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1 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 mates 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 mates on your trip to our vibrant Dublin City! 

1. Ethiad Skyline Tour of Croke Park - Take in the City by Skyline!

Croke Park in Dublin has been at the heart of Irish sporting life for over 100 years and is the headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), Ireland’s largest sporting organisation. What better way to see Dublin, Ireland’s vibrant and dynamic capital city, than from 17 storeys high on the roof of Ireland’s most famous sporting arena? The Etihad Skyline Rooftop Tour at Croke Park offers visitors unmatched panoramic city views and insights into Dublin’s celebrated landmarks combined with the thrill of walking on top of Europe’s third largest stadium. Find out more here from Visit Dublin and https://crokepark.ie/gaa-museum-tours/etihad-skyline 

2. Johnnie Fox’s - Visit Ireland’s highest pub

Nestled in the peaceful township of Glencullen on top of the Dublin mountains, Johnnie Fox's is renowned for being Ireland’s highest, oldest and most famous traditional pub in the country. If traditional irish music, dancing and delicious food is your thing then Johnny Fox’s is a fantastic way to spend the day venturing through the Dublin mountains. There’s a shuttle bus that operates daily from the city so kick back, relax and enjoy the view! Plan your day trip here and get more info at Visit Dublin

3. The Little Museum of Dublin - Discover the best small museum in Ireland

Big museums are so overrated! Small in size, but tenfold in character and charm is the brilliant new addition to the cultural map of Ireland’s capital, The Little Museum of Dublin. Discover the fascinating history of Dublin at the Little Museum of Dublin in the company of friendly experts. From James Joyce to JFK and of course the global success of U2, this charming museum is full of amazing things to discover! For more information on tours and exhibitions click here and https://www.littlemuseum.ie/ 

4.The Guinness Storehouse - pull that pint of perfection

A visit to Dublin wouldn’t be complete without getting a pint of of the black stuff or better yet, taking a trip to the Guinness Storehouse to get that pulled pint of perfection. Located in the heart of St. James Gate Brewery, the Guinness Storehouse is one of Ireland’s most popular tourist attractions boasting of seven floors filled with interactive experiences that fuse Guinness’ long brewing heritage with Ireland's rich history. At the top you’ll be treated to the breathtaking view of Dublin City and your pint of Guinness in the world-famous rooftop Gravity Bar. Plan your day trip here and check out the Guinness Storehouse for more information.

5. Phoenix Park Bikes- The best way to see Dublins Phoenix Park

The Phoenix Park is one of the largest designed landscapes in any European city. It was originally established as a Royal deer park nearly 350 years ago and its historic continuity, together with its vast scale, urban setting and tranquillity, are the attributes that define it. With tandem bikes and group offerings, there’s no better way to see all phoenix park has to offer than on a bike. Be sure to check out Dublin’s Zoo as it’s on route! Get all your cycling info here and more tips at Visit Dublin.

That wraps up our top 5 things to see and do with your mates on your trip to Dublin. As your out and about on your Dublin adventure, don't foget to tweet #LoveDublin and #Layacityspec

For more information and ideas go to http://www.visitdublin.com/  or http://www.failteireland.ie/