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”.
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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.
Around 3200 B.C., the Irish began raising great stone temple tombs, covered with mounds of earth and built on hilltops to emphasize their size. Archaeologists suggest these were more than just burial mounds. Probably sacred to the earth goddess, their positioning shows how the dead could look down on the living while the living looked up to the ancestors who provided protection for the tribe.
Dublin Horse show 7 - 11 August 2013
Things to do in Dublin, visit Wicklow Glendalough on a Day Tour. This 6th century spectacular monastic settlement 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 on a half day tour, its just 50 minutes from the city.
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,
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.
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The Easter Rising: Understanding 1916
This exhibition examines the decade of disturbance between 1913 and 1923, from the Dublin Lockout, through the Easter Rising to the end of the Civil War.
Kilmainham Gaol (Jail) is one of the largest unoccupied gaols in Europe, this must be at the top of your things to do in Dublin. It was involved in some of the most heroic and tragic events in Ireland's history and its emergence as a modern nation from 1780s to the 1920s.
Dublin Bay Prawn Festival at Howth 25 - 28 April 2013 Venue: Howth fishing villageThe Dublin Bay Prawn is, without doubt, one of the tastiest foods out there and Howth is its home.