The college, now over 400 years old, and directly opposite the pub, houses in its Long Room Library the world famous Book of Kells. The library itself is the longest single chamber library in Europe and is also one of only four libraries in the British and Irish Isles that contains every published work produced between the two islands
The Guinness Storehouse
Thomas Street, Dublin 8
Located within the brewery itself, the newly developed Storehouse is the visitor center for Guinness. It involves a self-guided tour over 6 floors with everything you ever wanted to know about the famous “Black Stuff”. The final part of the tour takes place in “Gravity”, it is a bar on the top of the Storehouse and is 350 degrees glass, offering the best views of Dublin.
Kilmainham, Dublin 8
One of the largest decommissioned jails in Europe, and an integral part of the history of this nation. It features many exhibitions, a multi-lingual audio-visual show and a guided tour around the inside of the jail. It is probably the best tour available in Dublin for its historical content.
Dublin Castle Dame Street, Dublin 2
The splendour of the Castle combines various styles of architecture introduced from the different settlers including the Viking Fortress, the Norman Record Tower and the 19th Century Gothic Chapel Royal. The State Apartments, Undercroft and Chapel Royal are open to visitors
Bank Of Ireland
College Green, Dublin 2
This beautiful 18th Century building was the former Irish Parliament. Tours are available of the unique chambers including the former old Irish House Of Lords. This chamber is noted for its 18th Century tapestries and the sparkling chandelier.
St Stephens Green
Ireland’s best known Victorian public park. Re-opened in 1880 for the citizens of Dublin. This 9 hectare / 22 acre park has been maintained in the original Victorian layout with extensive perimeter tree and shrub planting, spectacular spring and summer Victorian bedding.
St. Patrick’s Cathedral
Patrick Street, Dublin 2
Rebuilt in 1191 and given cathedral status in 1213 St. Patrick’s later became a university in 1320 and was then later suppressed by Henry VIII. Jonathan Swift was Dean of St. Patrick’s from 1703 to 1745, both his pulpit and his tomb can still be seen in inside the cathedral.
The Convention Centre Spencer Dock, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1
The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) is Ireland’s new world class purpose-built international conference and event venue which is only a 5 minute walk away from the townhouse. EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum is an interactive experience located in Dublin’s Docklands. It will inspire and guide you on a journey to discover the stories of Irish emigration around the world, from early times to the modern day.
The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre
Grand Canal Square, Docklands, Dublin 2
This is a 2,111-capacity theatre in Dublin which opened in 2010 and is only a short stroll away. Enjoy top class shows right on our doorstep, finish off with a nightcap in O’Neill’s before retiring for the night
North Wall Quay Dublin 1
What Irish music lovers have been waiting for a stunning, state-of-the-art entertainment venue, with the kind of world-class acoustics that great music deserves. Regular trams run to and from the venue and the stops are only a short walk from us
Lansdowne Road Dublin 4
A world class international stadium, which is an outstanding venue for football, rugby, concerts and conference business, and which provides a top class experience for customers. Just a twenty minute walk from O’Neill’s or two short train stops from nearby Pearse Station
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