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Top Things to do with your other half in Dublin

19 June, 2017

Summer in Dublin is fun, vibrant and jam packed to say the least, so if you’re here for City Spectacular be sure to also check out all the other amazing attractions and events that Dublin has to offer! We’ve put together some of our ‘Top 5 Things’ for you and your other half to see and do on your stay in our inspiring, creative and fun-filled Capital.

Here are top 5 insider tips to inspire and excite you and your partner on your trip to our vibrant Dublin City

1. Cityscape Bus Tour- Hop on-Hop off at your leisure

 

Enjoy the best of Dublin City with the hop on-hop off bus Cityscape Bus tour, and the best thing is..It’s all on one route! From Viking invasions to medieval walls, revolution to destruction, Georgian architecture, famine, fire, poverty and prosperity, the modern capital city of Dublin has had many faces. On the CityScape luxury sightseeing tour, we bury deep to reveal its hidden gems, its history and its progress. Plan your trip here!

 

 

2. Dublin Discovery Trails- Any time and day, you set your own pace!

 

Unlock the treasures and stories of Ireland's capital city with the Dublin Discovery Trails, a new series of self-guided walking trails. The Dublin Discovery Trails revolves around the Dubline, an orientation route that connects the people, places and stories of Dublin. Extending from Kilmainham Gaol through to Trinity College and Parnell Square, the Dubline now features a new series of interpretive panels – large storyboards that open up the secrets of Dublin to locals and visitors alike. Wander from trail-to-trail at you own leisure and unlock the magic of Dublin City with the Discovery Trails App at your fingertips. Click the link for more info: http://www.visitdublin.com/see-do/dublin-discovery-trails

 

3. Strolling Through Ulysses! A blooming great way to spend a Sunday

 

Written and performed by Robert Gogan, Strolling Through Ulysses! Tells the fun-filled story of Bloomsday - June 16th 1904 - the iconic day around which James Joyce’s Ulysses is based, and guides you through the curious events and quirky characters of the iconic novel in a humorous, entertaining and informative manner. The show takes place every Sunday until 26th November 2017 at 13.30 and 17.30 so be sure to catch this hilarious and bawdy show!

 

4. Foley's Bar- what better way to spend a date, than with food on your plate!

 

Located in the heart of Dublin City on the corner of Baggot Street and 1 minute from Merrion Square, Foley’s is Dublin’s up & coming late bar. They have 3 floors and with 4 distinct areas for you to enjoy everything from our delicious Irish food, wide choice of beers and ciders and our handcrafted cocktails. They have the freshest talent on Dublin’s music scene playing from 9pm til late every weekend all enjoyed in their comfortable, vibrant surroundings. Check out their website here

 

 

5. The Summer Series at Trinity College- Get the most of the Dublin Summer

 

Dublin city’s music festival and events scene is getting bigger and better! As if there aren’t enough amazing acts coming to Dublin this summer such as the Coronas, Future Islands, Coldplay, and U2; a brand new festival called The Summer Series is kicking of the 6th-11th July. This will feature six different outdoor concerts playing over 6 days in Trinity College Dublin. The amazing lineup consists of Gregory Porter, Dublin’s own James Vincent McMorrow, Bell X1, Pixies, Two Door Cinema Club and alt-J. This is definitely a festival you don’t want to miss! Get more information about the Summer Series here.

 

That wraps up our top ‘5 things to see and do with with your other half’ on your visit to the Capital. For more information and ideas for all things Dublin go to http://www.visitdublin.com/  or http://www.failteireland.ie/