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Things you must see and do when visiting Dublin "Gaelic dubh linn or black pool” - The city's modern name - Baile Áth Cliath – means the “town of the ford of the hurdles”.

Check out our blog posts with information on Wicklow tours, Newgrange tours, Dublin shore excursions. We are unique offering small group day tours from Dublin. We are an award winning day tour company with a proven track record. All of our guides are approved by Failte Ireland.

Why book with us?  We offer spectacular routes to the Wicklow Mountains National park and Glendalough. Our company is Irish, and family run, our guides have been awarded certificates of excellence in 2011, 2012 and 2013.



In the sixth century, St. Kevin crossed the Wicklow mountains from Hollywood to Glendalough. Today this pilgrim path is known as St. Kevin's Way. This track facilitated the development of Glendalough, so that within 100 years it had developed from a remote hermitage site into one of the most important monastic sites in Ireland.
A bog at Rossan County Meath has given up another spectacular Bog body last weekend.
 Newgrange and the Boyne valley is a must see while visiting Ireland, it is a UNESCO world heritage site located just North of Dublin along the East coast of Ireland in County Meath.
The Medieval town of Trim and Europe's largest Anglo Norman castle. Visit the Brave Heart movie location. Situated on a crossing point of the River Boyne in southwest County Meath,
Crane returns to Co Wicklow East Coast Nature Reserve in Newcastle is a well known destination for birdwatchers in Ireland, who travel from far and wide to see its winter flocks of ducks, geese and waders.
Thomas Moore (1779 – 1852) – The Bard of Erin Thomas Moore was born over a grocery shop in Aungier Street, Dublin. 
Horse Racing in Ireland The love of the Irish for horseracing goes back to ancient times. One of the Brehon Laws was that sons of kings and chiefs in fosterage were to be given horses to race. Some of these races took place on the Curragh of Kildare. 
The Abbey TheatreThe Abbey Theatre is Ireland's National Theatre and it is located in central Dublin on Lower Abbey Street ( just off O'Connell Street) with the main entrance located on Marlborough Street.
Visiting Ireland this year when in Dublin, visit the Wicklow Mountains national park and the spectacular monastic settlement of Glendalough on a Day Tour. Glendalough dates from the 6th century and was founded by Saint Kevin, enjoy spectacular Irish scenery, and explore its many ancient ruins , as you discover its tranquel glacial lakes, this is an ideal location to visit from Dublin as its located just 50 minutes drive from the city.
You just got to watch this video how to pull Ireland's perfect pint at the Guinness Store House
How many Cathedrals are there is Dublin’s two or three? Does the city of Dublin possess two or three cathedrals, Christ church and Saint Patrick's unusually, both belong to one church, the minority Church of Ireland, which up until 1871 had been the religion of establishment in Ireland.
Must see and do when visiting Dublin let Day Tours Unplugged assit you if you are planning a trip to Dublin today.  Wicklow tour, Newgrange tour, Boyne valley tour, Private shore excursions in Dublin, our tours are great value, fun and above all Failte Ireland Approved.
Its a great day for an Irish Coffee which was invented in Foynes airport Ireland


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