With a capital city so rich in history and culture, the only trouble you’ll have on weekend breaks in Dublin is trying to squeeze everything into one trip! So we’ve tried to help you rest easy when it comes to planning your stay by listing just some of the top cultural activities in Ireland for you to enjoy. The only question is – what’s the craic?
Culture in Dublin
Top indoor cultural attractions in Dublin
Get your holiday in Ireland off to a great start by exploring EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, one of Dublin’s top attractions. If you’re looking for some fun kid-friendly activities, popular places to visit like 14 Henrietta Street and Dublinia are ideal for family days out in Dublin. Music-lovers can head to The Irish Rock 'n' Roll Museum Experience in the famous Temple Bar district, while history-lovers won’t want to miss out on seeing the incredible Book of Kells exhibition and Old Library in Trinity College.
Temple Bar Food Market
University College, Dublin
Top outdoor cultural attractions in Dublin
From quick bucket list ticks like taking a walk over the Ha’penny Bridge to spending entire days out at popular parks in Dublin, you’ll have plenty of outdoor activities in Ireland to enjoy. The sandy and scenic Dollymount Strand beach is ideal for laid-back summer days out in Dublin, or if you’re on a tight time schedule, why not book one of many Ireland walking tours? You’ll find all kinds of cultural and heritage tours in Dublin for to you join during your trip.
Top places to eat in Dublin
There’s more than one way to feed your cultural appetite throughout Dublin short breaks! Bargain-hunters and foodies alike will love strolling around the Temple Bar Food Market and trying some of the best local delicacies. With so many picturesque outdoor attractions in Dublin, it’s easy to see why places like Phoenix Park and St Stephen’s Green are popular picnic spots on romantic breaks in Ireland, before toasting a great getaway with a cocktail at The Church bar. Plus, when you’re looking for family restaurants in Dublin, why not enjoy great-value meals at our Thyme restaurant in Dublin city centre?