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Experience authentic Georgian elegance is this unique large OVAL studio apartment, overlooking park. Accommodates two in cosy sleeping loft. Light a fire, cook dinner in the designer kitchen, and then head out to enjoy the attractions of the city.
Come stay in one of Dublin's unique Georgian apartments, a perfect oval room, situated on Mountjoy Square, in the heart of Dublin's North Georgian core, and just minutes from O'Connell Street. This large studio apartment is on the ground floor of a beautiful redbrick townhouse, built in 1792. Both house and apartment retain all their original features, combined with modern comforts. The apartment has a fantastic 10ft window and overlooks a quiet side street, with an oblique view of the park. It has a working black Kilkenny marble fireplace with a spectacular gilt over-mantle mirror. The log basket is fully stocked with fuel- we charge cost price on an 'honour system'. The fully equipped kitchen has a granite worktop, a gas hob, electric oven, dishwasher and microwave. The rest of the apartment is comfortably furnished with period furniture including a Georgian oval 'hunt' dining table and four matching chairs, a comfortable 6 ft., sofa, TV & DVD player along with an iPod/iPhone dock for music. A small library of Irish books, and DVD's is available. The bedroom is upstairs and overlooks the apartment. It has a comfortable contract-quality double bed, Siberian white goose down duvet and pillows and pure Pima/Egyptian cotton sheets. Read in comfort with vintage Anglepoise reading lights. PLEASE NOTE there is restricted headroom in the sleeping loft, and consequently, the bed is low. ALSO, while the apartment faces a relatively quiet side street, it is on the corner of a fairly busy main road, so there will be traffic noise.... A 90cm contract-quality FOLDAWAY single bed, and extra linens are available for a third guest. A charge of €10, to cover the cost of the extra laundry, will be collected upon arrival, if the room is occupied as a twin. The bathroom has a high-pressure shower and loads of storage space. •You will receive a welcome pack of the basics- quality tea, coffee, home-made granola and preserves, yoghurt, fresh fruit, free-range eggs. •100% cotton bed linen and towels are provided •Local tourist information and guide books available •Free wi-fi •Hair dryer •Fuel, at cost price, is available for the fire, if required - typically €10-20 for a night. •Washing machine and dryer are available in the building- we will do your laundry for you, for €10:00 CHECK-IN IS FROM 3pm, but we are happy to take in your bags AFTER 9am, and can give you keys to come aback at your leisure, after 3pm. CHECK-OUT IS BY 11am, please. The house is perfectly located for exploring the city; all of the city's cultural institutions are within walking distance and the transport connections are excellent. Airport bus (41) passes door, 4 min. walk to LUAS CROSS CITY line, at Parnell and Marlborough. 8 min. walk to LUAS RED line on ABBEY and Marlborough, DART, (Connolly and Tara) and city busses. Dublin Bikes stand opposite house. KARIN'S GUIDE TO THE CITY LOCAL GROCERY SHOPPING, SERVICES AND BREAKFAST OPTIONS In general, shopping hours are 9.30-6pm, with late-night shopping till 8pm on Thursdays. Sunday opening is from noon. BREAKFAST The Kingfisher Café, a no-frills 'caff' on the corner of Parnell Square and Parnell Street West is good for breakfast, with friendly and efficient service. Good value, and good fish and chips later in the day. The Old Music Store on North Frederick Street, a few blocks NW of us, does a good Irish breakfast in comfortable surroundings. LOCAL GROCERY SHOPPING Tops in Pops, just down the street to the right, for fresh local produce and basic groceries, 8.30am to 6pm Monday to Saturday. They are a fourth-generation local business, who have been trading on the site since 1931. The Londis corner store next door opens 8am to 10pm, but charge for privilege. There is an ATM machine at the back, right hand side of the store. Dunne's Stores, is the indigenous supermarket and department store chain, and has branches in every sizeable town throughout the country. There are two local branches. In North Earl Street, opposite O’Connell Street’s Spire, the Off-Licence (liquor store) is in a separate premises, a few doors apart - look for the James Joyce statue. You will find a bigger branch in the ILAC Shopping Centre, flanked by Henry Street, Moore Street and Parnell Street West (Moore Street entrance is opposite Paris Bakery). There is Metro Tesco on Parnell Street West, just past the Rotunda Hospital. A main branch is to be found in the basement of the Jervis Centre, off Henry Street. Carney’s Butchers, is another multi-generational local family business, which prides itself on the quality of its meat. In keeping with local tradition, they sell fresh fish on Friday’s. F.X. Buckley’s Butchers have two local branches; Moore Street and Talbot Street. This is a very old Dublin business and they have everything; free-range pork, beef and lamb from their own herds, poultry, game in season and fish, and, in the Moore Street branch, a deli counter for cooked meats next door. They are very obliging, and the lads have a great line in smart (sassy) chat. PHARMACIES Foley's Pharmacy on Parnell Street East is a 100+ year-old family business; they are very helpful. Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 9am 6pm. There is a late-night pharmacy, Hickey’s at 55 Lower O’Connell Street, (west side, within the block closest to the river). Opening hours: 8am -10pm M-F, 8.30am-10pm Saturday. 10am 10pm Sunday. Web: (EMAIL HIDDEN) POST OFFICES Our nearest Post Office is the Main City Post Office, the GPO, on O’Connell Street. 1828 façade, but badly damaged in the 1916 Rising, and largely rebuilt in 1928. The main hall is beautiful, with its entire original, 1928, fittings intact. It also contains the iconic statue, by Oliver Shepherd, The Dying Cuchullain. You will find a booklet with postal rates in the black folder. BANKS Allied Irish Bank has a branch on O’Connell Street, at the SW junction with Parnell Street, opposite the Rotunda Hospital. There is a bank of ATMs in the wall, on the O'Connell Street facade. Bank of Ireland has a branch at Lower O’Connell Street, on the east side of the street, between Middle Abbey Street and Ashton Quay. ATM inside, opens 8am to 9pm. MEDICAL AND DENTAL PRACTICES Mountjoy Medical Practice, Dr. Gerry Roebuck, Dr. Holly Porter (female) Dr. Colm Killeen. 2-3 Baker’s Yard, Portland Street North. Tel (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN). Opening hours 9-1.30 and 3.30-5.30. You can just drop in. €50 per visit. Frederick Dental Clinic, Dr. Peter Dwyer, North Frederick Street. -My dentist- is happy to see people on an emergency basis. Call for appointment. Tel:(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN). NORTHSIDE LOCAL RESTAURANTS AND CAFES: 'The Cobalt Cafe', in a beautiful Georgian house on North Great Georges Street, which doubles as a gallery, is great for lunch. Parnell Street, Dublin's emerging 'Chinatown' is just a half a block to the south. Mr Fox, on Parnell Square West is our local fine dining restaurant, serving modern Irish food in a smart and comfortable setting. The menu is interesting and inventive, and they have a separate vegetarian menu, which has had the same care lavished on it. Nearer the river, 'Le Bon Crubeen' (crubeen=pig's trotter- it's a modern Franco-Irish restaurant) is on Talbot Street, as is the venerable and immensely popular 'Talbot 101'. It is packed to the gunnels with locals between 5.54 and 7.15, enjoying their pre-theatre supper before the Abbey curtains rise at 7.30, when they relinquish their seats for the rest of us! On the riverfront, I love Panem, facing the Millennium Bridge, for a quick coffee and a delicious Sicilian almond biscuit, baked on the premises. A few doors down, you'll find a cluster of Italian bars, cafes and restaurants serving good quality food. Half a block to the east is the trendy 'Winding Stairs' restaurant, with its book-lined walls (relics of a former second-hand bookshop-cum-cafe of the same name), while The Woollen Mills, opposite the Halfpenny Bridge, has a sophisticated casual menu, based on 'plates' for sharing.Back on Capel Street, locals rave about Brother Hubbard for lunch. LOCAL PUBS include the 'Hill 16' just opposite the house, on Gardiner Street - very popular with the GAA crowd on match days (the Gaelic Athletic Association Stadium, Croke Park, is just 3 blocks to the east), they pull a superb 'pint'. ‘The Heritage Parnell’, on Parnell Street West, just around the corner from O’Connell Street 'The Flowing Tide', on the corner of Marlborough Street, opposite the Abbey Theatre, is one of my favorites - after the curtain goes down in the Abbey, half the cast are likely to be at the bar. A few doors closer to O’Connell Street is Mulligan’s, another very nice pub, dating from the Edwardian era. 'The Church' on Mary Street, in a converted 1720's church, is another fine place for a drink; the former owner won many accolades for the high quality of the restoration. Capel Street has many typical local pubs, which have the added benefit of serving a largely local population. They include Mc’Neill’s' which is good for traditional music, and Slattery's . 'The Black Sheep' has the local craft beers covered, and does good bar food, (as does its sister pub, ‘The Brew Dock’, on Store Street, at the bottom of Gardiner Street. The north side traditional music 'musician’s' bar is 'The Cobblestone', at the top of Smithfield, and is suitably grungy. DEPARTMENT STORES AND FASHION Henry Street, off O’Connell Street, to the West, at the SPIRE, is the premier shopping street on the north side of the river. Here you will find Arnott’s the local department store, which highlights Irish fashion and design, throughout the store, and has several nice cafes. Henry Street also contains large branches of Debenhams and Marks&Spencers, as well as branches of most of the high street fashion chains. There are two large shopping centres, the Jervis, with a large branch of Tesco’s in the Basement, and the ILAC, which has a Dunnes Department Store, with a Food Hall in the basement. (You can shop for fresh produce on adjacent Moore Street, Dublin's oldest street market, now also home to a thriving cluster of ethnic food markets and restaurants.) NORTHSIDE CULTURAL ATTRACTIONS The North side of Parnell Square is home to the city's Hugh Lane Gallery of Modern Art; we share a significant collection of Impressionist painting with the Tate Gallery in London, part of the Hugh Lane Bequest, which is rotated in seven-year cycles. Next door is the Writer's Centre, and next door again, is the Writer's Museum, with a Michelin-starred restaurant in the basement, the amazing Chapter One. Down on the East side of Parnell Square is the beautiful jewel-box that is the Gate Theatre - part of the 18th-century entertainment complex established by the entrepreneurial Dr. Bartholomew, to help support his new Rotunda Maternity Hospital (the oldest purpose-built such hospital in the world, and still delivering babies on a daily basis, 270 years later (9000 is 2012). You could be seated in either the Abbey or Gate Theatres within 10 minutes of leaving the house, and the James Joyce Cultural Centre is even closer, on North Great Georges Street (don't forget to check out the Cobalt Cafe, opposite). Hop on the Luas Red Line, going west, in Abbey Street, halfway between Mountjoy Square and the river, and you will be dropped at the ‘Museum’. The National Museum, Collins Barracks, housed in an old military barracks, dating from 1702, contains the Decorative Arts Collections, (basically, everything post 1700). Descend at the next stop, ‘Heuston’ for IMMA, Ireland's National Museum of Modern Art, housed in the old Kilmainham Hospital, built in the1660’s. It pre-dates the more famous Chelsea Hospital in London by several years. Not to be missed is the Old Jameson Distillery, in Smithfield. Jameson was distilled here until 1971, when three historic distilleries amalgamated, and centralized distilling in Midleton, Co. Cork. The Museum is very well presented; one is guided around the distilling floor, among the huge old pot stills before retiring to the Bar to sample the goods. Nearby is one of the oldest churches in Dublin, St.Michan’s, on Church Street, dating from the mid-11thc. There are several mummified bodies in the basement, thought to be Crusaders. When I was a child, one was allowed to shake their hands….. SOUTHSIDE In the south city centre, the RESTAURANT HUB is in the pedestrian streets to either side of Grafton Street, and in Temple Bar. Particular favourites of mine include: * Nede, Temple Bar Square * Eden Bar and Grill, South William Street * The Green Hen, Wicklow Street * Fallon and Byrne, Exchequer Street, basement wine-bar, full service restaurant first- floor, and coffee bar within the food-hall on the ground floor. * Fade Street Social, Fade Street, tapas bar and full-service restaurant. * The Rustic Stone, Exchequer Street, upmarket, sophisticated and healthy ‘fast food’. * Cornucopia, Wicklow Street- vegetarian café day, full service by evening. * The Port House, South William Street, wine bar and tapas. * Pinxto, Crowe Street, Temple Bar, as above, same management. Southside city-centre TRADITIONAL PUBS we like are: * Mulligan's, Poolbeg Street * Neary's, Chatham Street * Grogan’s, South William Street * International Bar, Wicklow Street * O'Neill's, Suffolk Street * The Dawson Lounge, Dawson Street * The Stag's Head, Connaught Court * The Long Hall, South Great Georges Street * Doheny and Nesbitt’s, Merrion Row * Kehoe’s, South Anne Street * The Duke, Duke Street Fronting the river, TEMPLE BAR, with its vibrant mix of independent shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs, markets and cultural institutions occupies an area three blocks deep and ten blocks long. At the western end, look out for the two branches of the Queen of Tarts- a wonderful teas shop that offers really good home baking and teas and coffees, all served on mismatched antique china (Lord Edward Street and Cow's Lane). TEMPLE BAR FARMERS MARKET, is held every Saturday in Meeting House Square, 9-4.30, now has a smart new tensile roof for wet days, and is a good place to rub shoulders with the locals, whilst sampling local food culture. Don’t miss the Oyster Stall, Hick’s Pork Butchers, or David Llewyllan’s fantastic ‘Double L’ local cider- 100% apple (not even water), and the two local cheese stalls, among others. Don’t’ forget to check out the overflow stalls on Curved Street, where Rossa Crowe’s fantastic bread is on offer- Rossa took himself off to France for two years to train, and now produces slow fermented breads, made with the very best organic flours. TRINITY COLLEGE is a good orientation point; from here it is easy to find the mediaeval core, the cultural/political hub of the country around Kildare Street, and the Grafton Street fashion hub. The campus occupies a 40-acre (16ha.) site, and is over 400 years old, though what one sees today are mainly beautiful eighteenth-century buildings. It is worth a wander around, after a visit to spectacular Long Library, to see the Book of Kells and other illustrated Celtic manuscripts. From Front Gate, look south to Grafton Street or west up College Green and Dame Street, which lead to the mediaeval core. At the brow of the hill you will find: * Dublin Castle (visit the State Apartments, the Chester Beatty Library and the lovely garden in front (which is actually the helicopter-landing pad for the Castle). * The City Hall with its 'Museum of the Capital' in the basement is worth a look- the Hall is free, and there is a nominal charge for the Museum. * Christchurch Cathedral * Dublinia-in the Christchurch Chapterhouse (Viking Exhibition). * Old Saint Audeon's Church, built almost into the city wall. * St Patrick's Cathedral, and historic park beside. * Marshe's Library-the oldest public library in these islands, 1701. * Francis Street- the Antiques Quarter. * Thomas Street/Meath Street, for a touch of 'Old Dublin'. * The Guinness Storehouse. * Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, (IMMA) Ireland's National Gallery of Modern Art, with its wonderful, recently restored formal garden. KILMINHAM GAOL is worth a visit, and tells the story of Irish Nationalism. It can be reached via the grounds of IMMA, passing Bully’s Acre, and old graveyard, where Brian Boru was reputedly rested on his way to his final burial place in Armagh. Alternatively, exit onto Nassau Street, with its cluster of high-quality shops showcasing the best of Irish crafts - fashion, knitwear, weaving, glassware, ceramics and contemporary jewellery - the Kilkenny Shop has a great cafe upstairs, with views over College Park. Continue along the College Park railings till you reach Kildare Street, the cultural-institutional hub of the country. All of our national cultural institutions have free admission. Here you will find the National Library, and the National Museum, facing each other over the forecourt of Leinster House, home to the Oireachtas, our National Parliament. The National Library has a lovely exhibit on the poet, W.B. Yeats, and the Treasury, in the National Museum houses both the Bronze Age and Early Christian collections. On the opposite side of the block, on Merrion Street/Merrion Square, you will find the National Gallery, and the Natural History Museum (known to Dubliner's of my father's generation, as 'The Dead Zoo’. This is a very refreshing look to the past, with absolutely no interpretation, and nothing, not even a postcard, to buy). The National Gallery is halfway through a four-year renovation programme; in the meantime, the Millennium Wing, on Clare Street, has a ‘highlights of’ exhibition, and the Café and Gift Shop are also accessed via the Clare Street Entrance. GETTING AROUND Two operators offer Hop-On/Hop-Off tours: (URL HIDDEN) (URL HIDDEN) They both offer a 2-day ticket, and cost roughly the same price - check them out online before you make up your mind. One can buy an integrated LEAP card in most newsagents, at train stations, and in the Dublin Bus Head Office at 42 O’Connell Street (on the west side of the street, just north of the Spire). This can be used on the LUAS, DART, some suburban mainline trains, and on Dublin Bus routes. There is also a 3-day tourist pass, the Freedom Ticket, which provides good value. €28 will give you 72 hours transport, starting at the Airport; Airlink from the airport, the Hop-On-Hop –Off tourist bus and all local bus routes. Web: (URL HIDDEN) •The DART, the local electric commuter train, runs north/south along the coast. The northside city centre station is Connolly, on Amiens Street, facing Talbot Street, but I usually suggest people use Tara Street, as Connolly is also a mainline station, and is very big, and a bit confusing. Tara is purely a commuter station, and is about the same distance. It is on George’s Quay, just south of the Custom House. The other south-side city centre station is Pearse, on Westland Row, at the south end of the Trinity campus. •The LUAS Red Line runs east-west through the north side of the city, as far east as the docks, and serves both Connolly and Heuston mainline stations. The nearest stop to Mountjoy Square is Abbey, on Middle Abbey Street, opposite the Abbey Theatre. The LUAS Green Line serves the south suburbs; Ranelagh, Dundrum, Leopardstown Racecourse, and on out to Cherrywood, on the county boundary with Wicklow. •Main cross-city bus routes run north-south through O’Connell Street. The No.7 terminates on Mountjoy Square North, and there is a ‘shopper’s fare’ of 70c, to Grafton Street- alight at Trinity. On the return journey it skirts the Trinity campus and comes along Pearse, to the east of the campus - catch it on Clare Street, at the Millennium wing of the National Gallery. •DUBLIN BIKES are free to use for the first half hour, and have a stand on Mountjoy Square West, but one needs to go to the Princes Street stand (to the right hand side of the General Post Office (GPO)), to purchase a short term card. It costs €2, and is only available to credit card holders. SHOPPING WITH A DIFFERENCE Those interested in the local fashion, art and design scene should look out for the following addresses (in no particular order): •Designist, South Great George's Street (stock chosen for good design) •Irish Design Store, Drury Street •Article, Powerscourt Townhouse Centre (housewares) •Irish Designer Store, Top floor Powerscourt Townhouse Centre •Cow's Lane Gallery, Temple Bar (artist’s collective) •The Jam Factory, Nicholas Street (artist’s collective) •Avoca, Suffolk Street •Kilkenny Shop, Nassau Street •Designyard, South Frederick Street (jewellery) •Louise Kennedy, couturier, Merrion Square, and Tipperary Crystal •Gallery Zozimus, Francis Street (art gallery and carefully chosen crafts) •Graphic Studio Gallery, Temple Bar (artist-printmaker’s gallery) •Magee's of Donegal, Duke Street, and, •Kevin and Howlin, Nassau Street have hand-woven tweeds covered. •Dubarry's, College Green produce wonderful, country-style outerwear, including the most perfect alternative to sweaty, waterproof Wellington boots… •Monaghan's, Hibernian Way, the House of Ireland on Nassau Street and the Sweater Shops on Wicklow Street and Nassau Street has the best selections of traditional knitwear. Monaghan's specialise in cashmere. •The Cloth Shop, St. William Street, for interesting designer fabric, including a good selection of Irish Linen, and Liberty of London INDEPENDENT BOOKSHOPS and MUSIC STORES Eason’s, O’Connell Street, is a Dublin institution for over 100 years. It encompasses a large stationery department, a branch of Tower Records on the top floor, academic books in the basement, a nice café and two floors of general books. It is a good place to browse books of Irish interest, and they have a really good Information Desk. Chapters, Parnell Street West is my ‘local’. John Gannon is one of the best booksellers in the business, and his staff are hand-picked enthusiastic bibliophiles, one and all. Stock is a mixture of the latest releases, and carefully chosen remaindered books. Their ordering service is superlative, and they ALWAYS know exactly what one is talking about, even with just the vaguest, half-remembered clues from a newspaper review. Very strong on contemporary fiction, natural history, non-fiction and books of Irish interest. Extensive second-hand section upstairs. The Secret Bookstore, Wicklow Street is another favourite. It’s tucked away down a passage, near the L’Occitane shop and often throws up gems among its large second-hand stock. An eclectic music store occupies the rear of the shop. Cathach Rare Books, Duke Street, specializes in Irish first editions, and have an interesting selection of Irish maps and prints. Stokes Books is another interesting antiquarian/secondhand shop, specializing in books of Irish interest. You’ll find it in Georges Street Arcade. Claddagh Records, Cecelia Street, Temple Bar, is primarily a music publisher, but they have a retail outlet in Temple Bar, which is the oldest independent music shop in Dublin, and specializes in traditional Irish music, with some interesting World Music additions. PLACES OF WORSHIP: Roman Catholic: Many Catholic churches have Mass on Saturday evening, in addition to morning Masses. •St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church, Upper Gardiner Street. Gospel Mass, 7.30pm Sundays, September to mid June. •St. Mary's Metropolitan Church - the Pro-Cathedral, Marlborough. Sung Mass, 11am, Sundays, with the Palestrina Choir. •St. Joseph’s Church, Berkeley Road, Dublin 7. •St. Teresa’s Church, Clarendon Street Church, choir sings at 11 o’clock Mass, Sunday’s •St. Peter’s Church, Phibsborough, Dublin 7, has wonderful Harry Clarke ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)) stained glass windows. •Whitefriars Street Church, Aungier Street, church has relics of St. Valentine. Church of Ireland: •Christchurch Cathedral, Christchurch Place, sung Services Sundays, •St. Patrick's Cathedral, Nicholas Street, sung Services Sundays. •St. Anne’s Church, Dawson Street, Dublin 2 Jewish: Dublin Hebrew Congregation (URL HIDDEN) Daily services in Synagogue at 32a Rathfarnham Road, Public Transport: Buses: (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN). Get off at Terenure Cross (road). Walk up Rathfarnham Road, pass AIB Bank and one row of terraced houses; shul is next building, with wooden/metal security gates. Across the street is a shop called Window Fashions. Dublin Jewish Progressive Congregation (DJPC) Website: (URL HIDDEN) Email: (EMAIL HIDDEN) Postal: PO Box 3059, Dublin 6 President: Mrs. Hilary Abrahamson Muslim: Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland (ICCI) 19 Roebuck Road, Clonskeagh, Dublin 14, Tel: (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) Islamic Foundation of Ireland (IFI) 163 South Circular Road, Dublin 8. Tel: +(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) Anwar-up-Madina Moore Street, Dublin 1. SHORT TRIPS OUTSIDE THE CITY BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT NORTH: Catch the No.46A bus, (heading north on O'Connell Street to the Phoenix Park- the largest enclosed urban park in the world, 1750 acres behind a seven-mile-long stone wall. Ashtown Castle Interpretive Centre, with its wonderful walled garden and café is a good place to orient oneself. From here, on Saturdays, it is possible to visit Aras an Uachtarian, the official residence of our President. One can also visit Farmliegh, the Official State Guesthouse, a former Guinness mansion. Among it’s attractions are an art gallery, café, occasional free concerts, and regular weekend Farmer’s Markets. The Park also houses the Dublin Zoo, (1827, the second-oldest Zoo in the world, after London’s Regent Park Zoo). Several herd of Fallow Deer roam at liberty. Many sports are catered for; there is Polo ground, a cricket club, and lots soccer pitches. The Duke of Wellington is commemorated by a marvelous granite obelisk, which can be seen for miles. The area know as the Forty Acres affords superb views over the city, with the Royal Hospital and Guinness in the foreground, along the south side of the River Liffey. Phoenix Park can also be reached via the LUAS Red Line, direction Tallagh, heading west. Alight at 'Museum' and take a detour into the National Museum-Collins Barracks, which houses the Decorative Arts, post-1700, wonderful collections of silver, furniture, glass and other artifacts. Just up the road, in Glasnevin there are three worthwhile attractions: Glasnevin Cemetary, was founded by Daniel O’Connell as one of his first initiatives, post Catholic Emancipation in 1829, to provide a dignified place for Catholic burial. The Glasnevin Musuem is new, and has superlative displays of Nationalist history. They also have a very good Geneology Department. The National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, date from the end of 18thC. Though relatively small, they contain an internationally-aclaimed collection of plants and three iconic Glasshouses, by Turner of Dublin, which have all been restored in the recent past. There is a nice café in the Gardens, and entry is free. The Gravedigger’s Pub, over-looking a Green, is not to be missed. It got its name from the fact that there used to be a hatch in the rear wall, through which the gravediggers were served. They do nice simple pub food, and one can sit outside on sunny days. Walk back into town, and stop at either the The Botanic Bar at Harte’s Corner or the Brian Borus, typicl local bars. The Porter House, at Cross Guns Bridge, which is a micro-brewery, with nice food, is on the corner of the Royal Canal. Take a stroll east down the canal bank, and you will see swans, and moor-hens going about their business. At the next bridge, at Dorset Street look out for the lifesize bronze statue of Brendan Behan, a local author. From here is just a few minute’s stroll up Belvidere Place, with its charming stepped terraces of tall Georgian houses, to Mountjoy Square. Another favorite is the Marino Casino, in Fairview/Clontarf, an early 18th century pleasure house, built to the design of Sir William Chambers, for Lord Charlemont, purely for entertaining, also just a few miles by bus, north of the city centre. Catch the DART, the coastal commuter train, heading north, at Tara Street Station, on the South Liffey quays, at Butt Bridge, and take a short ride. You have the choice of Howth (a working fishing village) or Malahide. Howth Demesne or Howth Head, behind the village will both afford walks with great views; the Harbour has a dozen restaurants along the quay- ranging from take-out fish and chips to the very upmarket. Book an early-evening window table at Aqua, and be astonished by the sunset over the coast, looking north-west. Another favourite of mine is Deep, midway along the quay (and do watch out for the local tame and greedy Harbour Seal, who begs shamelessly from the trawler men, who tie up alongside). Malahide is a charming village, with some of the most expensive urban residential properties in the country. Good food and good shopping are to be had here. On the edge of the village you will find Malahide Castle and Demesne, open to the public, which includes a renowned private Arboretum, as Milo de Malahide, the last of his family, (who had occupied the castle continuously since Norman times, in the 10th-12th centuries) was a significant plants-man. The Castle contains the National Portrait Collection, as was as magnificent furniture and other contents. There is a smart new branch of the AVOCA Shop and Café in the Courtyard. SOUTH: South of the city you will find Rathfarnham Castle, and its Berkeley Costume and Toy Collection. Marley Park is a little further, just at the foot of the Dublin Mountains. It has wonderful parkland with easy walks, and a magnificent walled garden with a nice cafe. The No.16 bus, from O’Connell Street will leave you close by. Powerscourt is at the edge of Enniskerry, its associated estate village, at the end of the No.44 bus route, which winds its way through the south side suburbs, into Wicklow, through the Scalp, a deep and picturesque glacial valley. The 19th century gardens are fabulous, and make great use of the 'borrowed landscape' beyond. The terrace and Nepture fountain are centred on the Sugarloaf mountain, which marks the beginning of the Wicklow Mountains. The Powerscourt Waterfall, part of the same estate, is a few miles further on, and there are beautiful, way-marked, woodland and moorland walks in the hills nearby. Do be mindful; these ‘mountains’ can be deceptive- while not high, they can be treacherous, as weather conditions can change in minutes. Stick to the way-marked paths, and do keep an eye on the weather. Take the DART south to Bray and Greystones - via Dun Loughaire, Dalkey and Killiney - all interesting villages, with many cafes and restaurants. Killiney Hill, with its eighteenth century obelisk at the summit, is a short climb that results in amazing views over Dublin Bay, and down into the Wicklow Mountains beyond. There is a nice pub in in the ‘village’- ‘The Druid’s Chair’. Dalkey is a charming village with old-fashioned shops and lots of nice pubs, cafes and restaurants. The local Dalkey Castle Heritage Centre, is worth checking out, and in the summer run a theatre programme, and walking tours. Bray Esplanade is a classic Victorian seaside amenity, sturdily built from local granite - the perfect place to enjoy an ice-cream. Campo di Fiori, either the Restaurant or the Café, both near the train station and the north end of the Promenade, are particular favourites of mine. If one is feeling energetic, one could contemplate the Cliff Walk from Bray to Greystones - 4miles/6km along the rough cliff path. Lots of nice pubs for a pint of Guinness at the other end, The Hungry Pear is my favourite café, among many. The DART will take you straight back into the city. But.. make sure to do it in the morning, as by mid-day the path is in shade, and it can be windy and cold. WEST: Travelling into the rich plains of Kildare, by the No. 67 bus route, you will come to the historic village of Celbridge, just twelve miles from the city centre. Castletown House is Ireland's finest Palladian mansion, and was saved from destruction by Desmond Guinness, in the early 1960's. He purchased it from the construction company who had acquired it. They intended to demolish it, to make way for a vast suburban housing estate. The Irish Georgian Society, founded by Desmond Guinness, restored the house and furnished it with the help of many volunteers and sponsors, and opened it to the public, a heroic task for a small membership conservation society. Today, it is in State ownership, and it is the flagship Georgian heritage property of Ireland. It is beautifully presented, and the parklands are undergoing restoration. A local bus, or the commuter train from Connolly Station in Amiens Street, will take one to Maynooth, a charming University town, with another magnificent Palladian mansion, Carton House, now operating as a very upmarket hotel and golf club. Lots of companies offer day-long coach tours. Some involve very long days, i.e, Cliffs of Moher in Clare and the Giant’s Causeway on the Antrim coast. Two more local, and very worthwhile ones are either: The Boyne Valley Tour (Newgrange Neolithic ( 5000 yr old World Heritage Site) / Mellifont Cistercian ruins- (12thC.)/ Monasterboice Early Christian (6th-8thC.) The Wicklow-Glendalough Tour (Powerscourt / Wicklow Mountains National Park and Glendalough (Glen of the Two Lakes) a 6thC. Early Christian site, in beautiful wooded valley. Details of both of these trips, and others, are available in the big black folder in the apartment.
A beautiful, historic, residential square, built in 1790's, within 5-10 minutes walk of the city centre. Elegance and convenience combined with a bit of inner city grittiness. I have loved it all, since 1978!
  • Stor vert og fantastisk beliggenhet vil definitivt gjerne være igjen

    Jack2020-01-26T00:00:00Z
  • Absolutt perle i Dublin! Nydelig georgisk hus omgjort til leiligheter. Karin har lagt til noen fantastiske detaljer, og jeg elsket å bo der. Leiligheten hadde alt jeg trengte og mer. Plasseringen er en kort spasertur til shoppingområdet Dublin og noen gode spisesteder. Jeg vil anbefale å bo her, et godt funn!

    Gina2019-08-25T00:00:00Z
  • Wow! Dette var den vakreste og mest imøtekommende AirBnB vi har bodd på! Det er først og fremst en veldig sjarmerende plass, en oval leilighet smakfullt innredet. Og en fungerende peis foran en deilig komfortabel sofa var det perfekte stedet å være borte på en kul sommernatt. Karin har alle topp-apparater, og hun holder enhetene sine i ulastelig tilstand. Hun lagerfører kjøleskapet med gjenstander til frokost som var et veldig hjemlig preg. Seng og puter ga en fantastisk natts søvn. Vi likte samtalene våre med Karin også. Dette er et eksepsjonelt sted å bo.

    John2019-08-21T00:00:00Z
  • Dette er en sjarmerende leilighet med hems i en rolig bygning. II er et flott sted. Karin var veldig hjelpsomme og responsive før ankomst og alt om oppholdet var perfekt!

    Gail2019-08-19T00:00:00Z
  • Dette er en vakker, velmøblert plass. Karin var lett å kommunisere med, innsjekking var sømløs, og det var en omfattende lokal guide igjen i leiligheten. Det eneste du må være klar over er det lave taket over hemsen - lett nok å takle når du først har møtt det. Vi vil gjerne bli her igjen.

    Matthew2019-08-15T00:00:00Z
  • Karin er den beste. Hun ga oss tips om hva vi skulle se mens vi var her. Hun var veldig imøtekommende og hjelpsom. Kunne ikke ha gjort det bedre. Det er en nydelig gammel bygning også. Vi ville definitivt tilbake og håper på en dag. Takk, Karin!

    Mary2019-08-08T00:00:00Z
  • Elsket denne leiligheten nær alt og innen gangavstand til attraksjoner

    Karen2019-08-01T00:00:00Z
  • Stedet var perfekt sted du kan gå overalt eller ta buss / drosje. Hun har et stort bad og fint kjøkken. Vi ville bli der igjen

    Katie2019-07-24T00:00:00Z
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    Loft


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    3


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    Dublin, County Dublin, Irland

    Experience authentic Georgian elegance is this unique large OVAL studio apartment, overlooking park. Accommodates two in cosy sleeping loft. Light a fire, cook dinner in the designer kitchen, and then head out to enjoy the attractions of the city.
    Come cocoon yourself in Georgian luxury and elegance this unique OVAL apartment, situated on Mountjoy Square, in the heart of Dublin’s historic North Georgian Core, just minutes from all the action. The large studio apartment is on the first floor of a fully restored Georgian townhouse, built in 1792. Both the house and the apartment retain all their Georgian features, combined with modern comforts. The apartment has a fantastic 10ft window and overlooks a quiet side street, with an oblique view of the square. Other features include a fine, working, black Kilkenny marble fireplace with a spectacular gilt over-mantle mirror. The log basket is fully stocked- we charge cost price for the fuel used on an 'honour system'. The fully equipped kitchen with granite worktop has a gas hob, electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, electric kettle and a toaster. Eat around the 1770's oval dining table with four Georgian chairs. The rest of the apartment is comfortably furnished with antique furniture, Irish where possible, and a luxurious 6 ft. sofa. A large flat-screen TV, and a DVD player and iPod/iPhone player/dock for music are also provided. The bed is upstairs and overlooks the apartment. It has a comfortable hotel-quality double bed, Siberian white goose down duvet and pillows and pure Pima/ Egyptian cotton sheets. Read in comfort with vintage Anglepoise reading lights. PLEASE NOTE that the head height in the loft is somewhat restricted, and the bed is consequently low. The apartment is designed for two people, but a hotel-quality, foldaway bed is available for a third guest. A surcharge of €10, to cover the cost of the extra laundry, will be applied if two people occupy the apartment as as twin. This will be collected in cash, upon arrival. The bathroom has a high-pressure shower and loads of storage space. •You will receive a welcome pack of the basics- quality tea, coffee, juice, home-made granola, yoghurt butter and preserves. •100% cotton bed linen and towels are provided •Local tourist information and guide books available •Free wi-fi •Hair dryer •Fuel, at cost price, is available for the fire, if required. •We will do your laundry for you - €10:00 per load. Discount vouchers for local Q Park, two blocks S and T blocks W of us CHECK-IN is from 3pm, and CHECK-OUT by 11am, please. We are happy to take in your luggage earlier; please let us have your flight details/travel arrangements, so that we can plan our day around being here to greet you. The house is perfectly located for exploring the city; all of the city's cultural institutions are within walking distance and the transport connections are excellent. Airport bus (41) passes door, 8 min. walk to LUAS Red line, DART, (Connolly and Tara) and city busses. Dublin Bikes stand opposite house. KARIN'S GUIDE TO THE CITY LOCAL GROCERY SHOPPING, SERVICES AND BREAKFAST OPTIONS In general, shopping hours are 9.30-6pm, with late-night shopping till 8pm on Thursdays. Sunday opening is from noon. BREAKFAST The Old Music Store, on North Frederick Street is comfortable and offers a good cooked breakfast. The no-frills Kingfisher Café, on the corner of Parnell Square and Parnell Street West offers a good freshly cooked Irish breakfast and very good fish and chips later in the day. LOCAL GROCERY SHOPPING Tops in Pops, just down the street to the right, for fresh local produce and basic groceries, 8.30am to 6pm Monday to Saturday. They are a fourth-generation local business, who have been trading on the site since 1931. The Londis corner store next door opens 8am to 10pm, but charge for privilege. There is an ATM machine at the back, right hand side of the store. Dunne's Stores, is the indigenous supermarket and department store chain, and has branches in every sizeable town throughout the country. There are two local branches. In North Earl Street, opposite O’Connell Street’s Spire, the Off-Licence (liquor store) is in a separate premises, a few doors apart - look for the James Joyce statue. You will find a bigger branch in the ILAC Shopping Centre, flanked by Henry Street, Moore Street and Parnell Street West (Moore Street entrance is opposite Paris Bakery). There is Metro Tesco on Parnell Street West, just past the Rotunda Hospital. A main branch is to be found in the basement of the Jervis Centre, off Henry Street. Carney’s Butchers, is another multi-generational local family business, which prides itself on the quality of its meat. In keeping with local tradition, they sell fresh fish on Friday’s. F.X. Buckley’s Butchers have two local branches; Moore Street and Talbot Street. This is a very old Dublin business and they have everything; free-range pork, beef and lamb from their own herds, poultry, game in season and fish, and, in the Moore Street branch, a deli counter for cooked meats next door. They are very obliging, and the lads have a great line in smart (sassy) chat. PHARMACIES Foley's Pharmacy on Parnell Street East is a 100+ year-old family business; they are very helpful. Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 9am 6pm. There is a late-night pharmacy, Hickey’s at 55 Lower O’Connell Street, (west side, within the block closest to the river). Opening hours: 8am -10pm M-F, 8.30am-10pm Saturday. 10am 10pm Sunday. Web: (email hidden) POST OFFICES Nearest Post Office is Parnell Street East, at corner of Marlborough Street, but much nicer is the GPO, O’Connell Street. 1828 façade, but badly damaged in the 1916 Rising, and largely rebuilt in 1928. The main hall is beautiful, with its entire original, 1928, fittings intact. It also contains the iconic statue, by Oliver Shepherd, The Dying Cuchullin. You will find a booklet with postal rates in the black folder. BANKS Allied Irish Bank has a branch on O’Connell Street, at the SW junction with Parnell Street, opposite the Rotunda Hospital. ATM in the wall. Bank of Ireland has a branch at Lower O’Connell Street, on the east side of the street, between Middle Abbey Street and Ashton Quay. ATM inside, opens MEDICAL AND DENTAL PRACTICES Mountjoy Medical Practice, Dr. Gerry Roebuck, Dr. Holly Porter (female) Dr. Colm Killeen. 2-3 Baker’s Yard, Portland Street (website hidden) (phone number hidden). Opening hours 9-1.30 and 3.30-5.30. You can just drop in. €50 per visit. Frederick Dental Clinic, Dr. Peter Dwyer, North Frederick Street. -My dentist- is happy to see people on an emergency basis. Call for (website hidden)(phone number hidden). NORTHSIDE LOCAL RESTAURANTS: 'The Cobalt Cafe', in a beautiful Georgian house on North Great Georges Street, which doubles as a gallery, is great for lunch. Parnell Street, Dublin's emerging 'Chinatown' is just a half a block to the south. Newly opened, on Parnell Square West is 'Mr.Fox', serving modern Irish food in a smart and comfortable setting. Nearer the river, 'Le Bon Crubeen' (crubeen=pig's trotter- it's a modern Franco-Irish restaurant) is on Talbot Street, as is the venerable and immensely popular 'Talbot 101'. It is packed to the gunnels with locals between 5.54 and 7.15, enjoying their pre-theatre supper before the Abbey curtains rise at 7.30, when they relinquish their seats for the rest of us! On the riverfront, I love Panem, facing the Millennium Bridge, for a quick coffee and a delicious Sicilian almond biscuit, baked on the premises. A few doors down, you'll find a cluster of Italian bars, cafes and restaurants serving good quality food. Half a block to the east is the trendy 'Winding Stairs' restaurant, with its book-lined walls (relics of a former second-hand bookshop-cum-cafe of the same name), and it's sister restaurant, The Woollen Mills, while back on Capel Street, locals rave about Brother Hubbard for lunch. LOCAL PUBS include the 'Hill 16' just opposite the house, on Gardiner Street - very popular with the GAA crowd on match days (the Gaelic Athletic Association Stadium, Croke Park, is just 3 blocks to the east), they pull a superb 'pint'. ‘The Heritage Parnell’, on Parnell Street West, just around the corner from O’Connell Street 'The Flowing Tide', on the corner of Marlborough Street, opposite the Abbey Theatre, is one of my favorites - after the curtain goes down in the Abbey, half the cast are likely to be at the bar. A few doors closer to O’Connell Street is Mulligan’s, another very nice pub, dating from the Edwardian era. 'The Church' on Mary Street, in a converted 1720's church, is another fine place for a drink; the former owner won many accolades for the high quality of the restoration. Capel Street has many typical local pubs, which have the added benefit of serving a largely local population. They include 'O’Neill’s' and 'Slattery's which is good for music. 'The Black Sheep' has the local craft beers covered, and does good bar food, (as does its sister pub, ‘The Brew Dock’, on Store Street, at the bottom of Gardiner Street. The north side traditional music 'musician’s' bar is 'The Cobblestone', at the top of Smithfield, and is suitably grungy. DEPARTMENT STORES AND FASHION Henry Street, off O’Connell Street, at the SPIRE, is the premier shopping street on the north side of the river. Here you will find Arnott’s the local department store, which highlights Irish fashion and design, throughout the store, and has several nice cafes. Henry Street also contains large branches of Debenhams and Marks&Spencers, as well as branches of most of the high street fashion chains. There are two large shopping centres, the Jervis, with a large branch of Tesco’s in the Basement, and the ILAC, which has a Dunnes Department Store, with a Food Hall in the basement. (You can shop for fresh produce on adjacent Moore Street, Dublin's oldest street market, now also home to a thriving cluster of ethnic food markets and restaurants.) NORTHSIDE CULTURAL ATTRACTIONS The North side of Parnell Square is home to the city's Hugh Lane Gallery of Modern Art; we share a significant collection of Impressionist painting with the Tate Gallery in London, part of the Hugh Lane Bequest, which is rotated in seven-year cycles. Next door is the Writer's Centre, and next door again, is the Writer's Museum, with a Michelin-starred restaurant in the basement, the amazing Chapter One. Down on the East side of Parnell Square is the beautiful jewel-box that is the Gate Theatre - part of the 18th-century entertainment complex established by the entrepreneurial Dr. Bartholomew, to help support his new Rotunda Maternity Hospital (the oldest purpose-built such hospital in the world, and still delivering babies on a daily basis, 270 years later (9000 is 2012). You could be seated in either the Abbey or Gate Theatres within 10 minutes of leaving the house, and the James Joyce Cultural Centre is even closer, on North Great Georges Street (don't forget to check out the Cobalt Cafe, opposite). Hop on the Luas Red Line, going west, in Abbey Street, halfway between Mountjoy Square and the river, and you will be dropped at the ‘Museum’. The National Museum, Collins Barracks, housed in an old military barracks, dating from 1702, contains the Decorative Arts Collections, (basically, everything post 1700). Descend at the next stop, ‘Heuston’ for IMMA, Ireland's National Museum of Modern Art, housed in the old Kilmainham Hospital, built in the1660’s. It pre-dates the more famous Chelsea Hospital in London by several years. Not to be missed is the Old Jameson Distillery, in Smithfield. Jameson was distilled here until 1971, when three historic distilleries amalgamated, and centralized distilling in Midleton, Co. Cork. The Museum is very well presented; one is guided around the distilling floor, among the huge old pot stills before retiring to the Bar to sample the goods. Nearby is one of the oldest churches in Dublin, St.Michan’s, on Church Street, dating from the mid-11thc. There are several mummified bodies in the basement, thought to be Crusaders. When I was a child, one was allowed to shake their hands….. SOUTHSIDE In the south city centre, the RESTAURANT HUB is in the pedestrian streets to either side of Grafton Street, and in Temple Bar. Particular favourites of mine include: * Nede, Temple Bar Square * Eden Bar and Grill, South William Street * The Green Hen, Wicklow Street * Fallon and Byrne, Exchequer Street, basement wine-bar, full service restaurant first- floor, and coffee bar within the food-hall on the ground floor. * Fade Street Social, Fade Street, tapas bar and full-service restaurant. * The Rustic Stone, Exchequer Street, upmarket, sophisticated and healthy ‘fast food’. * Cornucopia, Wicklow Street- vegetarian café day, full service by evening. * The Port House, South William Street, wine bar and tapas. * Pinxto, Crowe Street, Temple Bar, as above, same management. Southside city-centre TRADITIONAL PUBS we like are: * Mulligan's, Poolbeg Street * Neary's, Chatham Street * Grogan’s, South William Street * International Bar, Wicklow Street * O'Neill's, Suffolk Street * The Dawson Lounge, Dawson Street * The Stag's Head, Connaught Court * The Long Hall, South Great Georges Street * Doheny and Nesbitt’s, Merrion Row * Kehoe’s, South Anne Street * The Duke, Duke Street Fronting the river, TEMPLE BAR, with its vibrant mix of independent shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs, markets and cultural institutions occupies an area three blocks deep and ten blocks long. At the western end, look out for the two branches of the Queen of Tarts- a wonderful teas shop that offers really good home baking and teas and coffees, all served on mismatched antique china (Lord Edward Street and Cow's Lane). TEMPLE BAR FARMERS MARKET, is held every Saturday in Meeting House Square, 9-4.30, now has a smart new tensile roof for wet days, and is a good place to rub shoulders with the locals, whilst sampling local food culture. Don’t miss the Oyster Stall, Hick’s Pork Butchers, or David Llewyllan’s fantastic ‘Double L’ local cider- 100% apple (not even water), and the two local cheese stalls, among others. Don’t’ forget to check out the overflow stalls on Curved Street, where Rossa Crowe’s fantastic bread is on offer- Rossa took himself off to France for two years to train, and now produces slow fermented breads, made with the very best organic flours. NORTHSIDE CULTURAL ATTACTIONS TRINITY COLLEGE is a good orientation point; from here it is easy to find the mediaeval core, the cultural/political hub of the country around Kildare Street, and the Grafton Street fashion hub. The campus occupies a 40-acre (16ha.) site, and is over 400 years old, though what one sees today are mainly beautiful eighteenth-century buildings. It is worth a wander around, after a visit to spectacular Long Library, to see the Book of Kells and other illustrated Celtic manuscripts. From Front Gate, look south to Grafton Street or west up College Green and Dame Street, which lead to the mediaeval core. At the brow of the hill you will find: * Dublin Castle (visit the State Apartments, the Chester Beatty Library and the lovely garden in front (which is actually the helicopter-landing pad for the Castle). * The City Hall with its 'Museum of the Capital' in the basement is worth a look- the Hall is free, and there is a nominal charge for the Museum. * Christchurch Cathedral * Dublinia-in the Christchurch Chapterhouse (Viking Exhibition). * Old Saint Audeon's Church, built almost into the city wall. * St Patrick's Cathedral, and historic park beside. * Marshe's Library-the oldest public library in these islands, 1701. * Francis Street- the Antiques Quarter. * Thomas Street/Meath Street, for a touch of 'Old Dublin'. * The Guinness Storehouse. * Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, (IMMA) Ireland's National Gallery of Modern Art, with its wonderful, recently restored formal garden. KILMINHAM GAOL is worth a visit, and tells the story of Irish Nationalism. It can be reached via the grounds of IMMA, passing Bully’s Acre, and old graveyard, where Brian Boru was reputedly rested on his way to his final burial place in Armagh. Alternatively, exit onto Nassau Street, with its cluster of high-quality shops showcasing the best of Irish crafts - fashion, knitwear, weaving, glassware, ceramics and contemporary jewellery - the Kilkenny Shop has a great cafe upstairs, with views over College Park. Continue along the College Park railings till you reach Kildare Street, the cultural-institutional hub of the country. All of our national cultural institutions have free admission. Here you will find the National Library, and the National Museum, facing each other over the forecourt of Leinster House, home to the Oireachtas, our National Parliament. The National Library has a lovely exhibit on the poet, W.B. Yeats, and the Treasury, in the National Museum houses both the Bronze Age and Early Christian collections. On the opposite side of the block, on Merrion Street/Merrion Square, you will find the National Gallery, and the Natural History Museum (known to Dubliner's of my father's generation, as 'The Dead Zoo’. This is a very refreshing look to the past, with absolutely no interpretation, and nothing, not even a postcard, to buy). The National Gallery is halfway through a four-year renovation programme; in the meantime, the Millennium Wing, on Clare Street, has a ‘highlights of’ exhibition, and the Café and Gift Shop are also accessed via the Clare Street Entrance. GETTING AROUND Two operators offer Hop-On/Hop-Off tours: (website hidden) (website hidden) They both offer a 2-day ticket, and cost roughly the same price - check them out online before you make up your mind. One can buy an integrated LEAP card in most newsagents, at train stations, and in the Dublin Bus Head Office at 42 O’Connell Street (on the west side of the street, just north of the Spire). This can be used on the LUAS, DART, some suburban mainline trains, and on Dublin Bus routes. There is also a 3-day tourist pass, the Freedom Ticket, which provides good value. €28 will give you 72 hours transport, starting at the Airport; Airlink from the airport, the Hop-On-Hop –Off tourist bus and all local bus routes. Web: (website hidden) •The DART, the local electric commuter train, runs north/south along the coast. The northside city centre station is Connolly, on Amiens Street, facing Talbot Street, but I usually suggest people use Tara Street, as Connolly is also a mainline station, and is very big, and a bit confusing. Tara is purely a commuter station, and is about the same distance. It is on George’s Quay, just south of the Custom House. The other south-side city centre station is Pearse, on Westland Row, at the south end of the Trinity campus. •The LUAS Red Line runs east-west through the north side of the city, as far east as the docks, and serves both Connolly and Heuston mainline stations. The nearest stop to Mountjoy Square is Abbey, on Middle Abbey Street, opposite the Abbey Theatre. The LUAS Green Line serves the south suburbs; Ranelagh, Dundrum, Leopardstown Racecourse, and on out to Cherrywood, on the county boundary with Wicklow. •Main cross-city bus routes run north-south through O’Connell Street. The No.7 terminates on Mountjoy Square North, and there is a ‘shopper’s fare’ of 70c, to Grafton Street- alight at Trinity. On the return journey it skirts the Trinity campus and comes along Pearse, to the east of the campus - catch it on Clare Street, at the Millennium wing of the National Gallery. •DUBLIN BIKES are free to use for the first half hour, and have a stand on Mountjoy Square West, but one needs to go to the Princes Street stand (to the right hand side of the General Post Office (GPO)), to purchase a short term card. It costs €2, and is only available to credit card holders. SHOPPING WITH A DIFFERENCE Those interested in the local fashion, art and design scene should look out for the following addresses (in no particular order): •Designist, South Great George's Street (stock chosen for good design) •Irish Design Store, Drury Street •Article, Powerscourt Townhouse Centre (housewares) •Irish Designer Store, Top floor Powerscourt Townhouse Centre •Cow's Lane Gallery, Temple Bar (artist’s collective) •The Jam Factory, Nicholas Street (artist’s collective) •Avoca, Suffolk Street •Kilkenny Shop, Nassau Street •Designyard, South Frederick Street (jewellery) •Louise Kennedy, couturier, Merrion Square, and Tipperary Crystal •Gallery Zozimus, Francis Street (art gallery and carefully chosen crafts) •Graphic Studio Gallery, Temple Bar (artist-printmaker’s gallery) •Malthouse Design Centre and Shop, Distillery Court, 537 North Circular Road, just around the corner from Mountjoy Square (cluster of design-led businesses, 10-5 M-F) •Magee's of Donegal, Wicklow Street, and, •Kevin and Howlin, Nassau Street have hand-woven tweeds covered. •Dubarry's, College Green produce wonderful, country-style outerwear, including the most perfect alternative to sweaty, waterproof Wellington boots… •Monaghan's, Hibernian Way, the House of Ireland on Nassau Street and the Sweater Shops on Wicklow Street and Nassau Street has the best selections of traditional knitwear. Monaghan's specialise in cashmere. •Murphy and Sheehy, Castle Market, stock Irish tweed, Irish linen and a quirky selection of designer fabrics. Look out for their ‘Linen Union (linen/cotton blend) Glass Cloths- the best ever for polishing glassware, they make a super, useful, inexpensive and lightweight traditional gift! •The Cloth Shop, St. William Street, for interesting designer fabric, including a good selection of Irish Linen, and Liberty of London INDEPENDENT BOOKSHOPS and MUSIC STORES Eason’s, O’Connell Street, is a Dublin institution for over 100 years. It encompasses a large stationery department, a branch of Tower Records on the top floor, academic books in the basement, a nice café and two floors of general books. It is a good place to browse books of Irish interest, and they have a really good Information Desk. Chapters, Parnell Street West is my ‘local’. John Gannon is one of the best booksellers in the business, and his staff are hand-picked enthusiastic bibliophiles, one and all. Stock is a mixture of the latest releases, and carefully chosen remaindered books. Their ordering service is superlative, and they ALWAYS know exactly what one is talking about, even with just the vaguest, half-remembered clues from a newspaper review. Very strong on contemporary fiction, natural history, non-fiction and books of Irish interest. Extensive second-hand section upstairs. The Secret Bookstore, Wicklow Street is another favourite. It’s tucked away down a passage, near the L’Occitane shop and often throws up gems among its large second-hand stock. An eclectic music store occupies the rear of the shop. Cathach Rare Books, Duke Street, specializes in Irish first editions, and have an interesting selection of Irish maps and prints. Stokes Books is another interesting antiquarian/secondhand shop, specializing in books of Irish interest. You’ll find it in Georges Street Arcade. Claddagh Records, Cecelia Street, Temple Bar, is primarily a music publisher, but they have a retail outlet in Temple Bar, which is the oldest independent music shop in Dublin, and specializes in traditional Irish music, with some interesting World Music additions. The Celtic Note, on Nassau Street, beside the Kilkenny Shop is another good bet. PLACES OF WORSHIP: Roman Catholic: Many Catholic churches have Mass on Saturday evening, in addition to morning Masses. •St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church, Upper Gardiner Street. Gospel Mass, 7.30pm Sundays, September to mid June. •St. Mary's Metropolitan Church - the Pro-Cathedral, Marlborough. Sung Mass, 11am, Sundays, with the Palestrina Choir. •St. Joseph’s Church, Berkeley Road, Dublin 7. •St. Teresa’s Church, Clarendon Street Church, choir sings at 11 o’clock Mass, Sunday’s •St. Peter’s Church, Phibsborough, Dublin 7, has wonderful Harry Clarke (phone number hidden)) stained glass windows. •Whitefriars Street Church, Aungier Street, church has relics of St. Valentine. Church of Ireland: •Christchurch Cathedral, Christchurch Place, sung Services Sundays, •St. Patrick's Cathedral, Nicholas Street, sung Services Sundays. •St. Anne’s Church, Dawson Street, Dublin 2 Jewish: Dublin Hebrew Congregation (website hidden) Daily services in Synagogue at 32a Rathfarnham Road, Public Transport: Buses: (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN). Get off at Terenure Cross (road). Walk up Rathfarnham Road, pass AIB Bank and one row of terraced houses; shul is next building, with wooden/metal security gates. Across the street is a shop called Window Fashions. Dublin Jewish Progressive Congregation (DJPC) Website: (website hidden) Email: (email hidden) Postal: PO Box 3059, Dublin 6 President: Mrs. Hilary Abrahamson Muslim: Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland (ICCI) 19 Roebuck Road, Clonskeagh, Dublin 14, Tel: (phone number hidden) Islamic Foundation of Ireland (IFI) 163 South Circular Road, Dublin (website hidden): (phone number hidden) Anwar-up-Madina Moore Street, Dublin 1. SHORT TRIPS OUTSIDE THE CITY BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT NORTH: Catch the No.46A bus, (heading north on O'Connell Street to the Phoenix Park- the largest enclosed urban park in the world, 1750 acres behind a seven-mile-long stone wall. Ashtown Castle Interpretive Centre, with its wonderful walled garden and café is a good place to orient oneself. From here, on Saturdays, it is possible to visit Aras an Uachtarian, the official residence of our President. One can also visit Farmliegh, the Official State Guesthouse, a former Guinness mansion. Among it’s attractions are an art gallery, café, occasional free concerts, and regular weekend Farmer’s Markets. The Park also houses the Dublin Zoo, (1827, the second-oldest Zoo in the world, after London’s Regent Park Zoo). Several herd of Fallow Deer roam at liberty. Many sports are catered for; there is Polo ground, a cricket club, and lots soccer pitches. The Duke of Wellington is commemorated by a marvelous granite obelisk, which can be seen for miles. The area know as the Forty Acres affords superb views over the city, with the Royal Hospital and Guinness in the foreground, along the south side of the River Liffey. Phoenix Park can also be reached via the LUAS Red Line, direction Tallagh, heading west. Alight at 'Museum' and take a detour into the National Museum-Collins Barracks, which houses the Decorative Arts, post-1700, wonderful collections of silver, furniture, glass and other artifacts. Just up the road, in Glasnevin there are three worthwhile attractions: Glasnevin Cemetary, was founded by Daniel O’Connell as one of his first initiatives, post Catholic Emancipation in 1829, to provide a dignified place for Catholic burial. The Glasnevin Musuem is new, and has superlative displays of Nationalist history. They also have a very good Geneology Department. The National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, date from the end of 18thC. Though relatively small, they contain an internationally-aclaimed collection of plants and three iconic Glasshouses, by Turner of Dublin, which have all been restored in the recent past. There is a nice café in the Gardens, and entry is free. The Gravedigger’s Pub, over-looking a Green, is not to be missed. It got its name from the fact that there used to be a hatch in the rear wall, through which the gravediggers were served. They do nice simple pub food, and one can sit outside on sunny days. Walk back into town, and stop at either the The Botanic Bar at Harte’s Corner or the Brian Borus, typicl local bars. The Porter House, at Cross Guns Bridge, which is a micro-brewery, with nice food, is on the corner of the Royal Canal. Take a stroll east down the canal bank, and you will see swans, and moor-hens going about their business. At the next bridge, at Dorset Street look out for the lifesize bronze statue of Brendan Behan, a local author. From here is just a few minute’s stroll up Belvidere Place, with its charming stepped terraces of tall Georgian houses, to Mountjoy Square. Another favorite is the Marino Casino, in Fairview/Clontarf, an early 18th century pleasure house, built to the design of Sir William Chambers, for Lord Charlemont, purely for entertaining, also just a few miles by bus, north of the city centre. Catch the DART, the coastal commuter train, heading north, at Tara Street Station, on the South Liffey quays, at Butt Bridge, and take a short ride. You have the choice of Howth (a working fishing village) or Malahide. Howth Demesne or Howth Head, behind the village will both afford walks with great views; the Harbour has a dozen restaurants along the quay- ranging from take-out fish and chips to the very upmarket. Book an early-evening window table at Aqua, and be astonished by the sunset over the coast, looking north-west. Another favourite of mine is Deep, midway along the quay (and do watch out for the local tame and greedy Harbour Seal, who begs shamelessly from the trawler men, who tie up alongside). Malahide is a charming village, with some of the most expensive urban residential properties in the country. Good food and good shopping are to be had here. On the edge of the village you will find Malahide Castle and Demesne, open to the public, which includes a renowned private Arboretum, as Milo de Malahide, the last of his family, (who had occupied the castle continuously since Norman times, in the 10th-12th centuries) was a significant plants-man. The Castle contains the National Portrait Collection, as was as magnificent furniture and other contents. There is a smart new branch of the AVOCA Shop and Café in the Courtyard. SOUTH: South of the city you will find Rathfarnham Castle, and its Berkeley Costume and Toy Collection. Marley Park is a little further, just at the foot of the Dublin Mountains. It has wonderful parkland with easy walks, and a magnificent walled garden with a nice cafe. The No.16 bus, from O’Connell Street will leave you close by. Powerscourt is at the edge of Enniskerry, its associated estate village, at the end of the No.44 bus route, which winds its way through the south side suburbs, into Wicklow, through the Scalp, a deep and picturesque glacial valley. The 19th century gardens are fabulous, and make great use of the 'borrowed landscape' beyond. The terrace and Nepture fountain are centred on the Sugarloaf mountain, which marks the beginning of the Wicklow Mountains. The Powerscourt Waterfall, part of the same estate, is a few miles further on, and there are beautiful, way-marked, woodland and moorland walks in the hills nearby. Do be mindful; these ‘mountains’ can be deceptive- while not high, they can be treacherous, as weather conditions can change in minutes. Stick to the way-marked paths, and do keep an eye on the weather. Take the DART south to Bray and Greystones - via Dun Loughaire, Dalkey and Killiney - all interesting villages, with many cafes and restaurants. Killiney Hill, with its eighteenth century obelisk at the summit, is a short climb that results in amazing views over Dublin Bay, and down into the Wicklow Mountains beyond. There is a nice pub in in the ‘village’- ‘The Druid’s Chair’. Dalkey is a charming village with old-fashioned shops and lots of nice pubs, cafes and restaurants. The local Dalkey Castle Heritage Centre, is worth checking out, and in the summer run a theatre programme, and walking tours. Bray Esplanade is a classic Victorian seaside amenity, sturdily built from local granite - the perfect place to enjoy an ice-cream. Campo di Fiori, either the Restaurant or the Café, both near the train station and the north end of the Promenade, are particular favourites of mine. If one is feeling energetic, one could contemplate the Cliff Walk from Bray to Greystones - 4miles/6km along the rough cliff path. Lots of nice pubs for a pint of Guinness at the other end, The Hungry Pear is my favourite café, among many. The DART will take you straight back into the city. But.. make sure to do it in the morning, as by mid-day the path is in shade, and it can be windy and cold. WEST: Travelling into the rich plains of Kildare, by the No. 67 bus route, you will come to the historic village of Celbridge, just twelve miles from the city centre. Castletown House is Ireland's finest Palladian mansion, and was saved from destruction by Desmond Guinness, in the early 1960's. He purchased it from the construction company who had acquired it. They intended to demolish it, to make way for a vast suburban housing estate. The Irish Georgian Society, founded by Desmond Guinness, restored the house and furnished it with the help of many volunteers and sponsors, and opened it to the public, a heroic task for a small membership conservation society. Today, it is in State ownership, and it is the flagship Georgian heritage property of Ireland. It is beautifully presented, and the parklands are undergoing restoration. A local bus, or the commuter train from Connolly Station in Amiens Street, will take one to Maynooth, a charming University town, with another magnificent Palladian mansion, Carton House, now operating as a very upmarket hotel and golf club. Lots of companies offer day-long coach tours. Some involve very long days, i.e, Cliffs of Moher in Clare and the Giant’s Causeway on the Antrim coast. Two more local, and very worthwhile ones are either: The Boyne Valley Tour (Newgrange Neolithic ( 5000 yr old World Heritage Site) / Mellifont Cistercian ruins- (12thC.)/ Monasterboice Early Christian (6th-8thC.) The Wicklow-Glendalough Tour (Powerscourt / Wicklow Mountains National Park and Glendalough (Glen of the Two Lakes) a 6thC. Early Christian site, in beautiful wooded valley. Details of both of these trips, and others, are available in the big black folder in the apartment.
    A beautiful, historic residential square, built in 1790's, within 5-10 minutes walk of down-town city centre. Elegance and convenience combined with a bit of inner city grittiness. I have loved it all, since 1978! Mountjoy Square is situated just NE of the historic city centre, within walking distance of just about all the main city attractions. It is the most densely populated area in the entire city: 1500 people have front doors opening onto the Square. The house fronts onto a 4acre/1.5ha park, across a fairly busy street. This apartment faces the side street, so it is quieter, but you will still hear traffic.....Please bear in mind that this is NOT LEAFY SUBURBIA, but a vibrant, living city community and it's definitely gritty in places... Having said that, I have lived here, uneventfully, for nearly 38 years, and consider the trade-offs well worth it, for the excitement and convenience of having the city on my doorstep..
  • Jeg hadde et herlig og behagelig opphold her! Denne beliggenheten er også en enkel spasertur til hjertet av Dublin! Det er flere puber innen gangavstand, så du kan trygt drikke om natten. Jeg vil gjerne komme tilbake og bli her igjen. Karin gir en grundig guide til byen, og det gjorde det veldig enkelt for meg å navigere og finne ut hva jeg ville gjøre. Jeg vil foreslå at du tar med deg egne håndklær hvis du foretrekker bomullshåndklær. Karin gir håndklær, men de kan være litt skrapete for noen. Jeg valgte denne Airbnb hovedsakelig fordi den har et kjøkken og det var så lurt! Jeg pakket noen hermetikk og litt brød, og jeg var innstilt på måltider, noe som var spesielt nyttig å komme rett ut av flyet. Karin gir egg og krydder samt te, som var veldig gjennomtenkt og hjalp meg så mye! Husk å lukke skogkledde gardiner for det store vinduet, da det hjelper til med å holde leiligheten varm om natten og ikke kaste bort gass.

    Christina2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • Karins ovale leiligheter er enda lekrere enn på bildet. Mer enn det er Karin den fullførte verten. Hun vil legge igjen mat til deg i kjøleskapet, anbefalinger for spisesteder og ting å gjøre, og hun vil sjekke inn for å sikre at du har alt du trenger. Vi vil gjerne bo hos henne igjen på en fremtidig tur til Dublin!

    Francesca2020-01-14T00:00:00Z
  • Fabelaktig opphold! Vi hadde det så gøy å utforske Dublin herfra! Innsjekking var superenkelt og leiligheten hadde alt vi kunne trenge, inkludert en nydelig velkomstpakke. Flotte lokale tips inkludert et samfunn for brunsj og herr Fox til fancy middag! Vi håper å være tilbake!

    Laurence2020-01-12T00:00:00Z
  • De georgiske rommene er et veldig spesielt funn i perlen på Mountjoy Square. Under ti minutters gange fra O'Connell Street, vakkert innredede og i Karin, en herlig vert. Vi har absolutt tenkt å komme tilbake så snart som mulig.

    Livvy2020-01-05T00:00:00Z
  • Flott beliggenhet for en rask tur til de fleste alt. Vi elsket å utforske Dublin og fant oss aldri for langt fra vårt hjem for å gå tilbake. Plassen er søt og i en vakker bygning. Karin var veldig oppmerksom! Takk skal du ha!

    Vanessa2019-03-24T00:00:00Z
  • Fantastisk opphold med Karin i en fantastisk plass. Masse flotte, gjennomtenkte detaljer. Melk i kanten, sjampo og balsam i dusjen, ekstra puter på sengen. Karin er en naturlig vert, og plassen er veldig imponerende - hvor mange muligheter må du sove i en historisk bygning i et rundtrom ?! Elsket det

    Joanna2019-03-21T00:00:00Z
  • Hva en perle! De fleste besøkende til Dublin får ikke engang et glimt utover inngangsdøren til de georgianske townhomes - enn si, vær i ett. Vår leilighet var så nydelig som bildene - og så veldig behagelig. Karin ga omtenksom berøring og nyttig informasjon. Vi likte nabolaget, med en nærbutikk, kafé og kaffebar alle innenfor en blokk. Og stedet ga oss en hyggelig 20 minutters spasertur rett inn i sentrum av byen. Vårt opphold her virkelig gjort vår tur til Dublin ekstra spesiell.

    Maria2019-03-15T00:00:00Z
  • Perfekt beliggenhet. Kule bygningen

    Gary2019-03-10T00:00:00Z
  • Romtype

    Helt hjem/leilighet


    Eiendomstype

    Loft


    Plass til

    3


    Soverom

    1

    Dublin, County Dublin, Irland

    Superb city centre location within walking distance of all major tourist attractions (see below for walking times). Located just outside the noisy pub and nightlife areas and overlooking a private roof garden for a peaceful nights sleep. Upscale, spacious (80 sq.m/860 sq.ft), modern, bright & chic apartment with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a balcony. The apartment contains everything you could expect for your stay and includes tasteful designer furniture and interiors.
    Perfect location! Major attractions walking time: > The river Liffey, Smithfield Tram station, Jameson Distillery, Smithfield Square, Dublin Tourist Bus Stop - 1 minute > Christchurch Cathedral - 7 minutes > Temple Bar, Henry Street - 10 minutes > O'Connell Street & Dublin Visitor centre, Phoenix Park, Guinness Storehouse - 12 minutes > Grafton Street - 15 minutes This fantastic 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom modern apartment is ideally located in Dublin city centre within walking distance to all Dublin's major tourist attractions and 1 minute walk to Smithfield central tram station. The 2 bedrooms and living room overlook a private roof garden which ensures a low level of noise and a safe/peaceful nights sleep in the city centre yet just outside the noisy pub and nightlife areas (e.g. temple bar, along the Quays, etc). The apartment itself contains 2 spacious double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms both with shower and toilet facilities, a fully fitted modern kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, large fridge freezer, crockery, glasses, all utensils, etc.), a large living room/dining room area with floor length windows leading onto a balcony with a view of the private roof garden. We have carefully crafted detailed arrival instructions as well as a wide variety of tips/advice for the apartment, local area and Dublin city in general! We have put a lot of effort into these documents and improve them on a regular basis. Bedroom 1 - Double bed (2 persons) Bedroom 2 - Double bed (2 persons) Living room - Sofa bed (2 persons) The apartment has plenty of space for you to relax in peacefully with Dublin on your doorstep. An elevator takes you up up to our apartment and parking is available in the large public underground car park (prices vary). The apartment is professionally cleaned after every guest and freshly laundered bed sheets and towels come as standard with each booking. Both bedrooms have brand new deep fill, hotel grade mattresses and the bed sheets are 100% cotton with high thread count of minimum 200 threads per square inch. Duvets and pillows for all beds are hotel grade and a comfortable mattress topper ensures a good nights sleep.
    Smithfield is a trendy inner city area just north of the river Liffey. Some local Artisian highlights of the Smithfield complex include the Light House Cinema/Gallery, the Generator Hostel, Third Space Cafe, Oscars Bar & Restaurant and the Fresh Good Food Shop. Despite the excellent location, the area is very quiet and removed from the bustling nightlife districts of Dublin city centre. Furthermore, the area is very safe and the building is secure.
  • Fantastisk vertskap med god kommunikasjon. Ankomsten Prosedyren var godt planlagt og enkel. Arealet av eiendommen har en perfekt beliggenhet. Selve leiligheten er romslig nok, godt vedlikeholdt og veldig preken. Jeg vil absolutt anbefale til alle! Takk Liam

    Blake2016-10-01T00:00:00Z
  • Vi hadde et fantastisk opphold i Liam leilighet som nås med heis. Sentral beliggenhet og bare en kort spasertur til Temple Bar-området. Enheten ble skinnende rent, godt utstyrt og så enda bedre enn bildene. Nær restauranter og supermarked som hadde et fantastisk utvalg av ferske matvarer. Liam igjen svært detaljerte instruksjoner for enheten, og jeg har ingen nøle med å anbefale denne leiligheten til familie og venner når du besøker Dublin.

    Belinda2016-10-01T00:00:00Z
  • En stor, moderne, rene og svært fin leilighet, 20 minutters gange fra Dublin sentrum.

    Rob2016-09-26T00:00:00Z
  • Vi hadde et flott opphold på Liam sin plass! Han var veldig responsive med våre mange spørsmål, gitt oss med detaljerte instruksjoner om hjemmet, området rundt osv og stedet var svært nøyaktig beskrevet. Jeg vil anbefale hans stedet til en venn.

    Mathew2016-09-20T00:00:00Z
  • Nabolaget var perfekt Nærheten til flere restauranter og matbutikk perfekt!

    Christina2016-09-17T00:00:00Z
  • Romtype

    Helt hjem/leilighet


    Eiendomstype

    Selveierleilighet


    Plass til

    6


    Soverom

    2

    Dublin, County Dublin, Irland

    Experience authentic Georgian elegance is this large bright studio apartment, overlooking park. Accommodates two in cosy sleeping loft. Light a fire, cook dinner in the designer kitchen, and then head out to enjoy the attractions of the city.
    Come and have an authentic experience in one of Dublin's special Georgian apartments, situated on Mountjoy Square, in the heart of Dublin's North Georgian core, and just minutes from O'Connell Street. This large studio apartment is on the first floor of a beautiful redbrick townhouse, built in 1792. Both house and apartment retain all their original features, combined with modern comforts. The apartment has three full-length windows overlooking the gardens of Mountjoy Square. It has a working Georgian grey marble fireplace with a spectacular gilt over-mantle mirror. The fully equipped kitchen has a granite worktop, a gas hob, electric oven, dishwasher and microwave. The rest of the apartment is comfortably furnished with period furniture, including a square Georgian dining table and four matching chairs, a comfortable Victorian antique Chesterfield sofa, TV & DVD player along with an iPod/iPhone dock for music. there are pashminas and Kashmir hand-loomed wool wraps, for cosy evenings in front of the fire. The bedroom is upstairs and overlooks the apartment. It has a comfortable double mattress, goose down duvet and pillows, and pure cotton sheets. Read in comfort with vintage Anglepoise reading lights. Please note there is restricted headroom in the sleeping loft- 5'10-1/2", and consequently the bed is low. The bathroom has a high-pressure shower and loads of storage space. A single, contract-quality foldaway bed, or a single, memory-foam mattress, and extra linens are available for a third guest. Please see photos. A surcharge of €10, to cover the cost of the extra laundry, applies for the use of the apartment as a twin. This will be collected in cash upon arrival. • You will receive a welcome pack of the basics- quality tea, coffee, home-made granola and preserves, fruit, yoghurt, juice, milk and free-range eggs. • 100% cotton bed linen and towels are provided • Local tourist information and guide books available • Free wi-fi • Large flat-screen TV and DVD player, with selection of Irish themed DVD's • IPod/Iphone dock for music and charging • Library of Irish-themed books • Playing cards and board games • Hair dryer • Fuel, at cost price, is available for the fire, if required. • Washing machine and dryer are available in the building- €10:00 charge CHECK-IN IS FROM 3pm, and CHECK-OUT IS BY 11am, please. We are happy to take in your luggage earlier. Please let us have your flight/arrival details, so that we can plan our day around being here to greet you. The house is perfectly located for exploring the city; all of the city's cultural institutions are within walking distance and the transport connections are excellent. Airport bus (41) passes door, 8 min. walk to LUAS Red line, DART, (Connolly and Tara) and city busses. Dublin Bikes stand opposite house. KARIN'S GUIDE TO THE CITY LOCAL GROCERY SHOPPING, SERVICES AND BREAKFAST OPTIONS In general, shopping hours are 9.30-6pm, with late-night shopping till 8pm on Thursdays. Sunday opening is from noon. BREAKFAST The Kingfisher Café, a Dublin institution, on the corner of Parnell Square and Parnell Street West is great for a 'Full Irish Breakfast', and numerous variations, including porridge. Everything is cooked to order and the sraff are professional and friendly. Breakfast served 9am-12:30, 7 days a week. Later in the day they have excellent fish and chips. Koffee and Kale, on the corner of Hill Street and Gardiner Place, two blocks away has great coffee and pastries, and soup/salad/sandwiches at lunchtime. LOCAL GROCERY SHOPPING Tops in Pops, just down the street to the right, for fresh local produce and basic groceries, 8.30am to 6pm Monday to Saturday. They are a fourth-generation local business, who have been trading on the site since 1931. The Londis corner store next door opens 8am to 10pm, but charge for privilege. There is an ATM machine at the back, right hand side of the store. Dunne's Stores, is the indigenous supermarket and department store chain, and has branches in every sizeable town throughout the country. There are two local branches. In North Earl Street, opposite O’Connell Street’s Spire, the Off-Licence (liquor store) is in a separate premises, a few doors apart - look for the James Joyce statue. You will find a bigger branch in the ILAC Shopping Centre, flanked by Henry Street, Moore Street and Parnell Street West . There is Metro Tesco on Parnell Street West, just past the Rotunda Hospital. A main branch is to be found in the basement of the Jervis Centre, off Henry Street. Carney’s Butchers, is another multi-generational local family business, which prides itself on the quality of its meat. In keeping with local tradition, they sell fresh fish on Friday’s. F.X. Buckley’s Butchers have two local branches; Moore Street and Talbot Street. This is a very old Dublin business and they have everything; free-range pork, beef and lamb from their own herds, poultry, game in season and fish, and, in the Moore Street branch, a deli counter for cooked meats next door. They are very obliging, and the lads have a great line in smart (sassy) chat. PHARMACIES Foley's Pharmacy on Parnell Street East is a 100+ year-old family business; they are very helpful. Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 9am 6pm. Michael recently (May 2017) won the National 'Community Pharmacist of the Year' award, and a nicer, kinder, or more helpful man you will never meet.... There is a late-night pharmacy, Hickey’s at 55 Lower O’Connell Street, (west side, within the block closest to the river). Opening hours: 8am -10pm M-F, 8.30am-10pm Saturday. 10am 10pm Sunday. Web: (EMAIL HIDDEN) POST OFFICES Nearest Post Office is Parnell Street East, at corner of Marlborough Street, but much nicer is the GPO, O’Connell Street. 1828 façade, but badly damaged in the 1916 Rising, and largely rebuilt in 1928. The main hall is beautiful, with its entire original, 1928, fittings intact. It also contains the iconic statue, by Oliver Shepherd, The Dying Cuchullin. You will find a booklet with postal rates in the black folder. BANKS Allied Irish Bank has a branch on O’Connell Street, at the SW junction with Parnell Street, opposite the Rotunda Hospital. ATM in the wall. Bank of Ireland has a branch at Lower O’Connell Street, on the east side of the street, between Middle Abbey Street and Ashton Quay. ATM inside, opens MEDICAL AND DENTAL PRACTICES Mountjoy Medical Practice, Dr. Gerry Roebuck, Dr. Holly Porter (female) Dr. Colm Killeen. 2-3 Baker’s Yard, Portland Street North. Tel (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN). Opening hours 9-1.30 and 3.30-5.30. You can just drop in. €50 per visit. (Five blocks away, going North East) Frederick Dental Clinic, North Frederick Street. The dentist is happy to see people on an emergency basis. Call for appointment. Tel:(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) blocks away, going West) NORTHSIDE LOCAL RESTAURANTS: 'The Cobalt Cafe', in a beautiful Georgian house on North Great Georges Street, which doubles as a gallery, is great for lunch. Parnell Street, Dublin's emerging 'Chinatown' is just a half a block to the south. Newly opened, on Parnell Square West is 'Mr Fox', serving modern Irish food in a smart and comfortable setting, by the same team who operate Dublin's much lauded 'The Pig's Ear' on Nassau Street, overlooking the Trinity College playing fields.. '147 Cafe' at 147, Parnell Street East, opp the Marlborough Street junction, serve good Illy coffee, and great sandwiches, daytime hours. Nearer the river, 'Le Bon Crubeen' (crubeen=pig's trotter- it's a modern Franco-Irish restaurant) is on Talbot Street, as is the venerable and immensely popular 'Talbot 101'. It is packed to the gunnels with locals between 5.54 and 7.15, enjoying their pre-theatre supper before the Abbey curtains rise at 7.30, when they relinquish their seats for the rest of us! On the riverfront, I love Panem, facing the Millennium Bridge, for a quick coffee and a delicious Sicilian almond biscuit, baked on the premises. A few doors down, you'll find a cluster of Italian bars, cafes and restaurants serving good quality food. Half a block to the east is the trendy 'Winding Stairs' restaurant, with its book-lined walls (relics of a former second-hand bookshop-cum-cafe of the same name); The woollen Mills on the corner of Liffey street does great casual food, including excellent brunch. Back on Capel Street, locals rave about Brother Hubbard, and the Soup Dragon, for lunch. Blas cafe in the Chocolate Factory, on Kings Inn Street, off Parnell Street West has an interesting, casual menu, in a bright, spacious and funky former factory (daytime). LOCAL PUBS include the 'Hill 16' just opposite the house, on Gardiner Street - very popular with the GAA crowd on match days (the Gaelic Athletic Association Stadium, Croke Park, is just 3 blocks to the east), they pull a superb 'pint'. ‘The Heritage Parnell’, on Parnell Street West, just around the corner from O’Connell Street, does 'pub grub'. 'The Flowing Tide', on the corner of Marlborough Street, opposite the Abbey Theatre, is one of my favorites - after the curtain goes down in the Abbey, half the cast are likely to be at the bar. A few doors closer to O’Connell Street is Mulligan’s, another very nice pub, dating from the Edwardian era. 'The Church' on Mary Street, in a converted 1720's church, is another fine place for a drink; the former owner won many accolades for the high quality of the restoration. Capel Street has many typical local pubs, which have the added benefit of serving a largely local population. They include 'O’Neill’s' and 'Slattery's which is good for music. 'The Black Sheep' has the local craft beers covered, and does good bar food, (as does its sister pub, ‘The Brew Dock’, on Store Street, at the bottom of Gardiner Street. The north side traditional music 'musician’s' bar is 'The Cobblestone', at the top of Smithfield, and is suitably grungy. DEPARTMENT STORES AND FASHION Henry Street, off O’Connell Street, at the SPIRE, is the premier shopping street on the north side of the river. Here you will find Arnott’s the local department store, which highlights Irish fashion and design, throughout the store, and has several nice cafes. Henry Street also contains large branches of Debenhams and Marks&Spencers, as well as branches of most of the high street fashion chains. There are two large shopping centres, the Jervis, with a large branch of Tesco’s in the Basement, and the ILAC, which has a Dunne's Department Store, with a Food Hall in the basement. (You can shop for fresh produce on adjacent Moore Street, Dublin's oldest street market, now also home to a thriving cluster of ethnic food markets and restaurants.) NORTHSIDE CULTURAL ATTRACTIONS The North side of Parnell Square is home to the city's Hugh Lane Gallery of Modern Art; we share a significant collection of Impressionist painting with the Tate Gallery in London, part of the Hugh Lane Bequest, which is rotated in seven-year cycles. (The cafe, overlooking an interior garden, is called 'Hatch'; the original is in the basement of the 'Little Museum of Dublin' on St. Stevens Green). Next door is the Writer's Centre, and next door again, is the Writer's Museum, with a Michelin-starred restaurant in the basement, the amazing Chapter One. Down on the East side of Parnell Square is the beautiful jewel-box that is the Gate Theatre - part of the 18th-century entertainment complex established by the entrepreneurial Dr. Bartholomew, to help support his new Rotunda Maternity Hospital (the oldest purpose-built such hospital in the world, and still delivering babies on a daily basis, 270 years later (9000 in 2012). You could be seated in either the Abbey or Gate Theatres within 10 minutes of leaving the house, and the James Joyce Cultural Centre is even closer, on North Great Georges Street (don't forget to check out the Cobalt Cafe, opposite). Hop on the Luas Red Line, going west, in Abbey Street, halfway between Mountjoy Square and the river, and alight ‘Museum’ stop. The National Museum, Collins Barracks, housed in an old military barracks, dating from 1702, contains the Decorative Arts Collections, (basically, everything post 1700). Descend at the next stop, ‘Heuston’ for IMMA, Ireland's National Museum of Modern Art, housed in the old Kilmainham Hospital, built in the1660’s. It pre-dates its more famous sibling, the Chelsea Hospital, in London by several years. Not to be missed is the Old Jameson Distillery, in Smithfield. Jameson was distilled here until 1971, when three historic distilleries amalgamated, and centralized distilling in Midleton, Co. Cork. The Museum is very well presented; one is guided around the distilling floor, among the huge old pot stills before retiring to the Bar to sample the goods. Nearby is one of the oldest churches in Dublin, St.Michan’s, on Church Street, dating from the mid-11thC. There are several mummified bodies in the basement, thought to be Crusaders. When I was a child, one was allowed to shake their hands….. SOUTHSIDE In the south city centre, the RESTAURANT HUB is in the pedestrian streets to either side of Grafton Street, and in Temple Bar. Particular favourites of mine include: * The Pig's Ear, Nassau Street * Nede, Temple Bar Square * Eden Bar and Grill, South William Street * The Green Hen, Wicklow Street * Fallon and Byrne, Exchequer Street, basement wine-bar, full service restaurant first- floor, and coffee bar within the food-hall on the ground floor. * Fade Street Social, Fade Street, tapas bar and full-service restaurant. * The Rustic Stone, Exchequer Street, upmarket, sophisticated and healthy ‘fast food’. * Cornucopia, Wicklow Street- vegetarian café day, full service by evening. * The Port House, South William Street, wine bar and tapas. * Stanley's, St. Andrew Street, off Wicklow Street- wine bar and full service * Pinxto, Crowe Street, Temple Bar, as above, same management. * Cleaver East, Clarence Hotel - chef Oliver Dunne had a Michelin star in the parent restaurant, Bon Appetit, Malahide village, until he decided to hand it back and get a life Southside city-centre TRADITIONAL PUBS we like are: * Mulligan's, Poolbeg Street * Neary's, Chatham Street * Grogan’s, South William Street * International Bar, Wicklow Street * O'Neill's, Suffolk Street * The Dawson Lounge, Dawson Street * The Stag's Head, Connaught Court * The Long Hall, South Great Georges Street * Doheny and Nesbitt’s, Merrion Row * Kehoe’s, South Anne Street * The Duke, Duke Street Fronting the river, TEMPLE BAR, with its vibrant mix of independent shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs, markets and cultural institutions occupies an area three blocks deep and ten blocks long. At the western end, look out for the two branches of the Queen of Tarts- a wonderful tea shop that offers really good home baking and teas and coffees, all served on mismatched antique china (Lord Edward Street and Cow's Lane). Piglet Wine Bar, on the same pedestrian street had a lovely wine selection and great tapas, at good prices. TEMPLE BAR FARMERS MARKET, is held every Saturday in Meeting House Square, 9-4.30, now has a smart new tensile roof for wet days, and is a good place to rub shoulders with the locals, whilst sampling local food culture. Don’t miss the Oyster Stall, , or David Llewyllan’s fantastic ‘Double L’ local cider- 100% apple (not even water), and the two local cheese stalls, among others. Don’t’ forget to check out the overflow stalls on Curved Street, where Rossa Crowe’s fantastic bread is on offer- Rossa took himself off to France for two years to train, and now produces slow fermented breads, made with the very best organic flours. SOUTHSIDE CULTURAL ATTRACTIONS TRINITY COLLEGE is a good orientation point; from here it is easy to find the mediaeval core, the cultural/political hub of the country around Kildare Street, and the Grafton Street fashion hub. The campus occupies a 40-acre (16ha.) site, and is over 400 years old, though what one sees today are mainly beautiful eighteenth-century buildings. It is worth a wander around, after a visit to spectacular Long Library, to see the Book of Kells and other illustrated Celtic manuscripts. From Front Gate, look south to Grafton Street or west up College Green and Dame Street, which lead to the mediaeval core. At the brow of the hill you will find: * Dublin Castle (visit the State Apartments, the Chester Beatty Library and the lovely garden in front (which is actually the helicopter-landing pad for the Castle). * The City Hall with its 'Museum of the Capital' in the basement is worth a look- the Hall is free, and there is a nominal charge for the Museum. * Christchurch Cathedral * Dublinia-in the Christchurch Chapterhouse (Viking Exhibition). * Old Saint Audeon's Church, built almost into the city wall. * St Patrick's Cathedral, and historic park beside. * Marshe's Library-the oldest public library in these islands, 1701. * Francis Street- the Antiques Quarter. * Thomas Street/Meath Street, for a touch of 'Old Dublin'. * The Guinness Storehouse. * Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, (IMMA) Ireland's National Gallery of Modern Art, with its wonderful, recently restored formal garden. KILMINHAM GAOL is worth a visit, and tells the story of Irish Nationalism. It can be reached via the grounds of IMMA, passing Bully’s Acre, and old graveyard, where Brian Boru was reputedly rested on his way to his final burial place in Armagh. Alternatively, exit onto Nassau Street, with its cluster of high-quality shops showcasing the best of Irish crafts - fashion, knitwear, weaving, glassware, ceramics and contemporary jewellery - the Kilkenny Shop has a great cafe upstairs, with views over College Park. The Pig's Ear restaurant is one of my all-time favourites. Continue along the College Park railings till you reach Kildare Street, the cultural-institutional hub of the country. All of our national cultural institutions have free admission. Here you will find the National Library, and the National Museum, facing each other over the forecourt of Leinster House, home to the Oireachtas, our National Parliament. The National Library has a lovely exhibit on the poet, W.B. Yeats, and the Treasury, in the National Museum houses both the Bronze Age and Early Christian collections. On the opposite side of the block, on Merrion Street/Merrion Square, you will find the National Gallery, and the Natural History Museum (known to Dubliner's of my father's generation, as 'The Dead Zoo’. This is a very refreshing look to the past, with absolutely no interpretation, and nothing, not even a postcard, to buy). The National Gallery is almost through a four-year renovation programme; in the meantime, the Millennium Wing, on Clare Street, has a ‘highlights of’ exhibition, and the Café and Gift Shop are also accessed via the Clare Street Entrance. GETTING AROUND Two operators offer Hop-On/Hop-Off tours: (URL HIDDEN) (URL HIDDEN) They both offer a 2-day ticket, and cost roughly the same price - check them out online before you make up your mind. One can buy an integrated LEAP card in most newsagents, at train stations, and in the Dublin Bus Head Office at 42 O’Connell Street (on the west side of the street, just north of the Spire). This can be used on the LUAS, DART, some suburban mainline trains, and on Dublin Bus routes. There is also a 3-day tourist pass, the Freedom Ticket, which provides good value. €28 will give you 72 hours transport, starting at the Airport; Airlink from the airport, the Hop-On-Hop –Off tourist bus and all local bus routes. Web: (URL HIDDEN) •The DART, the local electric commuter train, runs north/south along the coast. The north-side city centre station is Connolly, on Amiens Street, facing Talbot Street, but I usually suggest people use Tara Street, as Connolly is also a mainline station, and is very big, and a bit confusing. Tara is purely a commuter station, and is about the same distance. It is on George’s Quay, just south of the Custom House. The other south-side city centre station is Pearse, on Westland Row, at the south end of the Trinity campus. •The LUAS Red Line runs east-west through the north side of the city, as far east as the docks, and serves both Connolly and Heuston mainline stations. The nearest stop to Mountjoy Square is Abbey, on Middle Abbey Street, opposite the Abbey Theatre. The LUAS Green Line serves the south suburbs; Ranelagh, Dundrum, Leopardstown Racecourse, and on out to Cherrywood, on the county boundary with Wicklow. •Main cross-city bus routes run north-south through O’Connell Street. The No.7 terminates on Mountjoy Square North, and there is a ‘shopper’s fare’ of 50c, to Grafton Street- alight at Trinity. On the return journey it skirts the Trinity campus and comes along Pearse, to the east of the campus - catch it on Clare Street, at the Millennium wing of the National Gallery. •DUBLIN BIKES are free to use for the first half hour, and have a stand on Mountjoy Square West, but one needs to go to the Princes Street stand (to the right hand side of the General Post Office (GPO)), to purchase a short term card. It costs €2, and is only available to credit card holders. SHOPPING WITH A DIFFERENCE Those interested in the local fashion, art and design scene should look out for the following addresses (in no particular order): •Designist, South Great George's Street (stock chosen for good design) •Irish Design Store, Drury Street •Article, Powerscourt Townhouse Centre (housewares) •Irish Designer Store, Top floor Powerscourt Townhouse Centre •Cow's Lane Gallery, Temple Bar (artist’s collective) •The Jam Factory, Nicholas Street (artist’s collective) •Avoca, Suffolk Street •Kilkenny Shop, Nassau Street •Designyard, South Frederick Street (jewellery) •Louise Kennedy, couturier, Merrion Square, and Tipperary Crystal •Gallery Zozimus, Francis Street (art gallery and carefully chosen crafts) •Graphic Studio Gallery, Temple Bar (artist-printmaker’s gallery) •Malthouse Design Centre and Shop, Distillery Court, 537 North Circular •Magee's of Donegal, Wicklow Street, and, •Kevin and Howlin, Nassau Street have hand-woven tweeds covered. •Dubarry's, College Green produce wonderful, country-style outerwear, including the most perfect alternative to sweaty, waterproof Wellington boots… •Monaghan's, Hibernian Way, the House of Ireland on Nassau Street and the Sweater Shops on Wicklow Street and Nassau Street has the best selections of traditional knitwear. Monaghan's specialise in cashmere. •The Cloth Shop, St. William Street, for interesting designer fabric, including a good selection of Irish Linen, and Liberty of London INDEPENDENT BOOKSHOPS and MUSIC STORES Eason’s, O’Connell Street, is a Dublin institution for over 100 years. It encompasses a large stationery department, a branch of Tower Records on the top floor, academic books in the basement, a nice café and two floors of general books. It is a good place to browse books of Irish interest, and they have a really good Information Desk. Chapters, Parnell Street West is my ‘local’. John Gannon is one of the best booksellers in the business, and his staff are hand-picked enthusiastic bibliophiles, one and all. Stock is a mixture of the latest releases, and carefully chosen remaindered books. Their ordering service is superlative, and they ALWAYS know exactly what one is talking about, even with just the vaguest, half-remembered clues from a newspaper review. Very strong on contemporary fiction, natural history, non-fiction and books of Irish interest. Extensive second-hand section upstairs. The Secret Bookstore, Wicklow Street is another favourite. It’s tucked away down a passage, near the L’Occitane shop and often throws up gems among its large second-hand stock. An eclectic music store occupies the rear of the shop. Cathach Rare Books, Duke Street, specializes in Irish first editions, and have an interesting selection of Irish maps and prints. Stokes Books is another interesting antiquarian/secondhand shop, specializing in books of Irish interest. You’ll find it in Georges Street Arcade. Claddagh Records, Cecelia Street, Temple Bar, is primarily a music publisher, but they have a retail outlet in Temple Bar, which is the oldest independent music shop in Dublin, and specializes in traditional Irish music, with some interesting World Music additions. PLACES OF WORSHIP: Roman Catholic: Many Catholic churches have Mass on Saturday evening, in addition to morning Masses. •St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church, Upper Gardiner Street. Gospel Mass, 7.30pm Sundays, September to mid June. •St. Mary's Metropolitan Church - the Pro-Cathedral, Marlborough. Sung Mass, 11am, Sundays, with the Palestrina Choir. •St. Joseph’s Church, Berkeley Road, Dublin 7. •St. Teresa’s Church, Clarendon Street Church, choir sings at 11 o’clock Mass, Sunday’s •St. Peter’s Church, Phibsborough, Dublin 7, has wonderful Harry Clarke ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)) stained glass windows. •Whitefriars Street Church, Aungier Street, church has relics of St. Valentine. Church of Ireland: •Christchurch Cathedral, Christchurch Place, sung Services Sundays, •St. Patrick's Cathedral, Nicholas Street, sung Services Sundays. •St. Anne’s Church, Dawson Street, Dublin 2 Jewish: Dublin Hebrew Congregation (URL HIDDEN) Daily services in Synagogue at 32a Rathfarnham Road, Public Transport: Buses: (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN). Get off at Terenure Cross (road). Walk up Rathfarnham Road, pass AIB Bank and one row of terraced houses; shul is next building, with wooden/metal security gates. Across the street is a shop called Window Fashions. Dublin Jewish Progressive Congregation (DJPC) Website: (URL HIDDEN) Email: (EMAIL HIDDEN) Postal: PO Box 3059, Dublin 6 President: Mrs. Hilary Abrahamson Muslim: Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland (ICCI) 19 Roebuck Road, Clonskeagh, Dublin 14, Tel: (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) Islamic Foundation of Ireland (IFI) 163 South Circular Road, Dublin 8. Tel: +(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) Anwar-up-Madina Moore Street, Dublin 1. SHORT TRIPS OUTSIDE THE CITY BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT NORTH: Catch the No.46A bus, (heading north on O'Connell Street to the Phoenix Park- the largest enclosed urban park in the world, 1750 acres behind a seven-mile-long stone wall. Ashtown Castle Interpretive Centre, with its wonderful walled garden and café is a good place to orient oneself. From here, on Saturdays, it is possible to visit Aras an Uachtarian, the official residence of our President. One can also visit Farmliegh, the Official State Guesthouse, a former Guinness mansion. Among it’s attractions are an art gallery, café, occasional free concerts, and regular weekend Farmer’s Markets. The Park also houses the Dublin Zoo, (1827, the second-oldest Zoo in the world, after London’s Regent Park Zoo). Several herd of Fallow Deer roam at liberty. Many sports are catered for; there is Polo ground, a cricket club, and lots soccer pitches. The Duke of Wellington is commemorated by a marvellous Sobelisk, and the Forty Acres affords superb views over the city, with the Royal Hospital and Guinness Brewery in the foreground, along the south side of the River Liffey. Phoenix Park can also be reached via the LUAS Red Line, direction Tallagh, heading west. Alight at 'Museum' and take a detour into the National Museum-Collins Barracks, which houses the Decorative Arts, post-1700, wonderful collections of silver, furniture, glass and other artifacts. Just up the road, in Glasnevin, there are three worthwhile attractions: Glasnevin Cemetary, was founded by Daniel O’Connell as one of his first initiatives, post Catholic Emancipation in 1829, to provide a dignified place for Catholic burial. The Glasnevin Museum is new, and has superlative displays of Nationalist history. They also have a very good Geneology Department. The National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, date from the end of 18thC. Though relatively small, they contain an internationally-aclaimed collection of plants and three iconic Glasshouses, by Turner of Dublin, which have all been restored in the recent past. There is a nice café in the Gardens, and entry is free. The Gravedigger’s Pub, over-looking a Green, is not to be missed. It acquired its name from the fact that there used to be a hatch in the rear wall, through which the gravediggers were served. They do nice simple pub food, and one can sit outside on sunny days. Walk back into town, and stop at either the The Botanic Bar at Harte’s Corner or the Brian Boru, typicl local bars. The Whitworth, at Cross Guns Bridge, with nice food, is on the corner of the Royal Canal. Take a stroll east down the canal bank, and you will see swans, and moor-hens going about their business. At the next bridge, at Dorset Street, look out for the lifesize bronze statue of Brendan Behan, a local author. From here is just a few minute’s stroll up Belvidere Place, with its charming stepped terraces of tall Georgian houses, to Mountjoy Square. Another favourite is the Marino Casino, in Fairview/Clontarf, an early 18th century pleasure house, built to the design of Sir William Chambers, for Lord Charlemont, purely for entertaining, also just a few miles by bus, north of the city centre. Catch the DART, the coastal commuter train, heading north, at Tara Street Station, on the South Liffey quays, at Butt Bridge, and take a short ride. You have the choice of Howth (a working fishing village) or Malahide. Howth Demesne or Howth Head, behind the village will both afford walks with great views; the Harbour has a dozen restaurants along the quay- ranging from take-out fish and chips to the very upmarket. Book an early-evening window table at Aqua, and be astonished by the sunset over the coast, looking north-west. Another favourite of mine is Deep, midway along the quay (and do watch out for the local tame and greedy Harbour Seal, who begs shamelessly from the trawler men, who tie up alongside). Malahide is a charming village, with some of the most expensive urban residential properties in the country. Good food and good shopping are to be had here. On the edge of the village you will find Malahide Castle and Demesne, open to the public, which includes a renowned private Arboretum, as Milo de Malahide, the last of his family, (who had occupied the castle continuously since Norman times, in the 10th-12th centuries) was a significant plants-man. The Castle contains the National Portrait Collection, as was as magnificent furniture and other contents. There is a smart new branch of the AVOCA Shop and Café in the Courtyard. Oliver Dunne's restaurant, Bon Appetit, on St. James Terrace, has superb food in elegant, relaxed surroundings.(This restaurant had a Michelin star for years, but the chef/patron decided to return it, and simplify his life - a case of 'been there-done that'.) SOUTH: South of the city you will find Rathfarnham Castle, and its Berkeley Costume and Toy Collection (No. 16 bus). Marley Park is a little further, just at the foot of the Dublin Mountains. It has wonderful parkland with easy walks, and a magnificent walled garden with a nice cafe. The No.16 bus, from O’Connell Street will leave you close by. Powerscourt is at the edge of Enniskerry, its associated estate village, at the end of the No.44 bus route, which winds its way through the south side suburbs, into Wicklow, through the Scalp, a deep and picturesque glacial valley. The 19th century gardens are fabulous, and make great use of the 'borrowed landscape' beyond. The terrace and Nepture fountain are centred on the Sugarloaf mountain, which marks the beginning of the Wicklow Mountains. The Powerscourt Waterfall, part of the same estate, is a few miles further on, and there are beautiful, way-marked, woodland and moorland walks in the hills nearby. Do be mindful; these ‘mountains’ can be deceptive- while not high, they can be treacherous, as weather conditions can change in minutes. Stick to the way-marked paths, and do keep an eye on the weather. Take the DART south to Bray and Greystones - via Dun Loughaire, Dalkey and Killiney - all interesting villages, with many cafes and restaurants. Killiney Hill, with its eighteenth century obelisk at the summit, is a short climb that results in amazing views over Dublin Bay, and down into the Wicklow Mountains beyond. There is a nice pub in in the ‘village’- ‘The Druid’s Chair’. Dalkey is a charming village with old-fashioned shops and lots of nice pubs, cafes and restaurants. The local Dalkey Castle Heritage Centre, is worth checking out, and in the summer run a theatre programme, and walking tours. Bray Esplanade is a classic Victorian seaside amenity, sturdily built from local granite - the perfect place to enjoy an ice-cream. Campo di Fiori, either the Restaurant or the Café, both near the train station and the north end of the Promenade, are particular favourites of mine. If one is feeling energetic, one could contemplate the Cliff Walk from Bray to Greystones - 4miles/6km along the rough cliff path. Lots of nice pubs for a pint of Guinness at the other end, The Hungry Pear is my favourite café, among many. The DART will take you straight back into the city. But.. make sure to do it in the morning, as by mid-day the path is in shade, and it can be windy and cold. WEST: Travelling into the rich plains of Kildare, by the No. 67 bus route, you will come to the historic village of Celbridge, just twelve miles from the city centre. Castletown House is Ireland's finest Palladian mansion, and was saved from destruction by Desmond Guinness, in the early 1960's. He purchased it from the construction company who had acquired it. They intended to demolish it, to make way for a vast suburban housing estate. The Irish Georgian Society, founded by Desmond Guinness, restored the house and furnished it with the help of many volunteers and sponsors, and opened it to the public, a heroic task for a small membership conservation society. Today, it is in State ownership, and it is the flagship Georgian heritage property of Ireland. It is beautifully presented, and the parklands are undergoing restoration. A local bus, or the commuter train from Connolly Station in Amiens Street, will take one to Maynooth, a charming University town, with another magnificent Palladian mansion, Carton House, now operating as a very upmarket hotel and golf club. Lots of companies offer day-long coach tours. Some involve very long days, i.e, Cliffs of Moher in Clare and the Giant’s Causeway on the Antrim coast. Two more local, and very worthwhile ones are either: The Boyne Valley Tour (Newgrange Neolithic ( 5000 yr old World Heritage Site) / Mellifont Cistercian ruins- (12thC.)/ Monasterboice Early Christian (6th-8thC.) The Wicklow-Glendalough Tour (Powerscourt / Wicklow Mountains National Park and Glendalough (Glen of the Two Lakes) a 6thC. Early Christian site, in beautiful wooded valley. Details of both of these trips, and others, are available in the big black folder in the apartment.
    A beautiful, historic residential square, built in 1790's, within 5-10 minutes walk of the city centre. Elegance and convenience combined with a bit of inner city grittiness. I have loved it all, since 1978!
  • En flott plass. Sterkt anbefalt.

    Jake2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • Dette stedet er fantastisk. Det er i et georgiansk hjem med mange av de opprinnelige funksjonene. Det er en kort spasertur til O'Connell Street og alt som ligger sentralt i Dublin. Det kan være litt av gate støy til tider, men det gjorde ikke bry meg. Karin og alle mine verter i Irland var svært vennlige og hjelpsomme og virkelig bidratt til å gjøre min tur til Irland spektakulære.

    Kyrbir Robert2019-03-30T00:00:00Z
  • Veldig hyggelig og nær sentrum av byen. Likte hvert sekund!

    Evan2019-03-19T00:00:00Z
  • Karin var en ekstremt snill og hjelpsom vert, noe som gir oss tonnevis med informasjon og tips for oppholdet, og forlater oss god frokost og fasiliteter og gir en vakker georgiansk leilighet som forbedret oppholdet i Dublin. Ville definitivt tilbake og vil også anbefale til venner som besøker området.

    Sam2019-02-25T00:00:00Z
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    Dublin, County Dublin, Irland

    Fantastic Apartment in the heart of the city with river views. Refurbished by award winning A2 architects, this unique space offers modern, bright open plan accommodation with amazing views of the Ha'penny Bridge, one of Dublin most famous landmarks.
    Fantastic Apartment in the heart of the city with river views. Refurbished by award winning A2 architects, this unique space offers modern, bright open plan accommodation with amazing views of the Ha'penny Bridge, one of Dublin most famous landmarks. Recently renovated by award winning A2 Architects, my 2nd floor, open plan studio apartment offers the perfect location to stay in Dublin. Situated right beside the symbol of Dublin, the Ha’penny Bridge, you are in the beating heart of the city. Everything is within walking distance, with Temple Bar and Trinity College for example just across the bridge and most other major sights a few minutes away . The airport bus is only 100 metres away, not to mention all the bars and restaurants just outside the door. Experiencing the true essence of Dublin couldn’t be any easier. Previously a 66-metres (710 sq ft) two-bedroom apartment, it was renovated to an open plan, creating a large space that allows full access to natural light. From the window overlooking the river Liffey, you get a great view of the sunset and the feeling of the city passing you by. It’s deceptively easy to just sit at the window and watch as people cross the Ha’penny bridge. I have Wi-fi, a great bathroom and fully functioning kitchen including a Nespresso coffee machine. Dublin is a conveniently compact city and my apartment is nestled right in the centre of it all, allowing for a hassle free, thoroughly enjoyable place to experience it to the full. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Location cannot be better. You are overlooking the River Liffey and directly above the beautiful Ha'penny Bridge. Cross the bridge and you are in Temple Bar with its numerous bars, restaurants, vintage clothes shops, Project Arts Centre, Gallery of Photography, Irish Film Institute and many other attractions. Dublin two main pedestrian shopping streets, Grafton and Henry St are about 5 minutes away. Trinity College with its famous Library is 3 minutes walk. The Aircoach bus from the airport drops you 5 minutes away. The LUAS tram stops in Jervis St 2 minutes away but the apartment is so central you probably won't be using public transport at all. I personally wouldn't recommend car hire as a lot of the streets are one way and it can be tricky to drive around if you are not familiar with the city. Notes: -The sofa bed in the pictures is BoConcept Melo 6070 Double Sofa with reclining and sleeping function. Size as double bed is 173cm wide x 197cm long so suitable for one or two people but not as comfortable as a bed. -The Bed is King Size (150 x 200cm) and has a memory foam mattress
    Location cannot be better. You are overlooking the River Liffey and directly above the beautiful Ha'penny Bridge. Cross the bridge and you are in Temple Bar with its numerous bars, restaurants, vintage clothes shops, Project Arts Centre, Gallery of Photography, Irish Film Institute and many other attractions. Dublin two main pedestrian shopping streets, Grafton and Henry St are about 5 minutes away. Trinity College with its famous Library is 3 minutes walk. Dublin is experiencing a Renaissance after a long recession and every week a new exciting restaurant, cultural space or play is opening. It is a great time to be visiting!
  • Fantastisk sentral beliggenhet og stilig plass. Ville definitivt opphold her igjen!

    Mike2019-06-08T00:00:00Z
  • Jeg bestilte leiligheten fordi vi skulle til en konsert. Jeg kom ikke til å bli der til slutt fordi jeg måtte jobbe, men broren min likte det. Han sa Dardo var hyggelige og vennlige, og innkvarteringen var rent og ryddig, med nydelig utsikt.

    Amanda2019-06-07T00:00:00Z
  • Plasseringen er perfekt! Tvers over ha'penny broen fra Temple Bar med flott utsikt! Dardo plass er trendy og ren. Et stort tilbud av reisebøker å lese og de grunnleggende fasilitetene man måtte trenge. Kommunikasjonen var rask og vennlig. Vi bodde hos våre barn og de var komfortable på futon sovesofa. Jeg anbefaler på det sterkeste å bo her for din tid i Dublin!

    Karen2019-06-06T00:00:00Z
  • Vår første stopp i Irland var fantastisk. Dardo leilighet hadde alt man trengte. Vår familie av 3 var veldig komfortabel. Plassering kan ikke slå! Vakre utsikter!!! Veldig ren! Lokale forslag var fantastisk! Praktisk for å gå overalt og rett på busslinjen. Vi likte spesielt The Merchants Arch, rett over elva. Levende musikk og morsom atmosfære. Takk for at du gjorde vår første tur til Irland så innbydende!

    Mary2019-06-02T00:00:00Z
  • Dardo er en ekspert vert, hans leilighet og gjestfrihet er overlegen. Hvis du er ute etter en urban atmosfære i sentrum av Dublin med alle fasiliteter, er dette ditt sted. Dardo var utmerket på å kommunisere og gitt alt vi kunne spørre og mer.

    Sandi2019-05-29T00:00:00Z
  • Dardo var en fantastisk vert. Veldig høflig og hans sted var en perfekt base for å utforske Irland

    Ronnie2019-05-28T00:00:00Z
  • Dette stedet var elegant og i det perfekte stedet i Dublin. Nær Temple Bar, men uten å føle at du er i et turistområde. Vil bli igjen neste gang jeg er i Dublin!

    Alexandra2019-04-25T00:00:00Z
  • Stor vert og plassering.

    Ethan2019-04-04T00:00:00Z
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    Dublin, Dublin, Irland

    Superb city centre location within walking distance of all major tourist attractions (see below for times). Located just outside the noisy pub and nightlife areas and overlooking a private roof garden for a peaceful nights sleep. Elegant, designer and upscale apartment with 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and a balcony. The apartment contains everything you could expect for your stay and includes tasteful designer furniture and interiors. The space and high quality interiors are kept immaculately clean.
    This fantastic 1 bedroom modern apartment is ideally located in Dublin city centre within walking distance to all Dublin's major tourist attractions and 1 minute walk to Smithfield central tram station. The bedroom and living room overlook a private roof garden which ensures a low level of noise and a safe/peaceful nights sleep just outside the noisy pub and nightlife areas (e.g. temple bar, along the Quays, etc). The apartment itself contains 1 spacious double bedroom, 1 bathroom with shower and toilet facilities, a fully fitted modern kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, large fridge freezer, crockery, glasses, all utensils, etc.), a large living room/dining room area with floor length windows leading onto a balcony with a view of the private roof garden. We have carefully crafted detailed arrival instructions as well as a wide variety of tips/advice for the apartment, local area and Dublin city in general! We have put a lot of effort into these documents and improve them on a regular basis. Bedroom 1 - Double bed for 2 persons Living room - Double Sofa Bed for 2 persons The apartment has plenty of space for you to relax in peacefully with Dublin on your doorstep. An elevator takes you up to our apartment. Parking is available in the large public underground car park (prices vary). Major attractions walking time: > The river Liffey, Smithfield Tram station, Jameson Distillery, Smithfield Square, Dublin Tourist Bus Stop - 1 minute > Christchurch Cathedral - 7 minutes > Temple Bar, Henry Street - 10 minutes > O'Connell Street & Dublin Visitor centre, Phoenix Park, Guinness Storehouse - 12 minutes > Grafton Street - 15 minutes The apartment is professionally cleaned after every guest and freshly laundered bed sheets and towels come as standard with each booking. The bedroom has a brand new deep fill, hotel grade mattress and the bed sheets are 100% cotton with high thread count of minimum 200 threads per square inch. Duvets and pillows for all beds are hotel grade and a comfortable mattress topper ensures a good nights sleep.
    Smithfield is a trendy inner city area just north of the river Liffey. Some local Artisian highlights of the Smithfield complex include the Light House Cinema/Gallery, the Generator Hostel, Third Space Cafe, Oscars Bar & Restaurant and the Fresh Good Food Shop. Despite the excellent location, the area is very quiet and removed from the bustling nightlife districts of Dublin city centre. Furthermore, the area is very safe and the building is secure.
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    Dublin, County Dublin, Irland

    Awaken to views overlooking a park and a period streetscape without even getting out of bed. Plenty of daylight streams in through tall windows to illuminate this 2nd-floor studio. Choose a book and snuggle into a leather armchair for a cosy read.
    Come and have an authentic experience in one of Dublin's special Georgian apartments, situated on Mountjoy Square, in the heart of Dublin's North Georgian core, and just minutes from O'Connell Street. This large studio apartment is on the second floor of a beautiful redbrick townhouse, built in 1792. Both house and apartment retain all their original features, combined with modern comforts. It is approximately 400 sq ft, or 38m2. It has just been completely redecorated (July 2015) and has a smart new bathroom with a large walk-in high-pressure shower. It has a new 40" smart TV and DVD player. The well designed kitchen has a gas hob, electric oven, dishwasher and microwave, and all the equipment you might need to cook a gourmet meal. Basic condiments are provided as well as a generous 'welcome pack' for breakfast. All you need to buy is some bread! The East-facing apartment is flooded with light from the three full-length windows overlooking the gardens of Mountjoy Square. It has a Georgian pink marble period fireplace fitted with a high-output gas stove. The rest of the apartment is comfortably furnished with period furniture, including a Georgian dining table and four matching chairs, and a pair of comfortable leather tub chairs. There are Kashmir hand-loomed wool wraps, for cosy evenings in front of the fire. It is decorated with fine art prints from Graphic Studio Dublin. The bed folds away and has a comfortable double mattress, goose down duvet and pillows, and pure cotton sheets. Read in comfort with vintage Anglepoise reading lights. If needed, a single, contract-quality foldaway bed, and all linens are available for a extra guest. Please see photos. A surcharge of €10, to cover the cost of the extra laundry, applies for the use of the apartment as a twin. This will be collected in cash upon arrival. • You will receive a welcome pack of the basics- quality tea, coffee, home-made granola and preserves, fruit, juice and organic natural yoghurt and free-range eggs. • 100% cotton bed linen and towels are provided • Local tourist information and guide books available • Free wi-fi • Large flat-screen TV and DVD player, with selection of Irish themed DVD's • Library of Irish-themed books • Playing cards and board games • Hair dryer • Washing machine and dryer are available in the building- we will do your laundry for you - €10 charge CHECK-IN IS FROM 3pm, and CHECK-OUT IS BY 11am, please. We are happy to take in your luggage earlier. Please let us have your flight/arrival details, so that we can plan our day around being here to greet you. The house is perfectly located for exploring the city; all of the city's cultural institutions are within walking distance, and the transport connections are excellent. Airport bus (41) passes door on the way OUT of the city, 8 min. walk to LUAS Red line, DART, (Connolly and Tara) and city busses. Dublin Bikes stand opposite house.
    The loft is in Mountjoy Square, a vibrant area close to the historic city centre and within walking distance to main attractions. Grocery stores and breakfast places are just around the corner. Local restaurants are nearby, as well as Chinatown and pubs.
  • Flott studioleilighet, det romslige og alt du trenger for en helgetur. Karin gikk utover, og tillot en sen utsjekking og leverte varm fersk banan lørdag morgen, i tillegg til at kjøleskapet var utstyrt med fersk juice, egg, melk og müsli. Positiver var - romslig, komfortabel seng, velfylt kjøkken, lett og luftig, varm, lett å komme til busser og sykler rett over veien (som du kan leie for omtrent 3 € i 72 timer og var en flott måte å komme seg rundt på) , enkel kommunikasjon med verten, enkel innsjekking / utsjekking og muligheten til å oppbevare vesker etter utsjekking. Eneste potensielle ulemper var at det var litt høy gatestøy (sov fortsatt godt, men det kan være et spørsmål om du var en lett sovende) og litt utenfor de viktigste turistattraksjonene (dvs. 15-20 minutters gange; eller enkel buss / sykkel), men Dette plaget oss ikke spesielt som veldig lett by å komme seg rundt og mange positive ting til stedet definitivt kompensert. Ville 100% bli igjen og anbefale til en venn.

    Rosie2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • Karin var en fantastisk vert! Hun er veldig rask til å svare, høflig, omtenksom, gjennomtenkt. Hun bryr seg virkelig om sine gjester og gjør dem lykkelige. Jeg kan ikke si nok fine ting om den fantastiske verten. Karin var faktisk snill nok til å hjelpe meg med å planlegge Irlands reiserute i siste øyeblikk, og jeg hadde den beste tiden !!!!! Stedet er veldig søt, mange fasiliteter, det var til og med frokostvarer, såper, veldig gjennomtenkt av verten å ordne. Det er en veldig koselig leilighet, med en flott beliggenhet innen gangavstand til offentlig transport og i nærheten av flotte butikker, restauranter, barer. Du må besøke The Celt !!!!

    Chantal2020-01-17T00:00:00Z
  • Helt fantastisk leilighet kunne ikke anbefale noe mer! Plasseringen flott og gaten i seg selv er et syn å se. Karen var veldig hjelpsomme og la selv noen få ting i kjøleskapet og skapene for oss. Karen var veldig nyttig med det eneste problemet med det varme vannet, men ga oss raskt tilgang til en dusj i et annet rom. Peisen var en sånn godbit og plantene overalt var så fine. Selv om det bare var et rom, føltes det ikke trangt i det hele tatt. Gleder meg til å bli der igjen!

    Zoë2020-01-12T00:00:00Z
  • fantastisk opphold!

    Michelle2019-03-18T00:00:00Z
  • Dette stedet var sentralt, sjarmerende og rent. Jeg anbefaler.

    Kelsey2019-03-15T00:00:00Z
  • Vakre georgianske byhus, sentralt plassert, godt utstyrt studio utelatt av en svært effektiv og vennlig vert. Bare turen gjennom inngangspartiet og opp trappen til studioet er en glede i seg selv!

    Douglas2019-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • Nydelig sted å bo. Veldig eiendommelig. Hjemmelaget brød hun forlot så så hyggelig og alt var veldig rent! Hun er en veldig fin dame også og svært kunnskapsrik om Dublin!

    Lauren2019-03-04T00:00:00Z
  • En nydelig plass med en fantastisk vert. Virkelig flott beliggenhet.

    Andrea2019-03-01T00:00:00Z
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    Dublin, Dublin, Irland

    It is a modern flat with amazing views of the sea from your bedroom. It is located in a posh and safe neighbourhood with very good bus and train services directly to the city centre in less than 15mins. There is a straight bus to and fro the airport just in front of the complex. There is a shopping centre with grocery stores, Lots of cafe's , pharmacy and a church just down the road(10mins walk). My home is close to UCD, RDS, St Vincent's university hospital and lots of embassies. It is a clean apartment and peaceful home. Excellent Location Fridge and kettle in your room Bike/Car rental downstairs
    Its a king size bed with an ensuite shower and toilet. Gorgeous View from your window is the Sandymount beach. most Toiletries are provided. you have a fridge and kettle in your room. Hotel Room style.
    Very safe environment with 24hour security in the heart of Dublins best neighbourhood. Walking distance from Merrion shopping centre, university college Dublin ,Church and st Vincent's university hospital. RDS , Booterstown and Blackrock shopping centre are also close by..
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    Dublin, County Dublin, Irland

    Populære hjem

    Populære hjem
    My place is in the heart of Blackrock a great base for exploring Dublin city and indeed any part of Ireland due to its central location. City center is 10 mins away by train or bus and the airport coach stops nearby. Easy access to many venues is also possible including RDS, AVIVA stadium, 3 Arena and UCD. The apt newly refurbished and outfitted is located in an attractive and well maintained development. Couples,business travelers and indeed solo adventurers would be very comfortable here.
    My place, located in the seaside village of Blackrock is a wonderful base for exploring Dublin city and indeed any place in Ireland due to its central location and easy access to major highways. The city center is 10 mins away by bus and train and the airport coach stops nearby. Proximity to Seapoint, Monkstown and Dun Laoighre add to the local charm while the many restaurants and shops offer great food choices and opportunities to shop. Blackrock Park is nearby and the seafront and beach are easily reached. Other venues easily accessed from here are the RDS, AVIVAStadium, Bord Gais Theatre, 3 Arena and UCD. The apt, newly refurbished and outfitted is a quiet and peaceful place located in an attractive and well maintained development. Couples, business travelers and indeed solo adventurers would be very comfortable here.
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    Blackrock, County Dublin, Irland

    Newly refurbished studio apartment with private entrance off of family home. Large ensuite shower room and WC. Wifi, cable TV and office desk in place. Large storage units including a fridge and microwave. This studio apt will come serviced with fruit, juice, coffee, breakfast cereals, yogurts etc. This would be very suitable for a commuting professional or someone passing through as a tourist.
    The apt is located right beside the N11 and one of the main buss corridors into Dublin city cente (25 min). The airport bus also stops right beside the apt as well.
    Safe suburb on south side of Dublin. Excellent transport links to airport and city centre. Large super market, restaurants and a very large park within 5 min walk.
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    Cabinteely, County Dublin, Irland

    Modern and cozy double bedroom. King size bed. Towels and toiletries provided. Free on-street parking. Short walk to buses to city center. 15 minutes walking distance to UCD. 10 minutes walking to DART station. Easy access from the Airport.
    Self check-in and check-out.
    Peaceful neighbourhood.
  • Flott sted

    Candice2019-03-28T00:00:00Z
  • Veldig fint og rent rom med en super komfortabel seng. Kommunikasjonen med verten var lett og vennlig - også innsjekking og utsjekking var enkelt og raskt. Alt i alt: Et flott sted å bo! :)

    Helena2019-03-18T00:00:00Z
  • Hadde et herlig opphold på Denises sted! litt utenfor banket banen, men veldig hyggelig / trygt nabolag og ikke vanskelig å nå sentrum eller flyplass med buss. Veldig rent og enkelt innsjekking!

    Anne2019-03-17T00:00:00Z
  • Rengjør hyggelig sted å bo

    Kyle2019-03-14T00:00:00Z
  • Vi likte oppholdet mye. Rommet er romslig og sengen er veldig komfortabel. Et busstopp er veldig nært, så det er veldig enkelt å komme seg inn i sentrum av byen.

    Paula2019-03-11T00:00:00Z
  • Romslig og stille rom og komfortabel seng. God kommunikasjon med verten. Skinnende rent. Enkel innsjekking og utsjekking.

    Sarah2019-03-07T00:00:00Z
  • Et nydelig, rent og sjarmerende sted å bo innen gangavstand fra UCD! Denise var veldig snill og nyttig. Vi likte oppholdet!

    Chloe2019-03-02T00:00:00Z
  • Alt var perfekt, og veldig gode verter, jeg vil definitivt gå tilbake. Takk,!

    Toréa2019-02-24T00:00:00Z
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    Booterstown, County Dublin, Irland

    Cosy apartment in the city centre. 2 bedrooms apartment. 15 minutes walking from the temple bar and Guinness store house . 5 minutes to Jameson distillery and art corner. Few steps to the cobblestone (century pub). 10 minutes walking from the Brazen Head (oldest Irish pub). Market on the corner. Bus stop in the corner. 5min walking from the luas red line. 10min walking from luas cross city. Condominium Apartment with off street parking and cctv.
    Condominium Apartment complex just beside many attractions on the city centre and easy access from the airport train and stations and port. 2 double bedrooms 1 Bathroom spacious living and dinning room. extra sofa bed on the living room. kitchen fully equipped. back garden on the condominium.
    we are in a very safe are just beside the city centre With some pubs j around the corner and also the the Jameson distillery about 5 min walking from the house
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    Smithfield, dublin7,, Dublin, Irland

    Position, Position, Position. The best spot for sight-seeing, cafes, shopping & the night life of Dublin! You are literally at the Spire on O'Connell St. The bedsit is the perfect base from which to explore Dublin. Featuring keyless, digital entry, 24/7 check in, the apartment has all you need. Including a double bed, instantaneous shower, plus microwave, toaster & kettle. It's on the second floor, Cable TV & fast wifi. Great position and very experienced company run by super hosts!
    For light to early sleepers: Due to it's central location, there can be some street noise, so bringing some ear plugs may be advisable. Paper towels are not provided - this is a choice for the environment and the future. We do not supply face cloths, sorry - our linen company does not stock them. Recently renovated, with a small bathroom but the benefits of an instant shower, and kitchenette including kettle, toaster, microwave, fridge, plates, utensils, cutlery etc. Like all of our apartments, this has all a traveler needs to 'live like a local', in style, and see the sights, without having to take public transport everywhere, or to hire a car. Like your own hotel room! Shower might not suit very tall people.......
    The neighbourhood is vibrant and lively and has some fantastic restaurants near by. The area has recently included the Luas tram line which is only steps away from the accommodation. Please check our recommendations in the home manual!
  • Søt lite sted gangavstand til alt!

    Allyson2019-10-30T00:00:00Z
  • Oppholdet i Dublin var stort! Det var en god beliggenhet, ren, innsjekking var enkel, og akkurat det vi trengte for oppholdet!

    Maggie2019-10-27T00:00:00Z
  • Stedet er en fin liten leilighet med en flott beliggenhet, lett walkable til alle de viktigste stedene i Dublin. Perfekt for et par eller en enslig reisende, vil anbefale.

    Aron2019-04-09T00:00:00Z
  • Denne leiligheten er super stilig og veldig bra beliggenhet for å komme seg rundt Dublin. Vi var der for en konferanse i Point Square og fant det var gangavstand (på en fin dag) og at offentlig transport var veldig nyttig hvis nødvendig. Til tross for at vi var veldig sentrale, la vi ikke merke til problemer med støy ute heller. Når det gjelder hva som var inkludert i leiligheten, hadde vi alt vi trengte og fant ikke noe som manglet på noe tidspunkt. Det er et par supermarkeder innen kort gange og lokal kino var flott for en regnfull fredag kveld. Jen ga masse tips på steder å besøke / spise etc og generelt var veldig bra på kommunikasjon gjennom bookingprosessen så vel som under og etter oppholdet. Jeg er sikker på at vi kommer tilbake neste år for samme konferanse og vil definitivt se etter å bestille med Jen igjen.

    Helen2019-04-07T00:00:00Z
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    Dublin 1, County Dublin, Irland

    Clontarf is a leafy suburb 5 kilometers from City of Dublin. The famous former Guiness estate of St Annes Park is 2 mins from the house and 10 mins from Dollymount Beach, miles of beautiful coast line . Bus stop is 2 mins from the house and takes 20 mins to reach the centre Train station 15 mins walk to killester station and 3 stops to centre of dublin Very fast wifi and cable TV
    Smoking allowed outside in garden
    My neighbourhood is quiet and peaceful, yet close to Dublin city. St Annes Park is amazing as well as the coast line all the way out to Howth. Top quality AWARD WINNING restaurants at the end of vernon ave 10 mins walk SUPERMARKET 10 MINS WALK AND LOST OF COFFEE SHOPS
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    Clontarf, Dublin, Irland

    New first floor bunk room, 5 mins walk to Temple Bar, Trinity college & close to all tourist attractions & O'Connell st just 20 min walk. Featuring keyless, digital entry, & self-check in, high-speed wifi & TV, the apartment has all you need to explore from & cook, shower & sleep comfortably in. With a cosy living space to relax in, this suits people who travel light and want to be close to the action without breaking the budget. Great value and super central location.
    Paper towels are not provided - this is a choice for the environment and the future. We do not supply face cloths, sorry - our linen company does not stock them. This space consists of a bunk room with own front door access. When you walk in the lobby of the building, apartment is up 1 flight of stairs. In the apartment you have the Kitchen, Bedroom and Bathroom..
    The house is in the Liberties which is one of Dublin’s oldest and most fascinating areas which is a short walking distance to many historical attractions such as Christchurch Cathedral, Teelings Whiskey Distillery, Jameson Distillery, Guinness Storehouse, St. Patrick's Cathedral and Kilmainham Gaol. There are also many café’s, restaurants and bars around the area as well as the house being located just off Francis Street which is known as Dublin’s main Antique street. Meath Street is at the other end of my street which is home to the famous Liberty Market (Thursday-Saturday) and many shops and eateries. There is also a flea market which takes place in Newmarket Square on the last Sunday of every month and this would take approximately 5 minutes to reach by foot. This area is very popular with tourists considering its history and how centrally located it is, it really is a perfect location if you are looking to visit and experience all of what this great city has to offer.
  • Dette stedet var perfekt for vår natt i Dublin - nær nok til turistiske steder og også i et fint område i Dublin. Leiligheten var veldig ren og vi hadde et flott opphold.

    Brynne2019-11-21T00:00:00Z
  • Hvis du er ute etter en glitrende ren leilighet midt i sentrum der alt skjer, er dette din sted. Patrick er en super vert. Bortsett fra at han ga beskjed om at vi kan bestille tidligere, ga han oss tips og gode råd. Det er en juvel og virkelig verdi for pengene.

    Estelle2019-10-07T00:00:00Z
  • Dette stedet er flott for en lang permisjon som vi hadde. Nær alt og enkelt å sjekke inn. Vi kunne la posene våre utforske søvn og komme raskt tilbake til flyplassen.

    Roxy2019-08-27T00:00:00Z
  • Patrick visste at vi ønsket å slippe posene våre tidlig og sendte beskjed om oss så snart enheten var klar for innsjekking. Enheten var plettfrie og søt. Vi hadde god plass på de komfortable madrassene og elsket at dusjen konsekvent holdt seg varm. Vi gjorde ikke bruk av kjøkkenet veldig mye på grunn av vår travle timeplan, men det hadde flere elementer som ville vært nyttig hvis vi gjorde det. Transit var i nærheten, og vi likte måltider på både Baker's Pub og Proof i nærheten. Vi vil gjerne bo her igjen på en fremtidig tur til Dublin.

    Amie&Jeremy2019-08-23T00:00:00Z
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    Dublin 8, County Dublin, Irland

    Cosy home in Crumlin very close to city centre. Luxury double bedroom with tv and wi fi
    Bedroom and bathroom kitchen and patio area
    It is a quiet culdesac. Close to a good bus service to the city. There is pubs and takeaways plus a cafe and deli near by
  • Hvis du skal til Dublin, er stedet til Sean et must! Det er like utenfor sentrum. Jeg tok bussen på 20 minutter. Så det var hyggelig å være rett utenfor galskapen. Og Sean var strålende når jeg ga veibeskrivelse på bussruter. Sean sted er nydelig, og hun bryr seg virkelig om sine gjester. Jeg fikk føle meg som hjemme. Soverommet var nydelig og koselig, og det var ikke noe bedre enn å se te og kaffe der for deg når jeg kom. (Spesielt etter en lang forsinket flytur!) Sean er virkelig en fantastisk dame, og jeg vil gjerne bo hos henne igjen når jeg kommer tilbake til Dublin.

    Kristie2020-01-27T00:00:00Z
  • Stor verdi, fantastisk gjestfrihet, utmerket beliggenhet (for meg uansett). Returner kunde - kommer igjen neste måned.

    Derek2020-01-25T00:00:00Z
  • Stille stille stille. En mild oase i galskapen til Dubland. Anbefaler på det sterkeste for en natt, en uke eller lenger. Et flott utgangspunkt for å se hovedstaden. mange busser og slikt i nærheten. Pips spisested til tilberedt frokost et must, møte de virkelige dubliners. Selv om du har en bil, får du en dag eller en ukes pass for kombinerte Luas, Dart, buss etc. mye å se og gjøre, flott natteliv i byen. Sean, en nydelig dame som liker å chatte og få deg til å føle deg som hjemme, kan ikke gjøre nok for å hjelpe, en perle blant Airbnb-folk.

    Bill2020-01-23T00:00:00Z
  • Rett i utkanten av Dublin. Et bra sted å bo hvis du ikke vil ha støy fra sentrum

    Britney2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • Lett tilgang! Verten vil gi deg nøkkelkoden for safen, slik at du kan sjekke inn når som helst. Stedet var rent. Verten var veldig rask i sitt svar. Takk skal du ha.

    Dr S Hoque2020-01-11T00:00:00Z
  • Denne turen var helt nydelig! Verten var veldig imøtekommende og flott å prate med, og jeg følte at jeg bodde i familiemedlemmer - veldig avslappet og behagelig! Jeg vil definitivt bo her igjen hvis jeg kommer tilbake til Dublin!

    Rachel2020-01-10T00:00:00Z
  • Sean var veldig imøtekommende og hjelpsom! Stor lokal kunnskap om busser også.

    Christine2019-12-17T00:00:00Z
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    Crumlin, County Dublin, Irland

    Double room in a modern 2-bedroom apt with excellent standard of finish. 24hr Concierge service, underfloor heating, wifi, video entry.The Grange is situated in a strategic high profile location in South Dublin, in Stillorgan/Blackrock off the N11 at Brewery Rd junction, on a Bus Corridor with excellent bus service to the City Centre, Dublin Airport and within walking distance to Sandyford Luas Stop. Convenient to UCD, M.Smurfit Bus School, Stillorgan, Blackrock, Sandyford Bus Park & seafront.
    Ideally located in a popular South Dublin residential area.Stylish accommodation with excellent standard of finish. Underfloor heating , high speed broadband. Landscaped grounds within mature woodland setting adding to sense of community. Serviced by 24 hour Concierge contactable from apt intercom.
    Popular established South Dublin residential location. Ideally located within easy reach of Blackrock Village, Stillorgan, Dundrum Shopping Centre, Ballsbridge, Leopardtown Race course/gym & the city centre. Leopardstown and Sandyford Business Park are located within short walking distance.
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    Dublin, County Dublin, Irland

    Hi there & welcome! My home has cosy double bedrooms available that will give the sweetest of dreams. At the moment, in my South Dublin home, I can accommodate up to 4 guests in separate bedrooms (get in touch via email for prices). You'll have access to 2 modern bathrooms and if you want to cook, the kitchen is also available. Wi-fi and parking are available and there is a smoking area in the garden. As a host, I love giving my guests an amazing stay! I hope you come for a visit...
    A lovely family homestay with all the conveniences you could wish for
    The house is perfectly located; we're in a leafy, quiet suburb of Dublin where you'll have a quiet night but has easy access to town. A convenient grocery store and a fast-food restaurant are next doors and there are also two lovely parks nearby. The country's biggest shopping centre (Dundrum Shopping Centre) is just down the road.
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    Dublin 14, County Dublin, Irland

    Small bedroom with workspace, ideal for travelling for work. Breakfast provided with tea or coffee. Great location, only 35 minute bus or train to the city centre, 20 minutes to Dundrum
    Nice small quiet neighbourhood
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    Dublin, County Dublin, Irland

    Privat rom1 seng
    Quiet family home
    Pris:370 kr NOK/natt
    35 anmeldelser
    Superhost
    Recently renovated Victorian home in the heart of Dun Laoghaire. The room has its own en suite with shower. The property is located in the heart of Dun Laoghaire, five mins from the sea and excellent transport links including a direct airbus to the airport. Great rail links into Dublin City, (approx 24 mins). We have a British Bulldog called Doughball so must love dogs!
    House is Old style Victorian and the kitchen is super modern with all mod cons.
    Dun Laoghaire is a beautiful coastal town with fantastic links into the city centre and airport. There are some of the nicest walks in the country right on our doorstep. Dalkey is 10 mins away, which is considered to be the most picturesque village in Ireland.
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    Dublin, County Dublin, Irland

    Newly renovated, funky little flat located 5 minute walk from the spire, O'Connell St - where all tours, buses, trams depart from. Featuring a compact, open plan kitchen/diner and chic living room for relaxing in with a double bed, providing comfortable sleeping arrangements for 2 people. In a historic Georgian terrace only a short walk from restaurants, supermarkets; pubs; cafes; it's cosy fit out is superbly rounded off by it's convenient proximity to the major attractions.
    - The apartment is on the third floor, but there is no lift in the building. - Light or early sleepers should bring ear plugs due to some street noise caused by weekends revelers returning home late. - Paper towels are not provided - this is a choice for the environment and the future. - We do not supply face cloths, sorry - our linen company does not stock them. - A bathroom and kitchen, with the benefits of an electric, instant shower and all you need to cook, including kettle, toaster, hob, fridge and pots, pans and trays. Like all of our apartments, this has all a traveler needs to 'live like a local' and see the sights, without having to take public transport everywhere, or to hire a car........
    The apartment is perfectly located for exploring the city; all of the city's cultural institutions are within walking distance and the transport connections are excellent NORTHSIDE CULTURAL ATTRACTIONS The North side of Parnell Square is home to the city's Hugh Lane Gallery of Modern Art; we share a significant collection of Impressionist painting with the Tate Gallery in London, part of the Hugh Lane Bequest, which is rotated in seven-year cycles. Next door is the Writer's Centre, and next door again, is the Writer's Museum, with a Michelin-starred restaurant in the basement, the amazing Chapter One. Down on the East side of Parnell Square is the beautiful jewel-box that is the Gate Theatre - part of the 18th-century entertainment complex established by the entrepreneurial Dr. Bartholomew, to help support his new Rotunda Maternity Hospital (the oldest purpose-built such hospital in the world, and still delivering babies on a daily basis, 270 years later (9000 is 2012). In general, shopping hours are 9.30-6pm, with late-night shopping till 8pm on Thursdays. Sunday opening is from noon. BREAKFAST The Kingfisher Café, a no-frills 'caff' on the corner of Parnell Square and Parnell Street West is good for breakfast, with friendly and efficient service. Good value, and good fish and chips later in the day. The Old Music Store on North Frederick Street, a few blocks South of us, does a good Irish breakfast in comfortable surroundings. Dunne's Stores, is the indigenous supermarket and department store chain, and has branches in every sizeable town throughout the country. There are two local branches. In North Earl Street, opposite O’Connell Street’s Spire, the Off-Licence (liquor store) is in a separate premises, a few doors apart - look for the James Joyce statue. You will find a bigger branch in the ILAC Shopping Centre, flanked by Henry Street, Moore Street and Parnell Street West (Moore Street entrance is opposite Paris Bakery).
  • Leilighet i tredje etasje. Liten leilighet der du har det bra. Vær oppmerksom på at sofaen ikke er stor. Sengetøyet for min del er for mykt, men det er fortsatt en personlig mening. Veldig stille ingen støy om kvelden eller om natten.

    Alisson2020-01-15T00:00:00Z
  • Flott flat og flott beliggenhet! Vil anbefale til alle som ønsker å besøke Dublin

    Roz2020-01-12T00:00:00Z
  • Simon's sted har et perfekt sted og var veldig søt og ren. Simon var veldig enkel å få tak i, og veldig hjelpsom og innsjekkingen var supereffektiv.

    Sarah2019-10-22T00:00:00Z
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    Dublin 1, County Dublin, Irland

    One private room in South Dublin; Single Ensuite (Double and Single Ensuite also available on the property)Use of Living Area with Smart TV and Open Fireplace. Dining Room Available equipped with Microwave, Kettle, Toaster, Fridge. Located beside UCD on N11. Very frequent direct public transport to airport (air coach) and to city centre (46A ; 10min commute) [link to Bus Aras via Luas light rail or short walk] and Heuston Train Station. Secure development in mature landscaped grounds.
    Spacious Single Bedroom with ensuite bathroom. Fresh linen/ towels and toiletries supplied.
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    Booterstown, County Dublin, Irland

    Great space to call base when in Dublin, close to all bus routes and DART, 15 minutes from Dublin Air Port, 15 minutes to Dublin Sea Port, Shops, Parks, Beach, Harbor, Cinema, on the door step, Local Fact, U2 Drummer Larry Mullen JR, was born on my road, Secure Parking for Bikers. As a biker myself I know how important the security of your bike is on a trip. Airport and Seaport drop off anytime 15 euro Breakfast 6.50 euro PP if requested.
    We are central to City Center, St Annes Park, Howth Harbour, Malahide Village, Dollymount Beache, Shops and Shopping Centers, Convenient to bus and DART stations, Very quiet location, you will love it.
    We are within walking distance of Dollymount Beach, ST Annes Park, this is a quiet residential area nice to walk around
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    Dublin 5, County Dublin, Irland

    Privat rom1 seng
    Home from Home
    Pris:444 kr NOK/natt
    211 anmeldelser
    Superhost
    Lovely double room, with private bathroom. Just 5 mins from UCD & 5 mins from The Radisson, St. Helens. Perfect for guests attending functions there. Towels and toiletries provided. Dublin City Centre can be accessed very easily by bus in approx 15 mins, off peak. The bus stop is a one minute walk. Direct access to/from the Airport with the Aircoach service. Its approx a 45 minute journey from the Airport, off peak. A stunning area of leafy South Dublin. A light breakfast is provided each day.
    A beautiful double room in a glorious location, close to shops and bars. The property is a stylish 2 bedroom apartment on a ground floor level. Warm and cosy in the winter and bright spacious and airy in the summer.
    Beautiful leafy suberb area of South County Dublin.
  • Utmerket beliggenhet, veldig komfortabelt og rent. Flotte fasiliteter. Vil anbefale på det sterkeste.

    Ciara2019-11-13T00:00:00Z
  • Stedet er like avbildet .... rent, ryddig og funksjonelt. Enkel frokost var en praktisk start på dagen. Rommet var lite for 2 personer, men vi var ikke der så det gjorde ikke noe. John og Gilmara var veldig vennlige og hjelpsomme. Offentlig transport er like i nærheten og billig. En matbutikk og nydelig Union Cafe var innen 10 minutters gange.

    Ann2019-11-04T00:00:00Z
  • Huset super rent og komfortabelt. Gilmara og John er veldig hyggelige og vennlige. Bussholdeplassen for å gå sentrum ligger vegg i vegg. Flott å tilbringe noen dager.

    Esperanza2019-10-28T00:00:00Z
  • Det er et fint sted å bo i, og gjestfriheten var veldig bra, takk John og Gilmara.

    Augustine 2019-10-24T00:00:00Z
  • Jeg likte oppholdet mitt på John og Gilmaras sted. John møtte meg ved innsjekking og viste meg rundt i leiligheten. Han var veldig hyggelig og hjalp meg med å finne en enkel måte å komme meg inn til sentrum med buss. Det er noen få busser som går inn i byen, og de kjører ofte, så det er aldri noe problem der. Busstoppet ligger rett rundt hjørnet. Jeg vil foreslå å få et sprangkort og legge penger på det hvis du planlegger å ta bussen ofte. Det er rimeligere og praktisk. Jeg fikk ikke se John og Gilmara mye mens de var der siden de var mye ute, og det var jeg også, men da vi så hverandre var de veldig varme og vennlige. Totalt sett et flott opphold.

    Ameena2019-10-21T00:00:00Z
  • Ekstra velkomst. Hjemme hos Gigi og Johns.

    Renee2019-10-17T00:00:00Z
  • John og Gilmaras sted er nydelig. Soverom og bad var plettfrie. John møtte meg for å sjekke inn og ga meg informasjon om området. Gjestene har tilgang til kjøkkenet for å gjøre forfriskninger, og de slapp frokosten morgenen etter, noe som var et herlig preg. Stedet var perfekt for meg da jeg jobbet i området. Det var godt betjent av offentlig transport med et busstopp 3 minutters gange fra leiligheten til flyplassen, sentrum og Heuston togstasjon.

    Aine2019-10-16T00:00:00Z
  • Rommet er rent og stille, og det private badet er et pluss. Utmerket beliggenhet for deg som ønsker å besøke UCD. John og Guilmara er svært imøtekommende og imøtekommende verter.

    Luisa2019-10-14T00:00:00Z
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    Mount Merrion, County Dublin, Irland

    Gardiner House is located in a beautiful historical building. It has been completely renovated to a high standard though it still retains its originality and charm. A former 200-years-old convent with its own Victorian chapel converted into a backpacker hostel for travelers from all over the world to meet and mingle. Our aim is to make your stay in Dublin as comfortable and enjoyable as possible, making you feel at home away from home, while providing a high-quality service at a budget price.
    Each floor comes with its own wi-fi router – free wi-fi thought the whole building, and the shared rooms are equipped with all you need to ensure a comfy stay: fresh bed linen are included; power outlets for each bed; little reading lights and individual lockers underneath the bunks to lock up your valuables – bring your own padlock – otherwise padlocks, adapters and big shower towels can be purchased at reception. Hairdryers, iron, boarding games are available to borrow as well 😊 All rooms are bright and spacious and cleaned daily, each floor has multiple bathrooms, which are cleaned four times a day to ensure a high-quality standard of cleanliness.
  • Jeg liker ;)

    Luiz2019-10-24T00:00:00Z
  • Fantastisk plass!! Vil def bli der igjen og likte de ansatte og det gjestfrie miljøet!

    Staci2019-10-23T00:00:00Z
  • Fantastisk alternativ for en billig seng i en dyr by.

    Cullen2019-10-21T00:00:00Z
  • Det er et virkelig flott hostel. Rommet mitt ble litt stinkende, men igjen var det 18 personer, så det forventet. Jeg vil definitivt anbefale og kommer snart tilbake.

    Victoria2019-10-18T00:00:00Z
  • Jeg hadde et flott opphold i Dublin og formuen å bo på et flott herberge. Du blir kjent med mange hyggelige mennesker med forskjellig bakgrunn, og ansatte er svært vennlige.

    Liesa2019-10-17T00:00:00Z
  • Fint sted å bo i dublin

    Lionel2019-10-04T00:00:00Z
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    Dublin 1, County Dublin, Irland

    Double Room (Dublin 1), right in the heart of Dublin city Center. Amazing location, within a walking distance from attractions, bars, clubs and shopping. Ideally located, walking distant... - 5 mins to main street in city - 5 mins to bus stop to airport - 15 mins to Temple Bar area - 10 mins to main bus and train stations (bussaras and Connolly)
    Room with a double bed. Ideal for a couple or 2 friends.
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    Dublin 1, County Dublin, Irland

    Georgian 1st floor studio flat, great value for travellers on a budget who want comfort & location! 5 min walk to O'Connell St & The Spire where all tours, buses, trams stop. Featuring bunk bed (2 single mattresses), easy keypad self check-in, compact kitchen & bathroom, dining, living room, TV & free WiFi, it's cosy style compliments it's convenience to the main attractions, shops, restaurants and bars.
    Please note: Top bunk involves ladder. The apartment is on the 1st floor, no lift, sorry. - Light or early sleepers should bring ear plugs due to some noise from neighbouring apartments and street/city noise. - Height under bed limited to 20.5cm and the space for storage is quite limited and should be considered. - Paper towels are not provided - this is a choice for the environment and the future. - We do not supply face cloths, sorry - our linen company does not stock them. Featuring kitchen and bathroom, with the benefits of an electric, instant shower (hot water never runs out) and all you need to cook, including kettle, microwave, toaster, hob, fridge, freezer, and pots, pans and utensils. Like all of our apartments, this has all a traveller needs to 'live like a local' and see the sights, without having to take public transport everywhere, or to hire a car..
    The apartment is perfectly located for exploring the city; all of the city's cultural institutions are within walking distance and the transport connections are excellent NORTHSIDE CULTURAL ATTRACTIONS The North side of Parnell Square (less than 5 min walk) is home to the city's Hugh Lane Gallery of Modern Art; we share a significant collection of Impressionist painting with the Tate Gallery in London, part of the Hugh Lane Bequest, which is rotated in seven-year cycles. Next door is the Writer's Centre, and next door again, is the Writer's Museum, with a Michelin-starred restaurant in the basement, the amazing Chapter One. Down on the East side of Parnell Square is the beautiful jewel-box that is the Gate Theatre - part of the 18th-century entertainment complex established by the entrepreneurial Dr. Bartholomew, to help support his new Rotunda Maternity Hospital (the oldest purpose-built such hospital in the world, and still delivering babies on a daily basis, 270 years later (9000 is 2012). In general, shopping hours are 9.30-6pm, with late-night shopping till 8pm on Thursdays. Sunday opening is from noon. We provide a detailed trip info pack with many pages of local tips and recommendations, including the nearest shops, restaurants, bars, public transport and much more.
  • Flott beliggenhet og pris. Kommunikasjonen var fantastisk, og vi fikk veldig klare instruksjoner for stedet og mange lokale forslag.

    Siara2019-10-11T00:00:00Z
  • Leiligheten har alt du trenger gitt den korte tiden du ender med å bo i boligen din når du besøker Dublin! Den er bare liten, men den var ulastelig og full av gjennomtenkte ekstrautstyr som te og kaffe og sjampo osv. Lee er veldig rask til å svare og kan svare på spørsmål. Alltid hyggelig å ikke måtte bekymre deg for rensligheten eller sikkerheten til boligen din når du besøker et sted. Plasseringen er gangavstand til de fleste steder, generelt virkelig god valuta for pengene!

    Rachel2019-10-09T00:00:00Z
  • Lee er en fantastisk vert som svarte veldig raskt på meldinger. Hun ga en grundig informasjonspakke der hun forklarte hvordan alt i leiligheten fungerer. I tillegg ga hun oss en liste over noen av de beste stedene å dra i nærheten for god mat, irske opplevelser, etc. Veldig rent og koselig innkvartering i en sikker bygning Rhonda

    Rhonda2019-08-14T00:00:00Z
  • Flott, rent og stilig sted. Lee gir god kommunikasjon gjennom hele. Har bodd før og ville bli igjen.

    Des2019-08-01T00:00:00Z
  • Flat var i en førsteklasses beliggenhet, skinnende rent og velfylt! Stor kommunikasjon vil definitivt anbefale

    Aisla2019-05-22T00:00:00Z
  • Perfekt sted å bo for et par dager mens du utforsker Dublin! Svært nye og moderne fasiliteter og veldig rent! Innsjekking var veldig enkelt og Lee reagerte veldig fort på eventuelle spørsmål vi hadde! 10 av 10 ville bli igjen for fremtidige turer til Dublin! Jubel

    Bryan2019-05-21T00:00:00Z
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    Dublin 1, County Dublin, Irland

    Spacious Double bedroom with its own fridge and microwave. Location is great, 25 min by bus to city centre and 10 min to the popular rathmines area, many pubs, cafes and restaurants near by The outside of the building doesn't look very nice but rest assured your room is in perfect condition and you'll be able to rest peacefully.
    This is a small building comprised of 4 apartments, all the neighbors are very friendly
    Harold's Cross is a lovely area of Dublin, Harold's Cross Park is right in front of the building and walking down the canal seeing the swans is very relaxing.
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    Harold's Cross, County Dublin, Irland

    Newly renovated, funky second floor flat located 5 minute walk from the Spire, O'Connell St - where all tours, buses, trams depart from. Featuring a compact, open plan kitchen/diner and chic living room for relaxing in with a double bed, providing comfortable, great value sleeping arrangements for 2 people. In a historic Georgian terrace only a short walk from restaurants, supermarkets; pubs; cafes; the cosy fit out is superbly rounded off by it's convenient proximity to the major attractions.
    - The apartment is on the the second floor, but there is no lift in the building. - Like in all big cities, light or early sleepers should bring ear plugs due to some street noise caused by weekends revelers returning home late. - Paper towels are not provided - this is a choice for the environment and the future. - We do not supply face cloths, sorry - our linen company does not stock them. - A bathroom and kitchen, with the benefits of an electric, instant shower and all you need to cook, including kettle, toaster, hob, fridge and pots, pans and trays. Like all of our apartments, this has all a traveler needs to 'live like a local' and see the sights, without having to take public transport everywhere, or to hire a car.........
    The apartment is perfectly located for exploring the city; all of the city's cultural institutions are within walking distance and the transport connections are excellent NORTHSIDE CULTURAL ATTRACTIONS The North side of Parnell Square is home to the city's Hugh Lane Gallery of Modern Art; we share a significant collection of Impressionist painting with the Tate Gallery in London, part of the Hugh Lane Bequest, which is rotated in seven-year cycles. Next door is the Writer's Centre, and next door again, is the Writer's Museum, with a Michelin-starred restaurant in the basement, the amazing Chapter One. Down on the East side of Parnell Square is the beautiful jewel-box that is the Gate Theatre - part of the 18th-century entertainment complex established by the entrepreneurial Dr. Bartholomew, to help support his new Rotunda Maternity Hospital (the oldest purpose-built such hospital in the world, and still delivering babies on a daily basis, 270 years later (9000 is 2012). In general, shopping hours are 9.30-6pm, with late-night shopping till 8pm on Thursdays. Sunday opening is from noon. BREAKFAST The Kingfisher Café, a no-frills 'caff' on the corner of Parnell Square and Parnell Street West is good for breakfast, with friendly and efficient service. Good value, and good fish and chips later in the day. The Old Music Store on North Frederick Street, a few blocks South of us, does a good Irish breakfast in comfortable surroundings. Dunne's Stores, is the indigenous supermarket and department store chain, and has branches in every sizeable town throughout the country. There are two local branches. In North Earl Street, opposite O’Connell Street’s Spire, the Off-Licence (liquor store) is in a separate premises, a few doors apart - look for the James Joyce statue. You will find a bigger branch in the ILAC Shopping Centre, flanked by Henry Street, Moore Street and Parnell Street West (Moore Street entrance is opposite Paris Bakery).
  • Et nydelig lite sted i hjertet av Dublin. Hvis vi kommer tilbake, vil vi definitivt bo her igjen!

    Emily2020-01-18T00:00:00Z
  • Alt du måtte ønske fra en airBnB

    Hannah2020-01-12T00:00:00Z
  • Oppholdet på Simon's sted var utrolig! Beliggenheten er perfekt til og ideell for å utforske Dublin (lett gangavstand til hovedattraksjonene). Leiligheten er perfekt for 1/2 personer - veldig ren, skjegg seng og strålende fasiliteter. Vil anbefale på det sterkeste.

    Izzy2020-01-09T00:00:00Z
  • Simons sted var det perfekte sluttstedet for turen rundt Irland - skulle ønske vi kunne ha oppholdt oss lenger enn en natt for å glede oss over all leiligheten og omgivelsene. Beliggenheten er utrolig praktisk til attraksjonene i Dublin og Airlink Express til flyplassen (fem minutters gange fra hjørnet med mange busser og trikker også i nærheten), men i en roligere ende av en livlig gate, selv for en fredagskveld. Vi fikk ikke prøve den rikholdige og informative restauranten og baranbefalingene Simon ga, selv om vi likte et par drinker på puben rett over gaten. Leiligheten er oppe i to sett med interne trapper og er bedårende stilig og effektiv med så mange fortryllende og komfortable innslag; bygningen den er i føles full av historie og karakter og er rolig og som nevnt veldig bra beliggenhet. Selve innsjekkings- og utsjekkingsprosessen var feilfri og så hendig, og Simon kunne ikke vært mer kommunikativ og nyttig. Vi anbefaler på det sterkeste å bo i denne leiligheten for en autentisk byopplevelse i Dublin med utrolig enkel tilgang til transport til flyplassen og en fantastisk gjennomtenkt vert.

    Maura2019-10-26T00:00:00Z
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    Dublin 1, County Dublin, Irland

    Large bedroom with private bathroom located 20mins from the airport and 10mins walk to Grand Canal. 2km to Trinity College and 3km to city centre. Couple minutes walk to Google, Airbnb, Facebook, JP Morgan, PWC... offices Living room has a view over the river with an amazing sunset view. Apartment is fully equipped and you can use all common areas. Bus 747 to/from the airport.
    Private ensuite bathroom.
    Safe and clean neighbourhood. Ringsend is one of the best areas to live in Dublin
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    Dublin 4, County Dublin, Irland

    Cozy log cabin with standard size double bed (140cm), small kitchenette (no oven or microwave) and toilet/shower room. Located on a large tranquil piece of land with private studios, public yoga studios and two residential buildings. While busy with people working, you will be undisturbed. Please note that there is no T.V. and no space to make up another bed.
    Blackrock is a small village, but has all the basic amenities as well as some lovely cafes and restaurants. It is situated on the coast and when the tide is out you can walk in either direction. If you jog, the strand is also where you will see a lot of people jogging. The next village Monkstown is also lovely with more cafes and restaurants. The town following Monkstown is Dun Laoghaire where there is a cinema a few shopping centres and also a pier which is lovely to walk especially on a summer evening. Town is only 10 to 15 minutes away by public transport. You can also take the train southwards to Killiney where you can walk along a lovely stone beach or to Dalkey, a lovely village and a short walk from Killiney Hill where you can get a full view of Dublin.
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    Blackrock, Dublin, Irland

    Hele gjestehuset1 seng
    Private Log Cabin
    Pris:645 kr NOK/natt
    126 anmeldelser
    Superhost
    Experience Dublin on your doorstep . With an unbeatable location on the banks of the River Liffey the Temple Bar Rooms literally minutes walk from land marks such as Trinity College, Dublin Castle, St.Patricks Cathredal, Guinness storehouse. Shop until you drop in Dublin’s best shopping districts or take a wander down the cobbled streets of nearby Smithfield.
    Choose this cute pod room to wake up to the bustle and beauty of Dublin’s city quays. This luxurious Georgian room offers space and comfort with everything you need for your stay. This compact room has super comfortable double sized beds and flat screen TV. It also features super powerful showers and air conditioning to keep the room temperature just right. The calming, neutral palate of whites and greys, with rich wooden accents, create a warm and inviting space.
    Some of Dublin’s most famous tourist attractions are within a 5 minute walk. Grafton Street and Phoenix park, Europe's biggest city centre park are also close by ! Stephens Green, Trinity College and the essential visit to Temple Bar( literally 1 minutes walk away) are all within walking distance. If you fancy a local bus tour, the ‘hop on hop off’ bus tour stops just outside your door. 10 minute walk to Phoenix Park 5 minute walk to St.Stephens Green 5 minute walk to Grafton Street 5 minute walk to Trinity College 2 minute walk to Temple Bar 5 minute walk to Jameson Distillery 10 minute walk to Guinness Storehouse
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    Dublin 1, County Dublin, Irland

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