St Mary’s Church
Designed by William Robinson in 1697, this is the most important church to survive from that period (although it’s no longer in use and...
National Leprechaun Museum
Abandon all cynicism ye who enter here, otherwise you won't get through the exhibits of this museum dedicated to the history of the...
St Mary’s Abbey
Where now the glories of Babylon? All that remains of what was once Ireland’s wealthiest and most powerful monastery is the...
Jazz, funk and blues bands perform here nightly; pay your €5 entry, order a Chimay and enjoy the good vibes. Nice.
Korean barbecue (usually grilled marinated meats) is all well and – in this instance – very good, but there’s something extra about this...
Mary St · interesting places nearby
We don’t normally go in for superpubs, but this one deserves a mention. Irish patriot Wolfe Tone, who was baptised here, and Arthur Guinness, brewery founder, who married here, might have conflicting views on the fate of this remarkable early 18th-century church. The glorious restoration features an enormous organ and historically important wall plaques and inscriptions. Expect a well-heeled crowd.