You aren’t an aspirin you won’t dissolve on a Rainy Day in Dublin.
After such a glorious Summer, we aren’t as prepared for inclement days. Dublin is renowned for having four seasons in one day. Fear not, Dublin is an amazing city to explore in all types of weather. Apart from indulging in some serious retail therapy check out our favourite things to do.
Grab a Highstool on a rainy day
Dublin is famous for its legendary Pubs full of Craic and Charm. Rainy days can be great days for a High Stool (Bar Stool) and opportunity to imbibe a few! While Temple Bar is excellent for late night revelry, why not explore some of Dublin’s more traditional bars. The Long Hall on Dublin’s George’s Street dates back to 1766 and exudes old school charm. This Traditional bar is decorated with filigree-edged mirrors, polished meticulous handcrafted dark wood carvings and traditional snugs. Rainy Days and Snugs are a match made in heaven 🙂
Embrace your inner Culture Vulture
One of the best things to do in Dublin is to hang out in the free museums. The National Gallery of Ireland contains over 16,000 and has something for every taste. The Portrait section featuring the images of famous Irish people including chat show host Graham Norton, legendary sportsman Henry Shefflin and famous designer John Rocha. If you prefer classic art then make sure to check out the resident works by Masters Picasso, Gainsborough, Goya, Monet and Rembrandt.The epicentre of Dublin’s Cultural institution is open for 361 days a year including late night opening on Thursdays.
Complimentary Walking Tours
There’s no such thing as Bad Weather only inadequate clothing! Life’s too short to wait for the ‘optimal weather’. Put on some waterproofs and explore the City. Yellow Umbrella Tours operates a Northside morning walking tour Dublin Visitor Centre Grafton Street, Dublin 2. at 10:30am and from 17 Lower O’Connell street at 10:45. Meet the friendly guides at on Grafton Street at 2:30 pm and at 2:45pm from 17 Lower O’Connell street to explore south of the Liffey. This is a free walking tour -tips are discretionary and well received!