West County Hotel Blog

Local Attractions #37: The National Gallery of Ireland

25 June 2019

The National Gallery of Ireland has been open to the public since 1864 and houses over 2,000 painting and more than 10,000 other works and artefacts.

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Local Attractions #36: The Historical Walking Tour of Dublin

11 June 2019

Established in 1986, the Historical Walking Tour of Dublin is the longest running walking tour in Dublin City. Originally established to provide an income for post graduate history students, the tour prides itself in offering an entertaining and often amusing side to the history of the city of Dublin.

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21 May 2019

The Little Museum of Dublin is labelled “the people’s museum” and is voted the number one museum in Dublin on TripAdvisor. The aptly named museum is situated within a Georgian townhouse in the very centre of the city and prides itself in offering a unique and detailed overview on the fascinating aspects and stories of the history of Dublin in the 20th century, all told expertly by friendly and interactive guides.

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Local Attractions #34: Dublin Liberties Distillery

17 April 2019

Dublin Liberties Distillery is the newest distillery experience in Dublin City. Situated in the heart of Dublin’s historic Liberties area, the distillery plays on the history of its famous location and has created a unique tour experience for locals and tourists alike.

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West County Hotel Recognition of Excellence 2019

03 April 2019

HotelsCombined have recognised The West County Hotel Dublin amongst the best hotels in Ireland. The Australian-based hotel meta-search company, has started an extensive survey covering different types of accommodations within Ireland. This survey is based on gathering data from millions of guest reviews, and translating them to an official Recognition of Excellence.

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Local Attractions #33: War Memorial Gardens

02 April 2019

The War Memorial Gardens are one of the most famous wartime dedicatory gardens in Europe. Established as a dedication to the memory of 49,400 Irish soldiers who lost their life during the First World War of 1914 – 1918, the Gardens not only offer a unique memorial, but an interesting piece of architectural beauty.

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07 March 2019

Rascal’s Brewing was founded in 2014 and their brewing distillery is located in Inchicore. The Brewery now features a brand new tour experience for guests and visitors to get a first-hand experience of the brewing process and the colourful life of day-to-day brewing.

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Local attractions #31 : Glasnevin Cemetery Museum and Guided Tours

21 May 2018

Glasnevin Cemetery is one of Irelands largest visited Cemetery. Over 1.5 million people are buried on the grounds of the cemetery. Opened 7 days a week, with guided tours and a museum that will educate you beyond words. Everyday there is guided tours around the cemetery delivered by tour guides whom make the trip interesting and enjoyable for all ages.

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Local Attractions #30: National Botanic Gardens

01 May 2018

The National Botanic Gardens are a true beauty to the haven of over 20,000 living plants and flowers. The Botanic Gardens are famous for their planted glasshouse and its well-known Great Palm House and Turner Curvilinear Range. The Botanic gardens has received an award for ‘excellence in conservation architecture’.

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Local Attractions #29: Jameson Distillery Bow St.

09 April 2018

Located just distance walk from the city centre Jameson Distillery is a must see attraction when visiting Dublin. Jameson is the only place in Dublin in which you will truly get the best taste of Irish whiskey. Each year Jameson Distillery bring thousands of visitors through its doors.

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