Mandala Day Spa
It sells itself as the 'essence of Eastern solace', but even the cringeworthy feng shui nonsense doesn't detract from the fact that this...
Royal Irish Academy
Ireland's pre-eminent society of letters has an 18th-century library that is home to several important documents, including a collection...
Built in 1710 by Joshua Dawson – after whom the street is named – this has been the official residence of Dublin's mayor since 1715, and...
To see the smallest bar in Dublin, go through a small doorway, down a narrow flight of steps and into two tiny rooms that always seem...
Below SamSara , this long and cavernous restaurant serves high-end Thai nosh to Dublin's beautiful young things. The lamb massaman, a...
35 Dawson St · interesting places nearby
This huge Middle Eastern–themed drinking emporium is packed at weekends with gorgeous young things and thingies, air-kissing and comparing their designer ware. The seats are too uncomfortable and there's an overwhelming vibe of 'me, me, me!' but you can get through it by meditating on samsara – the endless cycle of suffering and reincarnation. Or just enjoy the eye candy.