"I remember it - Dublin in a rainstorm" Dublin by BeatChick

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Keats & Yeats are on your side, Wilde is on Mine

Pub crawling
Literary haunts (Wilde, Joyce, Keats, Swift, Stoker)
Shopping on Grafton Street
Day trips throughout Ireland
Eating fish & chips at Burdock's
Boxty at Gallagher's
Hot chocolate at Bewley's
Book of Kells
Trinity College
Beautiful old churches
Georgian architecture
Funnily-named statues (Tart with the Cart)
Afternoon Tea at The Shelbourne Hotel
Strolling through St. Stephens' Green
Riding the LUAS tram
Attending a movie at 8pm because you can't find a theatre open past 10pm
Butterless popcorn
Historical haunts (GPO, Strongbow's grave at Christ Church Cathedral)
Anna Livia Plurabelle
O'Connell Bridge
Connolly Station
Pseudo-Japanese food at Wagamama's
Hunting down the most wonderful bakery that serves the coziest tea...

- these are my memories of Dublin. They may not be the real Dublin. In fact, they may be the ultratouristy Dublin, but it's my Dublin nonetheless. If you care to take a gander, pop into my page and have looksee!


Sunday - April 11th

Leo Burdocks Fish & Chips

Monday - April 12th

Blarney Castle
Elephant & Castle

Tuesday - April 13th

Wicklow Mountains
Kilkenny (medieval town)
Literary Pub Crawl
Gallagher's Boxty House

Wednesday - April 14th

Dun Laoghaire


Thursday - April 15th

Grafton Street
Fodor's Georgian Dublin Walk
Afternoon Tea at The Shelbourne Hotel
St. Stephen's Green
Merrion Square (Oscar Wilde)

Friday - April 16th

Fodor's Literary Dublin Walk
General Post Office
O'Connell Bridge

Saturday - April 17th

St. Stephens' Green Shopping Centre
Temple Bar District
Bad Ass Café (Sinéad O'Connor association)

Sunday - April 18th

Sick Day - Ugh!

Monday - April 19th

Book of Kells
Trinity College
Street Performers

Tuesday - April 20th

St. Patrick's Cathedral
Christ Church
Queen of Tarts
Eddie Rockets

Wednesday - April 21st

Can't believe we're going home!

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Literary & musical associations, pubs, history, winding cobblestoned streets, a river that cleaves the town in twain...
  • Cons:It's too far from my hometown. :)
  • In a nutshell:What's not to love?
  • Last visit to Dublin: Apr 2010
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Ruai's Profile Photo
    Sep 5, 2010 at 1:40 PM

    I enjoyed the pics, beatchick :)

  • Aug 24, 2010 at 1:42 PM

    Wonderful weekend in Dublin, everything brilliant other than The Bad Ass Cafe - breakfast was atrocious - cremated mushrooms, extremely poor quality sausages and bacon served with cold toast (the baked beans were ok). Give this place a wide berth.

  • gilabrand's Profile Photo
    Jun 5, 2010 at 11:29 PM

    Tart with a heart. LOL


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