Visit Dublin City
As literary genius and Dublin native James Joyce, once said, “When I die Dublin will be written in my heart.” Ireland’s capital should be on everyone’s bucket list. This picturesque and lively city is filled with ancient, historical monuments and friendly locals who make you feel just at home with their Irish charm.
Not forgetting the city’s tasty restaurants, cosy cafés, and pubs filled with great craic and pints. Ashling Hotel is perfectly located to allow you explore all that this vibrant and cultural city has to offer.
Immerse yourself in the rich Dublin cultural heritage; take a Whiskey tour of the world famous Jameson Distillery, stroll the streets of Temple Bar or visit the Book of Kells at Trinity College.
Live Event Venues
Dublin is awash with live action music and sporting events, from world class rugby in the Aviva Stadium to traditional Gaelic Games in Croke Park. From up and coming local talent to musical household names, Dublin has a venue to suit all.
Discover the best places to shop in Dublin, meandour down Grafton Street to the iconic Brown Thomas’, visit the high street store in St. Stephens Green Shopping Centre or the one of a kind boutiques in the historic Powerscourt Townhouse.
Discover sights such as St Patrick’s and Christchurch Cathedrals, Trinity College and Georgian Dublin on a Viking Dublin Splash tour or visit Dublin Zoo in the largest park in Europe the Phoenix Park.
You will be spoilt for choice of visitor attractions in Dublin, many steeped in history and Irish culture. From the Guinness Storehouse to the Epic Irish Emigration Museum, the GPO, Kilmainham Gaol and our neighbours in Collins Barracks.
Ashling Hotel is a wonderful base for families to explore the whole array of family attractions on the doorstep. Choose from Imaginosity, Airfield, Dublin Zoo, little Museum of Dublin and Dublina.
Dublin 8, is home to many acclaimed landmarks, such as Europe’s largest enclosed park, Phoenix Park and home to Ireland’s iconic black beer, Guinness. Ashling Hotel is surrounded by “old Dublin”, filled with history and culture, quaint cafés and unique shops.
Dublin has such an eclectic mix of visitor attractions and things to see and do, there truly is something for everyone. Read our suggested itineraries for ideas on how to plan your perfect escape.