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
Ostensibly designed as a child-friendly museum of Irish folklore, this is really a romper-room for kids sprinkled with bits of fairy...
This 17-screen cinema shows only commercial releases. The seats are comfy, the concession stand is huge and the selection of pick ‘n’...
Delicious breakfasts and excellent sandwiches make this relatively new cafe one of the standout places for daytime eating on the north...
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.