Irish Museum of Modern Art
The light and airy exhibition spaces do the modern art justice. Situated in a 17th-century hospital. Entry is free.
Dublin Literary Pub Crawl
Walk in the footsteps of Wilde, Shaw, and Joyce while the guide reads excerpts from these authors’ works. And stop for pints of Guinness along the way. The tour starts at 18.30 at The Duke Pub.
Guinness Storehouse is Dublin’s number one tourist attraction, consisting of seven floors of beer. The seventh floor offers an excellent opportunity to sit down and enjoy a cold one, while enjoying the view, at Gravity Bar.
Trinity College dates back to 1592, and most of the country’s historical figures studied here at one time. The Old Library holds 200.000 historical volumes. The famous Book of Kells and other treasures are shown in the Long Room.
National Museum of Ireland
Exhibitions here chronicle a wide range of topics including life in Egypt, the Ireland of the Vikings, and the country’s fight for independence. The most spectacular items are the Irish Bronze Age gold relics.
Malahide Castle has been both a fortress and a private home for nearly 800 years. It is situated in the pretty seaside town Malahide and many additions have been made to the architecture of the building over the years.
Legend has it that Malahide Castle has no less than five ghosts residing in its halls.