20-minute walk from Dublin Heuston Train Station.
1-minute walk from Tara Train Station.
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RoadThe M50 motorway circles the city to the south, west, and north, connecting vital national main routes to the rest of the country. An inner and outer orbital road also surrounds the city. The inner circular route circles the Georgian city, while the outer orbital route follows the natural round formed by Dublin’s two canals, the Grand Canal and the Royal Canal, as well as the North and South Circular Roads.
BusThe city and suburbs of Dublin are served by a network of almost 200 bus lines.The National Transport Authority is in charge of integrating Dublin’s bus and train systems, and it was engaged in the introduction of a pre-paid smart card called a Leap card, that can be utilized on all of Dublin’s public transportation services.
Dublin Bus Station
Cycle5.9% of Dublin commuters pedal as their primary means of transportation, an increase of 87.2% from 2006. This was ascribed to bike rental programmes, the installation of cycle lanes, public awareness efforts to promote riding, and the implementation of a 30 km/h speed restriction in the city centre.Dublinbikes is a self-service bicycle rental programme that has been operating in Dublin since 2009. The programme, which is sponsored by JCDecaux and Just Eat, consists of hundreds of unisex bicycles stationed at 44 stations across the city centre. Users must subscribe to an annual Long Term Hire Card or purchase a three-day ticket.
RailThe two main railway termini in Dublin are Heuston and Connolly, servicing the Greater Dublin Area and commuter towns like Drogheda and Dundalk in County Louth, Gorey in County Wexford, and reaching as far as Portlaoise and, once a day, Newry.In 2004, a new light rail system was introduced, carrying about 34 million people each year. The network is made up of the Red Line (which connects the Docklands and city centre to the south-western suburbs) and the Green Line (connecting northern suburbs with suburbs to the south of the city including Sandyford and Brides Glen).
Connolly Train Station
AirDublin Airport is in the north of Dublin in Fingal, near Swords. The airport has a short and medium-haul network, as well as domestic flights to regional airports in Ireland and long-haul flights to the United States, Canada, the Middle East, and Hong Kong.It is Europe’s 12th busiest airport and the busiest of Ireland’s airports in terms of overall passenger traffic; it also has the highest traffic levels on the island of Ireland, trailed only by Belfast International Airport.
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SightseeingDublin’s historical sites and monuments date hundreds of years ago. Dublin Castle, which was founded in 1204, shortly after the Norman conquest of Ireland, is one of the oldest. The castle is built in the style of a Norman courtyard. The castle, located to the southeast of Norman Dublin, established one corner of the city’s outer perimeter, utilising the river Poddle as a natural method of defence.The Spire of Dublin, formally known as the “Monument of Light,” is one of Dublin’s newest landmarks. It is meant to highlight Dublin’s location in the twenty-first century and is located on O’Connell Street between Henry Street and North Earl Street.One of the city’s most popular attractions is Trinity College Dublin’s Old Library, which houses the Book of Kells.
Spire of Dublin
ParksPhoenix Park, Herbert Park, St Stephen’s Green, Saint Anne’s Park, and Bull Island are just a few of the city’s many green areas. Phoenix Park is one of Europe’s largest walled city parks. It has extensive grassland and tree-lined pathways, as well as a group of wild fallow deer and the President of Ireland’s home.Dublin Zoo, Ashtown Castle, and the official house of the United States Ambassador are also located in the park. Music concerts are also staged in the park sometimes.Saint Anne’s Park is a recreational area open to the public. It is part of a previous estate created by members of the Guinness family and is Dublin’s second-biggest municipal park.
Other parks in Dublin
Weaver Park128 Cork Street, Merchants Quay, Dublin, D08 K5RH, IrelandPhone: (01) 222 5278
Croppies Memorial Park13-8 Benburb Street, Arran Quay, Dublin, IrelandPhone: (01) 661 2369
Fairview ParkFairview, Dublin, D03 XF90, Ireland.Phone: (01) 222 5278
Chester Beatty Library
Theatres and galleriesIn the city centre, there are various theatres. The Gaiety, Abbey, Olympia, Gate, and Grand Canal are among the most well-known theatres. The Gaiety Theatre specialises on musical and operatic plays, as well as live music, dance, and films.The Abbey was established to promote local literary talent. It went on to provide some of the city’s most famous writers a break.Dublin is also the epicentre of Irish art and the Irish creative scene. The Chester Beatty Library holds a collection of Asian, Middle Eastern, North African, and European manuscripts, miniature paintings, prints, drawings, rare volumes, and decorative arts.The Irish Museum of Modern Art, the National Gallery, the Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery, the Douglas Hyde Gallery, the Project Arts Centre, and the Royal Hibernian Academy’s exhibition space are all public art galleries.
Other theatres and galleries in Dublin
The Gaiety TheatreSouth King Street, Dublin 2, IrelandMain Phone: (01) 646 8600
Abbey Theatre26/27 Abbey Street Lower, North City, Dublin 1, D01 K0F1, Ireland.Main Phone: (01) 887 2200
Gate TheatreCavendish Row, Parnell Square E, Rotunda, Dublin 1, Ireland.Main Phone: (01) 874 4045
Entertainment and nightlifeDublin has a thriving nightlife. There are several pubs around the city centre, with the area around St. Stephen’s Green and Grafton Street, particularly Harcourt Street, Camden Street, Wexford Street, and Leeson Street, housing a large number of nightclubs and pubs.Temple Bar, located south of the River Liffey, is the most well-known nightlife zone. The location has grown in popularity among travellers. Locals frequent the districts of Leeson Street, Harcourt Street, South William Street, and George’s Street for its nightlife.