There are many layers to the city of Dublin amongst which every visitor finds their niche.
Dublin is a bustling city with a population of over 1.7 million and is home to over one hundred different nationalities. While it has a genuine cosmopolitan feel, Dublin has still managed to retain its own distinct culture which is expressed in a love of literature, drama, traditional music and sport.
Dublin is abundant with unique buildings and quirky shops and the streets are always bustling. Grafton Street is a two-minute walk from Trinity College Dublin and offers delegates a perfect opportunity for shopping.
The wide-ranging choice of nearby hotels, restaurants, and pubs should meet every visitor’s pocket and taste. Whether a chic boutique hotel, world-class international accommodation or a quaint B&B, Dublin’s menu suits every palette. The quintessential Dublin Pub provides the focal point of Dublin’s social life, illuminating the vibrant hues of Dubliners and their culture. Dublin is one of the oldest cities in Europe and with ancient churches, grand buildings and fine museums, cultural riches abound. From the ancient to the avant-garde, from history, architecture, literature, art and archaeology to the performing arts Dublin has it, with the real advantage to the visitor being that everything is contained within a small area. Furthermore, Dublin boasts the largest park to be found in a European city, the Phoenix Park.
When conference business is over, there is a wealth of activities and culture. Due to Dublin’s coastal location, the sea is an integral part of Dublin life. This allows for a wide variety of water activities, sports or just strolling. Inland, Dublin offers a pick of events from greyhound racing, a variety of many fine gardens, old stately homes and picturesque parklands.
Campanile, Trinity College Dublin by DomWestcliff [CC BY-SA 4.0 ], from Wikimedia Commons; Customs House by Filip Scridon [CC BY-SA 4.0 ], from Wikimedia Commons; Kilmainham Gaol by Antonio Camelo [CC BY-SA 4.0 ], from Wikimedia Commons; Guinness Brewery: Darrin [CC BY-SA 2.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons; Oscar Wilde statute: Arbol01 [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], from Wikimedia Commons.