Ferry Crossings to Dublin

Medieval and Georgian architecture provide the backdrop to the bustling and lively streets filled with street entertainers of every kind. Dublin is a thriving centre for culture and is an extremely popular area and demand is high all year round. It is home to much of Ireland's cultural heritage. Magnificent public buildings such as Trinity College, Leinster House, and the Bank of Ireland at College Green are not to be missed.

Night time entertainment is a rich mix of international dining, word class theatre, rock concerts, jazz clubs and traditional music. The city also has the advantage of having surprisingly rural and picturesque suburbs. Coastal towns like Howth and Killiney allow the visitor to get away from it all without venturing far from the city.

Travelling to Dublin by ferry

  • Ferry ports to Dublin: Holyhead
  • Distance to Dublin: Only 2 miles to the city centre
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Why not treat yourself and get a Dublin pass to see the main attractions such as Dublin Castle, Dublin Zoo, Guinness Storehouse and St Patrick's Cathedral.

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Interesting Attractions include..

The Fry Model Railway

This is a unique collection of handmade models of Irish trains, from the beginning of rail travel to modern times. Not only Ireland's largest miniature railway, the exhibition is unique in that it is a working railway covering an area of 2,500 square feet. Situated in the beautiful grounds surrounding Malahide Castle, this delightful collection is a treat for railway enthusiasts....


Dublinia has been developed by The Medieval Trust to recreate the formative period in the city's growth from the arrival of the Anglo Normans in 1170 to the closure of its monasteries by Henry VIII in 1540. It is situated in a beautifully preserved building in the heart of the old city, next to Christ Church Cathedral.

Bank of Ireland

This centre of 20th century commerce is one of the most striking of Dublin's 18th century buildings. Built in 1729 to house the Irish Parliament, it became redundant when the British and Irish Parliaments were united in London. It would be a shame to leave this noble city without spending a few moments in one of Europe's most unique chambers.

Dublin Castle

This castle is the heart of historic Dublin. In fact the city gets it name from the Black Pool - 'Dubh Linn' which was on the site of the present Castle Garden. The Castle stands on the ridge on a strategic site at the junction of the River Liffey and its tributary the Poddle, where the original fortification may have been an early Gaelic Ring Fort.

For more information on attractions, pubs and restaurants visit www.visitdublin.com.

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