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LOCAL ATTRACTIONS #13: MARSH’S LIBRARY

18 July 2017

Marsh’s Library is situated right beside St. Patrick’s Cathedral and is home to over 25,000 rare and fascinating books and manuscripts. The library allows the guest to step back into the eighteenth century, due to its largely unchanged interior since its founding in 1707.

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LOCAL ATTRACTIONS #12: EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

05 July 2017

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum is a brand new award-wining experience located in the beautiful chq building in Dublin’s Docklands only a quick trip from The West County Hotel. The museum brings you on a journey through Ireland's history of emigration.

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Local Attractions #11: Teeling Whiskey Distillery

27 June 2017

Located in the historic Libertines in the centre of Dublin, Teeling Whiskey Distillery is one of Dublin’s newest tourist areas for whiskey lovers. The distillery is currently Dublin City’s only fully operational distillery, the first to open in the capital for 125 years.

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Local Attractions #10: Christ Church Cathedral

07 June 2017

Christ Church Cathedral was founded almost 1,000 years ago and is one of the top visitor attractions in Dublin. Visitors can enjoy and view the beautiful interior of the Cathedral and witness the wide range of important collection of relics within the cathedral, including a miraculous speaking cross and a piece from the crib of Jesus.

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Local Attractions #9: Phoenix Park Bikes

11 May 2017

Phoenix Park Bikes is a professional bike rental company located just inside the main entrance to the Phoenix Park at Parkgate Street. The company offers the best possible way to explore the park: renting a bicycle for a few hours and embracing all that the park has to offer.

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Local Attractions #8: Croke Park and The Etihad Skyline Rooftop Tour

21 March 2017

Croke Park is the iconic stadium of Ireland’s national sports, Gaelic Football and Hurling. Steeped in tremendous history and the heart of Irish sporting events for over 100 years, Croke Park hosts (among other events) The All Ireland Football and Hurling finals each year.

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LOCAL ATTRACTIONS #7: DUBLINIA.

27 December 2016

The City of Dublin can trace its origin back more than 1,000 years from when the Vikings settled in the area known as Duiblinn (or Black Pool). Here at Dublinia, you get to learn about life back in the Viking and the medieval period in Dublin.

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Local Attractions #6: The Irish Whiskey Museum.

20 December 2016

Located directly across the road from Trinity College in the center of Dublin City (bottom of Grafton Street), the Irish Whiskey Museum offers a modern and fully interactive tour depicting the rise, the fall and the current revival of Irish Whiskey across the Globe.

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LOCAL ATTRACTIONS #5: TEMPLE BAR

26 October 2016

Temple Bar is the historic heart of Dublin, full to the brim with arts, culture and creativity. Located in the very heart of Dublin city center, Temple Bar is situated between Westmoreland Street and Christchurch. Providing a cultural hotspot during the day, Temple Bar has a lively nightlife popular among tourists visiting Dublin.

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LOCAL ATTRACTIONS #4: THE PHOENIX PARK

19 October 2016

The West County Hotel is situated next door to Europe’s largest public park, The Phoenix Park. The Phoenix Park is 1752 acres of historic landscape and was originally conceived as a royal deer park.

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