Interested in learning about life in Dublin?
Resort holidays can be great but you rarely get a chance to really experience life in your holiday country. If you want to get to know what life in Dublin is like, than hit the streets like a real Dub! Like all Capital City’s, Dublin can be expensive so we want to give you the inside track on the best free things to do in Dublin. This frees up your hard earned cash to spend sampling the delights in Temple Bar or in some of the more urban neighbourhoods or enjoying some unforgettable Day Tours.
- Dubliners are famous for ‘having the craic’. Whether it is listening to the chatter among the Street traders on Moore Street, checking out the Hipsters in the Vintage Shops,the Romantic Couples in St. Stephen’s Green, the people watching is unmissable!
- Some of our finest artists cut their teeth busking on our main thoroughfares on Grafton & Henry Street. If you happen to the on Grafton Street on Christmas Eve, take a break for the shopping mayhem & check out the Ultimate Busking Session. Traditionally some of Ireland’s best loved stars including Bono from U2, Hozier and Glen Hansard take to the streets to earn money for their favourite charities. Venture down to Smithfield Square for the inaugural Buskers Fleadh (festival) in October
- Interested in Art but fed up of stuffy Museums ? Head down to Merrion Square every Sunday. Each week approx. 200 emerging artists exhibit their art on the railings of Merrion Square. Wander around and see the best of emerging artist on the Irish Scene. This is a great chance to watch Dubliners mingle with local artists.
- Enjoy a self-guided Tour through Dublin using a Free Podcast. Local historian and author, Donal Fallon has created a 30-minute Podcast of the historical highlights of the city centre and a follow-up Podcast detailing all of the landmarks associated with the failed 1916 rebellion. Fashion guru Deirdre Hynd will tell you all about Dublin’s Hidden Gems. This Podcast is a must if you are interested in finding the best of Irish Indigenous Designers as well as Big Name Brands.
If you want to learn about life in Dublin then hit the Streets! The Irish are renowned as a friendly nation so wander around town and make a few new friends. The best things in life are free. You can get a real feel for life in Dublin whether you are a high roller or on a Budget. Get a feel for life by just sitting back and watching life in Dublin go by.