Irish public hospitals aren’t usually attractions, but this one – founded in 1748 as the first maternity hospital in the British Isles –...
Charles Stewart Parnell Statue
An imposing statue of Charles Stewart Parnell (1846–91), Home Rule advocate and victim of Irish morality.
Garden of Remembrance
This rather austere little park was opened by President Eamon de Valera in 1966 for the 50th anniversary of the Easter Rising. The most...
The Ambassador started life as a theatre and then became a cinema. It's now primarily an exhibition and performance space, hosting...
Cobalt Café & Gallery
A lovely little cafe just opposite the James Joyce Cultural Centre, the Cobalt occupies the ground floor of an elegant Georgian building...
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Gate Theatre information
The city’s most elegant theatre, housed in a late-18th-century building, features a generally unflappable repertory of classic Irish, American and European plays. Orson Welles and James Mason played here early in their careers. Even today it is the only theatre in town where you might see established international movie stars work on their credibility with a theatre run.