Tours & Leisure
Dublin Tourism’s website is packed tight with information on what do see and do in the Dublin area. You will find all you need to know about current festivals, concerts, theatres, museums, tours, sporting events, bars, restaurants and all the events and activities available to you during your stay.
If you decide to travel outside Dublin during your stay in Ireland you will find information on accommodation, what to see and do, festivals & events and sites of historical and cultural importance throughout the country.
We are delighted to be able to offer ICUC8 delegates a 20% discount on the 2, 3, 6 day Dublin Pass. This offers you free entry to over 30 of Dublin’s top visitor attractions and access to over 25 special offers and discounts in shops, restaurants, leisure pursuits, tours and much more!
For more information and to purchase the discounted pass please click here. Enter the code KEYNOTE at the checkout to obtain your discount.
With new attractions The National Aquatic Centre and Skerries Mills, as well as fantastic new special offers, there has never been a better way to experience Dublin!
Not only does The Dublin Pass offer great value and convenience, it also allows you to be a VIP and skip the queues at Dublin’s major attractions.
Historical Insights is Dublin’s longest established walking tour operator (1986) & offers a range of historical tours on both scheduled & group booking basis. All the guides are history graduates & most are engaged in ongoing research & study. The tours offer more than just sight-seeing but are more like ‘seminars on the street’, described by the ‘Irish Times’ as ‘an outstanding blend of history and humour’.
Booking: Tel: +353 1 87 688 9412 http://www.historicalinsights.ie
This is an award-winning show that crawls from pub to pub with professional actors performing from the works of Dublin’s most famous writers – Joyce, Beckett, Oscar Wilde, Brendan Behan and many more.
Booking: +353 1 670 5602 or visit www.dublinpubcrawl.com
Dublin is among the most important music cities in the world, and to celebrate this Dublin Tourism proudly presents an exciting Rock & Stroll Visitor Trail. This guide will take you around the significant sites in the development of the musical career of U2, the Corrs, Westlife, Sinead O’Connor, Bob Geldof, Chris de Burgh, The Chieftans,The Dubliners and many more.
So take some time and rock and stroll around Dublin – you never know who you might meet!
See Dublin the fun way in our reconditioned World War II vintage amphibious military vehicles.
Let our Viking guides tell you about the city centre sights and they might even teach you the Viking Roar!
Each tour lasts around 80 minutes (60 minutes on land and 20 minutes in Grand Canal Harbour).
A must for anyone interested in the history and development of Ireland’s national games of hurling and Gaelic football. Interactive and touch-screen technology help bring to life the unique moments, players and games from the past up to the present day. Visitors can test their own skills in hurling and Gaelic football in the specially-designed interactive games area.
Visitors to the museum can also experience Croke Park Stadium, one of the most historic and modern sporting arenas anywhere in the world. The stadium tour goes behind the scenes at this 82,300 capacity stadium, including dressing rooms, player’s tunnel, pitch-side, corporate suites, VIP section and state-of-the-art media centre.
Student discounts apply.
Included in The Dublin Pass.
Dublin Bikes is a self-service bike rental system open to everyone from 14 years of age. With 40 stations and 450 dbs (bikes), it enables you to travel through the city centre and enjoy Dublin city at your leisure.
Dublin Bikes offers 40 stations distributed throughout the city centre to enable easy access and optimal use. Located in close proximity to each other, every station has a minimum of 15 stands in situ making it easy to enjoy the Dublin Bikes service.
For pricing information and a map showing the location of the Dublin Bikes stations visit www.dublinbikes.ie
Phoenix Park Bike Hire
Phoenix Park Bike Hire is located at Stop 16 of the CityTour Bus route and offers a simple but professional bike hire and rental service.
A wide range of bikes are designed to cater for all ages and the newly extended network of cycle lanes make this a safe and enjoyable way for people to experience and explore the Park.
The Phoenix Park at 707 hectares (1752 acres), is a historic landscape of international importance and one of the largest designed landscapes in any European city. It is home to Áras an Uachtaráin, (the residence of the Irish President), Dublin Zoo, Victorian People’s Gardens, Victorian Walled Kitchen Garden, tea rooms.
For further information on bike hire visit www.phoenixparkbikehire.com and Phoenix Park visit www.phoenixpark.ie
Cycling Safaris, based in University College Dublin offer 3 and 7 night self guided cycling tours along the beautiful southeast coastline and through the Wicklow Mountains.
A number of other group, and self guided tours are also available throughout Ireland.
For prices and further information visit www.cyclingsafaris.com
The links below will give you further information on fly fishing in Ireland.
Whether you are an avid golfer or the occasional swinger of a club – Dublin will have the golf course for you. With over 60 of the finest courses in the country within the County Dublin area, all needs and handicaps are catered for. The fantastic parkland courses all play to an excellent standard, and even the easy ones have been known to catch people out. Dublin also offers some of the best links in the country.
It is advisable to book your tee times in advance to avoid disappointment.
The Dublin Golf Pass allows access to play Dublin’s finest golf courses at exclusive rates. Combining efficiency, variety and value for money, the Dublin Golf Pass is designed to make Dublin’s rich and varied golf product more accessible to the visitor.
For a list of movies showing in the centrally located Savoy and Screen cinemas visit www.omniplex