

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Dublin Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go to Dublin

    Georgian Elegance: Dublin's signature architectural style makes its most triumphant showing in Merrion, Fitzwilliam, Mountjoy, and... Read more

  • Dublin Past and Present

    Until AD 500, Dublin was little more than a crossroads—albeit a critical one—for four of the main thoroughfares that traversed the... Read more

  • Dublin's Seafood Bounty

    Clarenbridge oysters, Carlingford Lough mussels, Ballina wild smoked salmon, Donegal crab—the menus of the top restaurants in Dublin are... Read more

  • Dublin Shopping Streets

    Dawson Street. Just east of Grafton Street between Nassau Street to the north and St. Stephen's Green to the south, Dawson... Read more

  • Dublin à la Mode

    The success of shops like Costume and Dolls has given young Irish designers the confidence to produce more original and impressive work.... Read more

  • Meeting the Dubs

    The most appealing thing about Dublin isn't the sights, or even the great pubs and restaurants. It's the people—the citizens, the Dubs.... Read more

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