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Jen (63.100.108.19 - 63.100.108.19)
Posted on Monday, April 14, 2003 - 01:15 pm:   Edit Post Print Post

A Chairde,

I know this is a bit off topic of the Irish language, but I was hoping a few here might be willing to help me out. I will be in Dublin for one weekend at the end of May and I am looking for ideas on what to do/see. I've never been to Dublin (or Ireland) before, so I thought some of the touristy stuff (no matter how cliche) might be in order.

I'm thinking of taking a day trip on Saturday to Newgrange, then while I'm in Dublin: Temple Bar, Guinness brewery, GPO, St. Stephen's Green, Book of Kells. Am I missing anything grand? Is anything I've mentioned terribly overrated?

Go raibh maith agat!

Jen

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Aonghus (159.134.58.218 - 159.134.58.218)
Posted on Monday, April 14, 2003 - 03:49 pm:   Edit Post Print Post

Sounds like a reasonable program.
National Museum in Kildare Street is good if you're interested in pre & early History.

I haven't seen the Collins barracks part (Decorative arts)

Important if you want to buy Irish books:
An Siopa Leabhar
6 Harcourt Street
(SW Corner of Stephens Green)
Open on Saturday

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Pól (66.152.218.225 - 66.152.218.225)
Posted on Monday, April 14, 2003 - 04:47 pm:   Edit Post Print Post

Jen, a chara,
I was looking for some info re a walking tour
that I took in 1992 that was based out of Bewley's Cafe: that tour, which had been an historical one, is now apparently a literary walking tour.
But I did find some info on something else, a walking tour about the Easter Rising. Haven't taken it myself (or been in Dublin since '97),
but it looks interesting. Here's the link:
http://indigo.ie/~1916/index.htm

Ádh mór,
Pól

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Risteárd (132.236.122.140 - 132.236.122.140)
Posted on Monday, April 14, 2003 - 07:30 pm:   Edit Post Print Post

I've heard that the historial walking tours that start from Trinity College are also very good:

http://www.historicalinsights.ie/

Bain sult as!

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jen (63.100.108.20 - 63.100.108.20)
Posted on Tuesday, April 15, 2003 - 12:00 pm:   Edit Post Print Post

A chairde,

Fantastic! Go raibh mile maith agat! I'm presently reading a book on Michael Collins, so the Easter Rising tour would be a great compliment! I'll also be sure to check out the bookstore. Actually, I'm sure I would enjoy the National Museum very much, just don't know if I'll have time too see it.

Slán,
Jen

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Pádraig Ó Tuathchair (216.20.28.2 - 216.20.28.2)
Posted on Tuesday, April 15, 2003 - 12:04 pm:   Edit Post Print Post

That reminds me that I will be traveling to Ireland at the end of April. Any suggestions of where I should go? It's my first time actually in the country. I am visiting my relatives in County Tipperary and County Kerry area's.

Anything would be appreciated,
Go raibh maith agat agus slán,
Pádraig

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Phil (159.134.209.233 - 159.134.209.233)
Posted on Tuesday, April 15, 2003 - 03:12 pm:   Edit Post Print Post

Dublin Zoo. It's inside the Phoenix Park, the biggest park in Europe.

-Phil

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