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...
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...
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...
122 Capel St · interesting places nearby
Lots of red lacquer, black marble, a couple of fish tanks and the biggest TV we’ve ever seen is clear evidence that this place was designed to suit the sensibilities of the city’s substantial Chinese community, but it works for the Irish too: they come, preferably in big groups, and tuck into the fairly standard Chinese fare. Downstairs, a warren of tunnels leads to the karaoke dining rooms – probably the real reason this place is so popular.