West of Temple Bar:
- 10.30 + Christ Church (Protestant) Cathedral
Mr Stuart Kinsella
- 10.30+ St. Patrick's Cathedral (where Jonathan Swift - anonymous author of Gulliver's Travels in 1726 and The Drapier's Letters - was dean for 32 years).
- Mother Redcaps Tavern has traditional music sessions on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and all day Sunday. At The Liberties, Christchurch, Dublin 8 453-8306
Around St. Stephens Green:
- Sun 12am - 5pm Mon - Sat 9:30am - 5pm
See the Book of Kells and St. Patrick's 807 Confessions in the Book of Armagh within Trinity College
- National Gallery 661-5133 Mon-Sat 10-530 (Thu -830) Sun 2-5
- In the National Museum 677-7444 Tue-Sat 10-5 & Sun 2-5 Kildare St. Dublin 3,
check out the Ardagh Chalice, the cross of Cong and the Tara Brooch.
- Listen to the harp, bohdran, and uillean pipes at O'Donoghue's 15 Merrion Row 661-4303
- 3-5:30pm tea at the
Shelbourne Meridien Hotel 27 St Stephens Green
Dublin 2 Tel: +353-1-676-6471 Fax: 661-6006
- Shop with the natives in Dunnes, the biggest store in Dublin.
- Get bodhrans
(pronounced bow rawn) (drums), Arran sweaters, shamrocks, Celtic jewelery and Irish crafts at the House of Ireland, 65 Dawson Street, D2 (353 1 671 6133; http://www.hoi.ie)
- March 7 only: Antiques and Collectables Fair Newman House, 85 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2
Emigrant Ireland: Dealers from all parts of Ireland selling a wide range of antiques and collectors items including silver, porcelain, glass, paintings and prints, rare books, coins, stamps, military medals, curios, lace and linen.
Contact: Joan Murray Tel: +353-1-6708295 or Tel: 088-2670607
- Adam ( firstname.lastname@example.org) an I.T. student, recommends that "If you are in the mood for woman hunting try Sinnotts at Stephens green for a
- Sun 1130-530 Eat a Viking feast after experiencing the Viking Adventure 679-6040 Fax: 01-6796033 Essex Quay W, Temple Bar Dublin 2
East around Marion Square:
- Number 29 Museum on Lower Fitzwilliam St. Tue-Sat 10-5, Sun 2-5
- Home of William Butler Yeats senator and author of The Celtic Twilight (1893), a book of peasant legends.
- Home of Oscar Wilde, author of The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891)
and The Importance of Being Ernest (1895).
- Home of the Dillons? Special arrangement necessary?
South of the Green:
- Harcourt Hotel for traditional music.
- National Concert Hall 671-1888 on Ealsfor Terrance.
North of the river along O'Connell Street:
- Hugh Lane Museum of Modern Art Tue - Sat 10.00 - 5.30 Sun 12.00 - 5.30.
- Dublin Writers Museum on 18-19 Parnell Square, Dublin 1. 872 8077
Ireland's Nobel Prize laureates Yeats, socialist George Bernard Shaw (whose 1913 Pygmalion was adapted as the musical play and film "My Fair Lady").
, playwright Samuel (Barclay) Beckett (1954, Waiting for Godot, Happy Days), and poet Seamus (Justin)
Heaney as well as Jonathan Swift and James Joyce. Mon - Fri 10am - 5pm
Sat 10am - 5pm Sun 11:30am - 6pm
- In the
Garden of Remembrance a sculture is inspired by W. B. Yeats' Children of Lir changed into swans.
- Dublin Tourism Office
- General Post Office
- Brunch at Kitty O'Shea's 25 Upper Grand Canel St. 660-8050
- 2-4 pm, during the "Holy Hour", get locked in to traditional Irish music at the Brazen Head (the oldest pub in Ireland) 20 Lower Bridge St. 679-5186