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21–24 January 2018RDS, Dublin, Ireland

Easy reach suggestions to take you beyond the City.


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Le cafe du Journal

The perfect place to relax, indoors or outdoors, with tempting homemade fancies.

www.cafedujournal.ie

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Happy Pear

A cool organic eaterie and foodshop, run by two brothers, that happy pair of the title

thehappypear.ie/

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64 Wine

A wine bar at, serving delicious salads, with an extensive and excellent wine cellar (Try the white from the Republic of Georgia).

www.64wine.ie

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The Magpie Inn

Fusing the old with the new, this warm bar in sleepy seaside spot Dalkey, serves a selection of craft beers from around the world as well as modern takes on bar food favourites. 

magpieinn.ie

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Dun Laoghaire Pier

Take the DART to Dún Laoghaire and walk the Pier- a great Dublin tradition (followed by a 99 icecone from Teddy’s on the pier front)

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Joyce’s Tower

The Martello Tower the is scene of the opening chapter of Joyce’s Ulysses and houses the James Joyce Museum.

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Formality

A high-end garden and interior shop that has unusual and beautiful things for the home and garden.

formalityonline.com

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The Blue Door

The Blue Door on Monkstown Crescent, is a Mecca for those who like Scandinavian or New England style interiors, fabrics, gifts and garden

thebluedoordirect.ie

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Fitzpatrick castle hotel

An elegant old castle with views of Dublin bay and in walking distance from the village of Killiney in Co. Dublin. 

www.fitzpatrickcastle.com

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Lovin’ Dublin

Lovin' Dublin  is a new fresh website offering newsbites on the latest and best that Dublin has to offer in food, events and hang-outs.

www.lovindublin.com

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DLR Lexicon - Lexicon Library and Cultural Centre Dun Laoghaire

The stunning building offers a 21st century library and cultural space. Those interested in cutting-edge architecture will love it. Exquisitely dramatic spaces for reading and contemplating the panoramic views of the bay. Haigh Terrace, Moran Park, Dun Laoghaire. Take the DART along Dublin Bay to Dun Laoghaire.

www.libraries.dlrcoco.ie

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Fallon & Byrne, the People’s Park, Dun Laoghaire

This award-winning restaurant and food hall opened this sister restaurant recently in the magnificent setting of the People’s Park Dun Laoghaire. Climb afterwards to the rooftop deck for magnificent views of Dublin Bay. The People’s Park, Dun Laoghaire. Take the DART along Dublin Bay to Dun Laoghaire.

www.fallonandbyrne.ie

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Dean Hotel

Dublin’s newest city centre boutique hotel. The decor is industrial style, cool, colourful and playful. Dine in Sophie’s or have late night cocktails in a glass-cased Rooftop Bar offering 360 degree views of the city. 33 Harcourt St, Dublin 2.

www.deandublin.ie

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Walking Tour of 1916 Rising Sites

To celebrate the centenary of the 1916 Uprising, which was the opening shot in Ireland’s bid for independence as a Republic,  why not take the 1916 Rebellion Walking Tour of Dublin. It was founded in 1996 by a Dublin historian Lorcan Collins and consistently gets five-star reviews.

It leaves daily at 11.30am (Sundays at 13.00) from the International Bar, Wicklow St, Dublin 2   and lasts 2 hours.

www.1916rising.com

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Hidden Dublin - Tours

Anyone interested in seeing unusual parts of Dublin, rarely visited by tour organisers, can find a choice of tours from Hidden Dublin .They reveal the dark mysteries and colourful history across many locations. This city has produced some quite astounding characters and stories across the centuries. Walking and bus tours.

www.hiddendublinwalks.com

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Take a Tour

Tours & things to do hand-picked by our insiders. Day trips and tours for all tastes.

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