Located just a short distance from The Green Isle Hotel these shopping centres are home to some of the finest brands in Ireland and indeed the world. With over 650 shops to choose from you are sure to find something for everyone!
Trinity College is recognised as one of the great universities of the world, providing a liberal environment where independence of thought is highly valued.
The Library at Trinity College houses the world famous "Book Of Kells" which is an ornately illustrated manuscript, produced by Celtic monks around AD 800 in the style known as Insular art. The Book of Kells has survived from the Middle Ages and contains the four gospels of the Bible in Latin.
Temple Bar – Dublin's Cultural Quarter is located on the south bank of the River Liffey and is home to more than 50 cultural organisations offering you an opportunity to experience contemporary arts in some of the most spectacular and innovative cultural venues in the city.
The area also boasts a year round programme of FREE outdoor cultural activity for all the family.
St. Stephen's Green (Irish: Faiche Stiabhna) is an inner-city public park in Dublin, Ireland. The park is within the city centre, adjoining the nearby shopping area of Grafton Street.In medieval times, St. Stephen’s Green was a marshy commons on the edge of Dublin.Landscaped with flowerbeds, trees, a fountain and a lake, the green is dotted with memorials to eminent Dubliners. The 1887 bandstand is still the focal point for free daytime concerts in summer.
No view of Dublin's skyline is complete without a tableau of the Custom House, one of Dublin's finest Georgian buildings. Designed by James Gandon and completed in 1791, it is beautifully proportioned, with a long classical façade of graceful pavilions, arcades, columns; a central dome topped by a 16 foot- statue of Commerce.
Located in the heart of the St James’s Gate Brewery, GUINNESS STOREHOUSE® is Ireland’s No. 1 international visitor attraction. With a company history spanning from 1759 – where else would you come to learn about the history of GUINNESS - other than the home of the black stuff!.
Founded in 1830 it is the fourth oldest scientific zoo in the world, after Tiergarten Schönbrunn in Vienna, London Zoo, and the Jardin des Plantes in Paris. The zoo receives over 500,000 visitors per year. The zoo describes its role as conservation, study, and education. Its stated mission is to “work in partnership with zoos world-wide to make a significant contribution to the conservation of the endangered species on Earth".
The Irish National Stud is an horse breeding facility based at Tully Kildare, County Kildare, features Irelands premier horse museum which has on display the skeleton of Arkle. The Japanese Gardens at Tully were created between the years 1906-1910. Devised by Colonel William Hall-Walker (later Lord Wavertree), a wealthy Scotsman of a famous brewery family and laid out by Japanese craftsman Tassa Eida and his son Minoru. The Gardens, planned to symbolise the 'Life of Man', are now of international renown and are acclaimed as the finest Japanese Gardens in Europe.