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 looking to sample the famous "craic" among the Irish people. 

There’s something for everyone: outdoor markets, exhibitions (e.g. the Irish Photography Centre, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios), music, buskers, theatre, galleries, cafés, fine restaurants, magicians, beautiful architecture, ancient cobbles, Viking history and even more. Part of the old city walls dating back to 12th century Dublin can be seen within Temple Bar.

Temple Bar
There are more than 70 specially commissioned works of public art located throughout Temple Bar. The Temple Bar Cultural Trust is open Mon-Fri 9.00am to 5.30pm and admission is free. Temple Bar in general is open to the public 24hrs and admission is free.


Distance from The West County Hotel
8kms or 25-minute car journey. All City Centre buses will take you close to Temple Bar (Bus numbers 26).

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