West County Hotel Blog

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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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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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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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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Confirmation of Fáilte Ireland 3 Star Classification

22 September 2016

The West County Hotel is delighted to announce we have officially received an upgrade in our hotel star classification and have upgraded to a Three Star Hotel. The awarding of the extra star was confirmed on 21st September 2016 by Failte Ireland.

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Local Attractions #3: Kilmainham Gaol

20 September 2016

Kilmainham Gaol is located only 3km from The West County Hotel and is one of the most popular tourist spots in Dublin.

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LOCAL ATTRACTIONS #2: Guinness Storehouse

31 August 2016

Conveniently located just off Dublin City Centre and only 14 minutes from The West County Hotel, the Guinness Storehouse is Ireland's leading tourist attractions. The tour offers audio guides in five languages and also offers an ISL guide.

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