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    • Carlow Nightlife

      Carlow Aug 6, 2015 at 12:26 PM

      What is the best night to go out in Carlow? Thursday/Friday? And Where? I am 19, so a young enough scene

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    • Best way to travel from Doolin to Galway City

      Doolin Aug 5, 2015 at 7:14 PM

      In October, 2015 a friend and I are travelling from Blarney to Doolin, spending 2 nights there and then travelling to Galway City. We won't have a car so are wondering what is the best way to accomplish this. Thanks for any help.
      Barb

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    • Somewhat handicapped

      Ireland Aug 23, 2015 at 1:59 PM

      We are visiting the Giants Causeway and one of the guests has COPD which limits her walking. Will she be able to see the causeway without walking too far?

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    • What to do in less than one day

      Ennis Aug 27, 2015 at 3:14 PM

      I'm a first time visitor to Ennis and Ireland. Any suggestion as to what to see in Ennis in less than one day? Will have been in Cork the day before and plan on seeing Blarney and Cobh and City Gael while there, plus St. Anne's or Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral.

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      IRELAND OR WESTERN EUROPE

      Ireland Aug 21, 2015 at 4:47 PM

      Have been to 4 times and loved it, but now I'm thinking Ireland....15 days in October....need real help..what's everybody got to say about Ireland....l. ( been to Italy,Germany,Austria,Hungary,Czech republic,Poland...). Loved um all...will we love Ireland......from Florida.. Enjoy. Cobble stone streets, old buildings...site seeing in old villages....got the idea......lHELP IF YOU CAN......MARTIN

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    • trip planning

      Ireland Aug 14, 2015 at 12:03 PM

      im planning a trip to Ireland for next fall what are some places that I want to see and experience? I will be there for 10 days. Thanks!

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      Day trips out of Dublin

      by mjqd Online Now Jul 30, 2015 at 7:22 PM

      We are going to be in Dublin for 5 days in September. We are planning on doing a hop on and off bus tour on our first day; the second day a trip out of Dublin to the Cliffs of Moher; the 3rd day spent back in Dublin, 4th day another trip out to the countryside and the 5th day free to decide when we are there. We would like suggestions of anything you think are musts for us to see or do? We love the pictures of Kylemore Abbey and wondering if that trip would be good to take?
      Any suggestions of tour companies for day trips?
      Thanks in advance. Any insights would be greatly appreciated.

      6 Answers Aug 2, 2015 at 11:37 AM
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      Leapcard Worthwhile?

      by Kokid08 Online Now Jul 18, 2015 at 11:48 AM

      Is the Dublin "Leapcard" the way to go for a two day stay in Dublin?
      Thanks,
      Ken

      6 Answers Jul 22, 2015 at 3:06 AM
    • 7 hour layover

      by Vlrooney56 Online Now Jul 12, 2015 at 4:57 AM

      We have a layover on a Monday from 9am to 4pm. We are thinking about trying to go to pub for an early lunch. Is that to risky? If not, any recommendations? Last thing we want to do is miss our flight back to the US, but would love to venture out just a little.

      7 Answers Jul 12, 2015 at 5:25 PM
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      Itinerary for 3-days' stay

      by anilpradhanshillong Online Now May 31, 2015 at 1:03 AM

      Is this itinerary reasonable for a 3-days' stay in Dublin?

      1. Dublin Castle
      2. Spire of Dublin
      3. Trinity College-Book of Kells-Dame Street, Bankers Pub-free look at copy of the Book
      4. Ha'penny Bridge
      5. Mansion House
      6. Anna Livia Monument
      7. Molly Malone statue
      8. Christ Church Cathedral
      9. Poolbeg Towers
      10. Kilmainham Jail
      11. Guinness Brewery-round of drinks at pub-hand in pocket
      12. Mulligan's Pub-Poolbeg Street-Tara St. Station-close to Grafton Street.

      Any suggestions please?
      Thank you, All!

      22 Answers Jun 30, 2015 at 3:27 PM
    • Very short time

      by Franklinthv Online Now May 23, 2015 at 9:01 AM

      My girlfriend and I are landing in Dublin for a connection flight this summer, there is about 11 hours between the flights during daytime. We are way to impatient to stay at the airport for the entire time, we want to explore the city a little bit and maybe get a bite to eat, what can you guya reccomend we do with limited time in mind?

      Thanks in advance

      2 Answers May 23, 2015 at 4:34 PM
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      Kilmainham Gaol

      by 40helge Online Now May 23, 2015 at 12:50 AM

      Dear Unknown.

      My family and I are in Dublin from the 19. of juni to the 23. of june. Unfortunately much too little time.
      ButI have read, that the left wing and the museum of Kilmainham Gaol can be closed during the summer, because of renovation. Does anyone know, if it will be in the periode, where we are visiting the city?
      I also read, that the Riverdance Show is coming to Dublin on the date, we are leaving. I am very sad about that. But I would like to know if there are any possibilities to see some Riverdance anyhow?

      Thank you in advance
      Helge Riis
      Denmark.

      2 Answers May 23, 2015 at 2:37 AM
    • Where to stay?

      by Lmorris2446 Online Now May 10, 2015 at 2:20 PM

      We are first time travelers to Ireland this summer and want to know the best place to stay in the city to see the most important sights? Thanks!

      6 Answers May 12, 2015 at 9:42 AM
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      Dublin stena port to connoly

      by nj0110 Online Now Apr 30, 2015 at 6:18 AM

      Hi,

      Can anyone please let me know the best ways to reach connolly station from dublin stena port early in the morning at 5:30/ 6:00 Am and do they accept pound currency?

      5 Answers Apr 30, 2015 at 9:56 AM
    • What it is absolutely necessary to visit in Dublin?

      by wibautl Online Now Apr 27, 2015 at 8:10 AM

      Hello,

      I plan to go Dublin next year but first I want to organize my city-trip. For that purpose, I would like having your various opinion on this city. According to you, what is interesting to visit? Which is the most beautiful district ?And last question but not least : Where find we the most typical pubs?

      Thanks to all for your help and I look forward to your notices

       

      5 Answers Apr 27, 2015 at 3:17 PM
    • Cheapest Day Parking

      by crazymum Online Now Apr 7, 2015 at 3:19 PM

      Any suggestions as to the cheapest parking from 10am- 6pm on a Friday please near to Temple Bar/Trinity College - at the moment the cheapest I can come up with is Hynes Yard at Euros 15 per day

      Many thanx

      2 Answers Apr 15, 2015 at 4:48 AM
    • Suggestions for itinerary please + Shell beach

      by crazymum Online Now Apr 6, 2015 at 1:47 AM

      Somewhere I read that there is a beautiful shell beach on the outskirts of Dublin - any ideas please as to where it is

      Having done the Dublin attractions I find I have a day before I get the flight back - any suggestions please as to what to see - max drive time 1.30 hours - I will have done Wicklow, Wexford. Into cute villages/towns but not churches/abbeys etc

      2 Answers Apr 12, 2015 at 4:10 PM
    • Hertz or Enterprise Drop Off Location close to Powerscourt

      by Sister229 Online Now Mar 24, 2015 at 7:20 AM

      Hello from Colorado. We will be arriving at Shannon Airport and hope to rent a car there for a few nights in the Dingle Peninsula. We will then drive to the Powerscourt Hotel, Enniskerry. At that point we will need to find a drop off location as close to the hotel as possible. We'd like to avoid driving in Dublin. It looks like Enterprise has a drop off location in Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown. We might also consider Hertz. Have tried working with the hotel concierge, who has been helpful, but need some specific information. How long a drive would it be from car drop off to hotel? What would taxi fare be? Best route from Dingle to Powerscourt, spending one night to see the Rock of Cashel? Thanks for your suggestions.

      2 Answers Mar 28, 2015 at 7:23 AM
    • Hotel prices - where to stay?

      by bean4bean4 Online Now Mar 17, 2015 at 12:27 PM

      Hello! I have made let's say a thorough research to find a hotel in Dublin centre. I was really surprised when I discovered that the prices are really HIGH!!! (when compared to other comparable cities in size).

      I am wondering where to stay in Dublin Centre and I'd like to get recommandations for a hotel in the range of 70-100 euros per night. I'll be there for 2 (full) days at the end of June and would like to be in the middle of everything in order to save on transportation time. Thanks for your help.

      4 Answers Mar 27, 2015 at 4:34 AM
    • Cost Shipping Tourist purchases from Dublin to USA

      by rwestbay Online Now Mar 17, 2015 at 11:57 AM

      What is the cost/best procss to ship the items I will probably purchase when visiting Dublin in April? Will be shipping back to Charlotte NC

      3 Answers Mar 18, 2015 at 12:11 AM
    • Hotel prices - where to stay?

      by bean4bean4 Online Now Mar 17, 2015 at 10:43 AM

      Hello! I have made let's say a thorough research to find a hotel in Dublin centre. I was really surprised when I discovered that the prices are really HIGH!!! (when compared to other comparable cities in size).

      I am wondering where to stay in Dublin Centre and I'd like to get recommandations for a hotel in the range of 70-100 euros per night. I'll be there for 2 (full) days at the end of June and would like to be in the middle of everything in order to save on transportation time. Thanks for your help.

      4 Answers Mar 18, 2015 at 12:24 PM
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      restaurant recommendations

      by hevbell Online Now Mar 16, 2015 at 9:11 AM

      I'm travelling to Dublin with my parents next week and looking for recommendations for places to eat. I know there are a ton of reviews on here but its a lot to trawl through and many won't suit my dads tastes.

      We are arriving probably around 6pm to our accomodation (near Jervis Centre) so will be looking to go out and eat pretty soon after our arrival and it would be good to have some ideas at least for that first night as we won't want to spend ages looking around for somewhere. My dad is quite fussy with food, very much a meat and two veg kind of guy so somewhere that does traditional pub grub or carvery style would be ideal. I have been to O'Neills on a previous visit and enjoyed it but not sure if it is even still there or not.

      any recommendations appreciated

      5 Answers Mar 16, 2015 at 11:50 AM
    • I am a knitter

      by Crystalsutliff Online Now Feb 20, 2015 at 4:42 PM

      and wondering if there are knit shops in dublin

      2 Answers Feb 20, 2015 at 5:05 PM
    • Dublin and....

      by bean4bean4 Online Now Feb 19, 2015 at 10:41 AM

      I will spend 5 days in Ireland at the end of June. It's my first trip to Ireland.
      I intend to stay in Dublin for 2 days and then spend the other 3 days exploring. Considering that I have decided that I won't rent a car, I am wondering what part of Ireland I should visit. Is it possible, considering that I would use trains and buses, to visit Galway, the Cliffs of Moher and around in 3 days? I am hesitating between this area and the Ring of Kerry. I believe I cannot do both even partly, because of time constraints (3 days).

      Your help will be very much appreciated.

      2 Answers Feb 19, 2015 at 5:15 PM
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      Where to stay?

      by Donna_in_India Online Now Feb 11, 2015 at 4:17 AM

      Young couple (mid 20's) is going to Dublin. In what area should they stay - probably close to nightlife/pubs with good access to public transportation to explore the city and other parts of Ireland?

      Any other tips - things to do, great restaurants, the whisky trail - always welcome. :-)

      4 Answers Feb 16, 2015 at 10:43 AM
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      daytrip to Glendalough

      by hevbell Online Now Feb 10, 2015 at 6:25 AM

      Background - I am spending a few days in Dublin during march with my parents for a belated birthday trip for them. I have been to Dublin several times but they have never been. I was thinking of day trips we could do that would let them see something of the Irish countryside and preferably something that I have never done on my previous trips so Glendalough sprang to mind.

      Reading other posts it doesn't seem like there is much choice in public transport?? but my concern with an organised tour is booking it and then finding its pouring with rain that day...

      How much time would it take on average to see Glendalough? And if taking a tour do they give you time to take it in, take (lots in my case) photos etc or are you just rushed about? Would we be able to turn up for a tour on the day or must they be booked in advance?

      Any advice appreciated! thanks

      7 Answers Feb 16, 2015 at 10:43 AM
    • birthday trip to Dublin

      by julz2015 Online Now Feb 4, 2015 at 4:29 AM

      Hi, I am organising a trip to Dublin for a friends 30th at the end of February, going Fri to Sun. I have looked into the Guiness tour, the tour bus and a ghost walk but wondered if there was anything else anyone could suggest? My friend has always wanted to go here and want to make it special, a few of the attractions I.e the Irish experience don't run at this time of the year and others are for groups of min 8 and there's only 4 of us.
      Also where is the best nightclub to go to that has mixed music on a Saturday night? We are staying on Upper Gardiner Street.
      Thanks in advance

      5 Answers Feb 16, 2015 at 10:43 AM
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      London - Dublin: alternative transportation

      by FruitLover Online Now Jan 7, 2015 at 4:04 PM

      Hello folks,

      Are there recommended types of transportation from London to Dublin (land +cruise)?

      Durations?
      Costs?
      Interesting views on the way?

      Thanks in advance!
      Avi

      8 Answers Mar 28, 2015 at 12:56 AM
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      Where to go at night (particularly interested in Christmas night)

      by Mikhail_Shutov Online Now Dec 9, 2014 at 2:47 AM

      We (me and my wife) are going to visit Dublin from 21st of December to 28th of December. We don't know where to go at Christmas Eve and at Christmas. We want to go to some pub os something alike and celebrate with other people to feel the Spirit of Christmas.
      We are not Irish :)

      3 Answers Dec 9, 2014 at 10:43 PM
    • Day tours from Dublin

      by adar1122 Online Now Oct 7, 2014 at 5:21 AM

      HI everyone. I love nature views ang great atmosphire so I think Ireland will be very interesting for a visit. I wanna go next year in June but I want to order flights and hostels in advanced. I don't want to rent a car... I checked and saw this company paddywagon for day tours from dublin... Do you know by any chance if thats the best tour company there? should I book a hostel for 10 days in dublin and go each day for a tour? I first thought to book also a hostel in belfast but I see they're taking a day tour to the giant cosway and belfast too... should I book a hostel in galway for the aran islands? I wasn't sure if they're taking to that place from the day tour.... also someone recommended me to go to the hill of tara and they don't go there... do you know if it's possible to go there from dublin to a day trip by public trasportation? thanks!!

      15 Answers Jan 21, 2015 at 7:00 PM
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      Looking for a good central hotel near good areas, restaurants, pubs but, quiet rooms. 3 star min.

      by charlesracine Online Now Sep 28, 2014 at 8:45 AM

      We are looking for a good hotel (not B&B) in Dublin close to the good tourist areas, restaurants and pubs though, quiet and quiet rooms with NO room to room noise. It should be a minimum 3 or 4 Star and if you have a specific hotel, please advise. We looked at a recent VT posting for the Camden Court Hotel, 4 star and it looked good, thanks to Beausoleil. All other suggestions are appreciated. Thanks to all VT comments.

      5 Answers Apr 24, 2015 at 8:12 AM
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      Saturday 11th, October. Any special event?

      by Miguelzgz Online Now Sep 26, 2014 at 2:08 AM

      Hello.
      We are searching for an hotel in Dublin for our final leg of our trip to Ireland. I don´t know if it is normal, but many hotels are fully booked that night, and prices are very high...then the day after everything is available and less expensive. Is there any special event that is causing this, or is it normal? Or maybe it is just me and a case of "bad luck in my search?".
      It is not a big problem as we´ll have a hired car, so we can spend that night out of Dublin and arrive the day after, but we would like to know.

      Thanks anyway...we are really looking forward the trip!!

      8 Answers Sep 28, 2014 at 3:01 AM
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      Searching for an hotel in my way to the north.

      by Miguelzgz Online Now Sep 11, 2014 at 10:25 AM

      Hello all...it is going to be our first time in Ireland.
      We'll land in Dublin, then we´ll pick up our hired car and we would like to drive some kilometres to the north(not many, just to scape from the airport...) Do you have any suggestion for a nice hotel in that direction?
      Next day we plan to stop in Bru No Boinne in our way to Belfast. Any suggestion on the itinerary is very welcomed.

      5 Answers Sep 12, 2014 at 3:37 PM
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      Adelaide Square, Dublin 8

      by Aussie73 Online Now Sep 6, 2014 at 3:18 PM

      Is this a nice place/area to stay and is it relatively safe to walk to Temple Bar etc from there?

      4 Answers Sep 6, 2014 at 8:34 PM
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      post marathon fun?

      by tartanboro Online Now Aug 3, 2014 at 12:56 PM

      I'm in the fair city at the end of October for 3 days, looking for some recommendations to see the local side of Dublin (good food, drink, and atmosphere), and also if anyone can recommend where to get a sports massage (after the run, otherwise no dancing!!)

      3 Answers Sep 3, 2014 at 3:15 AM
    • Where to stay?

      by StephenM25 Online Now Jul 27, 2014 at 8:10 AM

      Fellow travelers, I'm looking for a good place to stay fairly close to Dublin Airport the night before we leave for home. we are currently booked at one of the on-site hotels at the airport, but feel like that mauy not be the best end to what we hope will be a spectacular 10 day exploring Ireland. If anyone has any good recommendations I would appreciate your feedback!
      Also, when arriving in Dublin where is the best place to convert US dollars to Euros to get the best rate?

      Thanks!

      steve

      5 Answers Jul 30, 2014 at 7:27 AM