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  • Jenny S
    New York City, NY8 contributions
    Went to check out this quirky place while exploring Temple Bar in Dublin. They have everything from Phil Lynott’s report card to a pair of Michael Jackson’s pj’s. Our guide, Alan, was funny, very knowledgeable and made everyone feel like his new best friend. Thanks for introducing me to so much more Irish Rock N Roll than the Cranberries and U2 ( not that there’s anything wrong with those guys! )
    Written 18 May 2022
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  • eliz a
    Leeds, UK124 contributions
    We all know this is a expensive place but well worth a visit, great Irish music ( which was very lacking in other bars ) when we were there they also has a singer on. Guinness was lovely and the white wine was very good.
    Written 20 May 2022
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  • packyderm
    Cambridgeshire, UK577 contributions
    I love this experience. I try and go every time I am in Dublin. It is very well curated and you don't need to know Heaney's poetry in order to still get a lot out of it. It has the gift of being free thus making it accessible to all.
    Written 24 May 2022
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  • francien2015
    Rotterdam, The Netherlands1,013 contributions
    We visit the theatre to see a stand-up comedian. Unlike our country people get beers during the performance and shout. Really great to experience...
    Written 4 April 2022
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  • StaciMcFlo
    Fort Worth, TX68 contributions
    We happened across Smock Alley Theater while returning to our hotel. Reading the sign proclaiming it to be the oldest theater in Dublin, we dropped in and asked if they had any tickets for the same evening. We were in the side theater (corner by the bar) and saw a funny show labeled as "gig theater," a new term to me. Part play, part Irish songs with audience participation, we thoroughly enjoyed the performance. One of the actors' mother was seated next to her so we stayed a bit after the show and visited with them all. Great fun!
    Written 24 May 2022
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  • Swedishtomcat
    Diss, UK3,042 contributions
    Lovely building and lots of craft beers on tap. We only stayed for a half pint each (a stout and a strawberry beer) whilst we rested our tired legs.
    Written 7 April 2022
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  • Jon G
    Brighton28 contributions
    We dropped in as part of our walk around Dublin. It's a small undercover market with traders selling street food and local produce. We tried some of the mulled apple with irish whiskey - really good! Also veggie samosa, olives, potato cakes and pulled pork. All really good street food. Drop in and have a look aroud. Doesn't take long and well work stopping by
    Written 22 October 2019
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  • mikesierra
    Bourne, UK1,995 contributions
    Located at College Green – just opposite Trinity College, this beautiful building was originally the House of Lords in Ireland and retains the décor and artefacts of its previous history. Just go into the bank and in the main teller hall there are displays of historical coinage and financial instruments, which is worth a look. However, you can sometimes go into the Lords’ Chamber, now a meeting room – just ask, it’s worth a look for 5 minutes
    Written 31 July 2019
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  • MrThomas1981
    Ipswich, UK653 contributions
    The Dubh Linn gardens are an ornamental garden laid out in a celtic pattern which double up as the parliament's private helipad! They are well maintained and also incorporate the memorial to the police force as well as the Chester Beatty library. Grab a take-away coffee from here which is rather good and sit and enjoy the view for a while and take the weight off your feet.
    Written 30 March 2022
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  • Tony
    Dublin, Ireland3 contributions
    Over the years I’ve become a frequent visitor and friend to the Icon Walk and Factory. It’s one of those hidden gems and such a fun way to learn more about the heroes of Irish Culture. I was dismayed to hear that this project is under threat as their new landlord seeks vacant possession. It would be such a shame to see this little Gem disappear.
    Written 6 September 2020
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  • ITRT
    Virginia36,853 contributions
    The Wall is Dublin’s tribute to Irish musicians is a photography exhibition on the wall of the Rock ‘n Roll Museum. You will see such people as Sinead O’Connor, U2, Bob Geldof and Luke Kelly. Opened in 1999, the wall is located in the famous Temple Bar area. Be sure to look up as you walk to the bar.
    Written 19 July 2019
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  • JnVSydney
    Greater Sydney, Australia13,631 contributions
    A pedestrianised bridge that is nothing flash, just a convenient way to get across the river, from temple bar, a nice from there up to Henry st.
    Written 23 November 2021
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  • Ken T
    Liverpool, UK12 contributions
    I happened across this small exhibition centre a few years ago. It houses the National Archive of Irish photographs, which if you are interested can be viewed by appointment ( if you want to research a particular place or topic for example). However, it has an exhibition area in which a selected series of over-sized photos are displayed with a connecting theme, and accompanying explanations and wall text. It changes these exhibitions every few months. As it it near to Temple Bar, in Meeting House Square, it is easy to get to, and it's free of charge. It doesn't take too long to go round the exhibition, but it gives insight to the given topic, and so a little more background to "Irishness". Ideal if you only have a half hour or so, but want a bit more than just the usual tourist trap. You might be pleasantly surprised!
    Written 15 January 2019
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  • Nick Howes
    4 contributions
    We visited last Sunday and, although the exhibit is not complete at the moment, it was just nice to know that Ireland remembers one of its best. I feel that they could do a lot more with this.
    Written 26 August 2021
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  • Phil W
    Chapel Hill, NC599 contributions
    We happened on the Gallery and dropped in -- free admission. An excellent exhibit of photographs is being show, reflecting on the Eire/North Ireland border and divide.
    Written 5 August 2018
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