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Dublin the capital city in
the Republic of Ireland has so much to offer the visitor. It is
famous for its architecture, its fashionable shopping centres, its
wide range of events and festivals, theatres pubs & restaurants. Don't
miss Temple Bar which is the centre for restaurants and nightlife.
Dublin celebrated its
1000th birthday in 1988 and was designated European City of
Culture in 1991
Just half an hour from the city centre there are
mountain walks, stately homes and gardens, beautiful sandy beaches and
fishing villages. If you are looking to enjoy a
good pint of Guinness in Dublin call to the Palace Bar in Dublin and
you never know who you might meet in there !
ARCHITECTURAL DUBLIN Architectural Dublin, an introduction to the architecture of
Dublin. Buildings are categorised by date with information on
architects and town planning also included for each period. Endangered
Dublin covers buildings under threat and a guide to the derivation of
Dublin's street names is also given
stages and promotes a programme of international artists and
orchestras through its Celebrity Concert Series and
International Orchestral Series. Highlights have
included the New York Philharmonic, the Moscow Festival Ballet and
performers like Anne Sophie Mutter, Maxim Vengerov and Nigel Kennedy.
JAMES JOYCE CENTRE The
official site of The James Joyce Centre. Housed in a beautiful
restored Georgian townhouse and run by members of his family, the
centre offers the visitor a more personal insight into the world in
which he lived, and celebrates not only his literary greatness but the
humanity of the man who won international acclaim by making this his,
his beloved city the very source of is inspiration.
PHOENIX PARK: is now under the care and management of the Office of Public
Works. During the 12th Century, the 1st Baron of Castleknock granted
these lands to the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem, an order devoted
to helping the poor and the disabled. How fitting it is today that The
Park is once again setting for work that will further the role of
people with disabilities in Irish society.