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Top Choice Modern Irish in Baltimore

Glebe Gardens & Café

The beautiful gardens here are an attraction in themselves (admission is €5). If you're dining, lavender and other herbs add fragrant aromas that waft over the tables inside and out. Food, sourced from the gardens a…
Museum in Baltimore

Baltimore Castle

Baltimore harbour is dominated by the stone tower of 13th-century castle of Dun na Sead (Fort of the Jewels). Inside, the great hall houses seasonal art displays and exhibits on the town's and the castle's history, …
Seafood in Baltimore


The upstairs restaurant at the Waterfront hotel enjoys elevated sea views and serves luscious shellfish platters containing lobsters, prawns, brown crabs, velvet crabs, shrimp and oysters. Opening times vary: check …
Pub in Baltimore

Bushe's Bar

Seafaring paraphernalia drips from the ceiling at this genuinely character-filled old bar. The benches outside on the main square are the best spots in town for a sundowner. Famous crab sandwiches are served when fr…
Cultural in Baltimore

Baltimore Pirate Weekend

A long weekend of family-oriented fun, with boat trips, outdoor activities, treasure hunts, music and dancing, all in memory of a notorious event in Baltimore's history, when the port was attacked by Barbary pirates…
Food & Drink in Baltimore

Seafood & Wooden Boat Festival

A showcase for local restaurants and seafood producers. Jazz bands perform in the square and traditional wooden sailboats race around the harbour.
Music in Baltimore

Fiddle Fair

Sessions from international and local musicians.