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Opinions

Dublin - Temple Bar - Teac na céiBé - live music - j.k. photo

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Practicals

Transport

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Dublin - Ha'penny Bridge, a pedestrian bridge built in 1816 - Elter photo

Fun

Pubs

There are 666 licensed pubs in Dublin. Under 18s are not allowed to consume alcohol in these pubs. Dublin’s oldest known pub is Brazen Head, built in 1198 in part of a carriage stable.

Dublin - The Brazen Head - Ireland's Oldest Pub - 20 Lower Bridge St, Usher's Quay - Gabriella's photo

Others

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Dublin - Living sculptures - j.k. photo

Dublin - Molly Malone statue - j.k. photo

Background

Destination in brief

Dublin is the capital city of Ireland. The word Dublin originates from the old Irish-Gaelic term "Dubh Linn", which means "black lake" (or "black pool").

Dublin is in the central-eastern part of Ireland, on the coast of the Irish Sea.  

Population (in 2020): 1.2 million

Dublin's population's average age is very low by European standards: half of its population is under 25.

The Dubliners have their own slang, the Dublinese.

 Dublin’s name in Irish is Baile Átha Cliath; that’s pronounced roughly “bol-yeh aw-ha clee-ah”.

Average net monthly salary (in 2020): 2500 Euro - (Ireland's average: 2350 Euro)

History

Dublin was founded by Vikings in the 9th century.

Dublin’s famous natives include Nobel Prize-winning literary writer George Bernard Shaw and writer& poet James Joyce. Students at the renowned Trinity College in Dublin were Oscar Wilde, Jonathan Swift (Gulliver), and  Bram Stoker (Dracula).

Nowadays

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Dublin - Talbot Street - j.k. photo

People

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Dublin - local man . j.k. photo

Dublin - dame in action - f.v. photo

Attractions

Trinity College

Temple Bar neighborhood

Dublin - Temple Bar - j.k. photo

 Grafton Street

Dublin - Grafton street - j.k. photo

Dublin - Grafton Street - j.k. photo

National Gallery

Nassau Street

Merrion Square

South Leinster Street

St. Stephens Green

Suffolk Street

  • St. Patrick Cathedral

Guinness Storehouse


National Museum

Phoenix Park

Arran Quay

Bachelor's Walk

Dublin - Bachelors Walk - v.j. photo

Kilmainham Gaol

Heuston Station

Parkgate Street

Lord Edward Street

Nicholas Street

 O'Connell Street

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