Arts & culture

A city at the heart of art!

A city at the heart of art!

Ireland has always specialised in two artistic disciplines: the written word, and the sung note.

Castletown

Castletown

Castletown is Ireland’s first and finest Palladian country house, the estate is situated on the banks of the River Liffey within 120 acres of beautifully-restored parklands and with views of the Wicklow Mountains.

Dublin Castle

Dublin Castle

The story of Dublin Castle is the story of Ireland over more than 1,000 years. You can discover a treasure trove of art and culture and experience a story of tragedy and triumph that changed Ireland forever.

Farmleigh House

Farmleigh House

Farmleigh House provides accommodation for visiting dignitaries and guests of the nation. As a former home of the Guinness family, Farmleigh remains a unique representation of the Edwardian period.

Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, both the guardian and storyteller for over 1.5 million people. Hear their stories through tours of the cemetery, a visit to the museum or through a genealogy search for your family history.

House of Waterford Crystal

House of Waterford Crystal

The House of Waterford Crystal opens the door to more than 200 years of crystal manufacturing. Visit and be a part of the story as you witness craftsmen making crystal stemware, giftware and masterpieces before your very eyes.

Irish National War Memorial Gardens

Irish National War Memorial Gardens

The Irish National War Memorial Gardens are the most famous Irish work of noted architect Sir Edwin Lutyens. They are dedicated to the Irish men and women who died in World War I and are full of treasures to be discovered.

Kilkenny Castle

Kilkenny Castle

Take the whole family to Kilkenny Castle and journey through 900 years of captivating history and 50 acres of beautiful parkland, the castle is open all year round and there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Project Arts Centre

Project Arts Centre

Project Arts Centre is Dublin’s best kept secret, a venue packed full of surprises, tucked away in the historic cobbled street of Temple Bar. You can choose to watch theatre, music, dance, visual arts and everything in between.

Rathfarnham Castle

Rathfarnham Castle

Visit Rathfarnham Castle, take a guided tour and discover the varied history of this fascinating building and its former residents which included Lord Chancellors, an Earl, a 17th-century beauty and a renowned physicist.

Saint Patrick’s Cathedral

Saint Patrick's Cathedral

Saint Patrick’s Cathedral is a place where history is alive and tradition breathes, where lives are remembered and transformed, and where all are welcome to experience and explore the loving presence of God.