Hello darkness my old friend – Delightful Dublin in Autumn
Date: 5 October, 2015
Hello darkness my old friend – Delightful Dublin in Autumn
I very often find myself accompanying my movements through Dublin city with a theme tune playing in my mind, even singing along at times. This morning was no different and the song in my head was an oldie I recently picked up from a Dublin gentleman at a local ballad session. It’s called the Dublin Saunter and declares in its soothing tempo that “Dublin can be heaven with coffee at eleven and a stroll in Stephen’s green”.
17 Things You Need to Know About Dublin
Date: 15 July, 2015
17 Things You Need to Know About Dublin
Ah Dublin, a world of its own. People flock here for the heritage, the history and the Guinness. But there's a lot more to the capital of the Emerald Isle. With a few surprises and some inside information, here are 17 things you need to know about Dublin.
15 Things You Can Do For Under €5 In Dublin
Date: 10 March, 2015
15 Things You Can Do For Under €5 In Dublin
Dublin is a little gem of a city. With thousands of pubs, dozens of parks and a million friendly locals, it has a great reputation with backpackers! Although like most European capitals it is on the expensive side of things, but there is so much you can do Dublin on the cheap. For example, these 15 things you can do for under €5 in Dublin...
Generation Tours Guide To The Best Craft Beer In Dublin
Date: 16 February, 2015
Generation Tours Guide To The Best Craft Beer In Dublin
You may have read our recent recommendations for pubs in Generation's Guide to the Best Pubs in Dublin in which we promised a dedicated recommendation list of our favourite craft beer pubs in Dublin to come soon... well here it is! We brought you our choice of Irish craft beers and the best craft beer in Dublin recently, which also included a little bit more about the brewing scene here, you can read it here, and below is our personal pick of the pubs to taste them in. Some are craft beers only (no Guinness – Really, in Dublin?? I hear you ask – Yep!) and some offer both craft beers and their 'waterier' cousins. Of course, with a note of subjectivity and in no particular order.
Gettin' Jiggy with it - TempleBar TradFest
Date: 27 January, 2015
Gettin' Jiggy with it - TempleBar TradFest
Irish Traditional Music, or ‘trad’ as it is affectionately abbreviated to, is commonplace as an almost essential feature of the quintessential ‘authentic Irish’ pub in Dublin. Trad is a commodity here. Indeed, those of you who have stepped foot in the Temple Bar district of Dublin will no doubt recall a cacophony of musical sounds, diddle-ayes and upbeat rhythms as jigs, reels, hornpipes and polkas are thrashed out of pubs on tin whistles, fiddles, banjos & guitars and meander their way around the hustle and bustle of the cobblestoned streets while amplified voices belt out tourist-fare ballads, the likes of the Irish Rover and Molly Malone.
21 Reasons You Need To Visit Dublin In 2015
Date: 6 January, 2015
21 Reasons You Need To Visit Dublin In 2015
There are so many reasons why every backpacker should check out Dublin. As Ireland’s capital, it’s cobbled streets and narrow roads are lined with some of the liveliest bars in the world. As small a city as Dublin is, it sure has a lot to offer.