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Dublin at a Glance

Beautiful Dublin has cobblestone streets, historic green spaces, brightly colored doors and over 1000 pubs to visit.

When in Dublin, wander through the streets to get a feel for this European capital city. Dublin gained many of its most important buildings during the late 18th century. Gorgeous Georgian buildings stand in solid stone and are a testament to the city's vibrant intellectual and economic climate during that time. To learn more about the buildings and their relationship with Ireland's tumultuous history, consider a guided tour of the city. Elsewhere in Dublin you can relax, be that in Saint Stephen's green, a former gallows square turned beautiful public park, or on the grounds of Trinity College. In the evening, head for the pubs for a truly Irish experience. With beer in hand and friendly locals around you, you are set for a wonderful evening.

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High Season
May - September
Low Season
October - April
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      Getting There
      Major Airports
      • Major Airport Dublin Airport

      Passport / Visa Requirements

      European, Canadian and American citizens do not need a visa to visit Ireland in most cases. Contact an Irish Consulate for more detailed information. American citizens can find out more information by using the U.S State Department website.

      Getting Around
      Public Transportation
      • Ferry Dublin Ferry Port
      • Bus Dublin Central Bus Station
      • Railroad Connolly Station
      • Railroad Heuston Station
      Need to Know

      Severe Weather Ireland has wet, mild weather. Due to its position on the ocean, weather can change dramatically in a matter of hours, so plan accordingly.

      Safety Concerns Ireland has pickpockets and petty thieves. Watch for them in crowded places and never leave your belongings unattended. Dublin in particular is notorious for car thieves. Take steps to protect your vehicle, and never leave valuables or luggage in the car.

      Health Concerns Ireland is a healthy country with clean drinking water. Practice good hygiene to avoid illnesses.