Just 5 minutes walk from our apartments is the newly opened 1916 Museum in O’ Connell Street. This was the location of much of the fighting during the 1916 Easter Rising. Advanced ticket booking recommended as it can be very busy at peak times. The Audio Visual show is really[…]
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St. Michigan’s Church is a an amazing city centre place of worship which was founded over 900 years ago in 1095. It was built to serve the vikings, then rebuild in the years after 1685 with a further restoration at 1998. The church now belongs to the Protestant Church of[…]
“Wanting to Escaping from your usual environment?” and thinking of increasing your travel personality as an intellectual traveler?… Your definitely in the right spot!!!. Its about time to leave your current spot and must-see the magnificent cultural heritage of Dublin. Christ Church Cathedral is situated in the former heart of[…]
The Chester Beatty Library behind Dublin Castle is a superb Art Museum and Library which displays the treasures collected all around the world by Chester Beatty (1875 – 1968). It is not to be missed on any trip to Dublin and admission is free. From 21 October 2016 until 29[…]
A few minutes walk from our apartments you will find the amazing Church Pub. In the centre of the pedestrian-only shopping area you will find an old church which has been preserved and partly transformed into a pub, cafe and formal dining establishment. The parish of St Mary’s was founded[…]
Hey, there is lots to see around the Liberties. Here are a few photos to get you interested. Teeling Distillery is a must and there are two lovely indoor markets adjacent. All less than 10 minutes walk from St Patrick’s Cathedral. We have a great selection of holiday apartments close[…]
The Teeling Whiskey Distillery is Dublin’s newest destination for whiskey fans and for anyone with an interest in Dublin’s centuries long association with Irish Whiskey. Located in the Liberties area, in the heart of Dublin City Centre, the Distillery is fully operational and you will see the actual whiskey distillation[…]
St Valentine’s Day is gradually becoming a big event on the Dublin Calendar. At Halfpenny Bridge Holiday Homes we already have our first 2017 Bookings for that special day of romance and love – February 14th. Dublin is a great place to bring your loved one for a celebration. There[…]
On your holiday be sure to explore the current Dublin music scene. Remember all of our apartments are at the heart of the Capitals music activity. If you are interested in Traditional, Rock or Classical there are venues within walking distance of our apartments.
It is estimated that during 2015 almost 45,000 Chinese visitors came to Ireland. China is a massive market and the UN World Tourism Organisation have calculated that around 120 million Chinese people travel abroad every year. They are also big spenders and leave behind $165 billion in destination countries. Tourism[…]
The 2016 International Literature Festival Dublin promises to offer audiences some of the finest as well as high power writers in the world to debate, provoke, delight and enthrall. With readings, discussions, debates,workshops, performance and screenings, the festival creates a hotbed of ideas. There is a fantastic line up of[…]
There is world class sporting entertainment for holidaymakers coming to Dublin between 19th and 22nd May. The Irish Open Golf Championship is being held in the K Club, Straffan, County Kildare. Its just 50 minutes from Dublin City Centre and parking at the event will be free. The big news[…]
The 1916 celebrations on Easter Sunday were a credit to the Army and Naval Service. The Air Corps flyover during the O’ Connell Street Ceremony was awesome. However – it was The Army Pipe Band playing Mise Eire, the beautiful Sean O’ Riordan musical piece, that stole the show and[…]
This morning, 10 November, the Dollar has continued its gain against Euro and is now up 11.2% since the beginning of 2015. The Euro is now trading at $1.07 and this is good news for US visitors thinking of coming to Ireland. Some observers see the a ‘greenback’ move towards parity[…]
Seems like we are heading for a for a record year for Irish tourism in 2015, with almost 6.65 million people arriving during the January to September period – an increase of 12%, or an additional 737,600 overseas visitors, when compared to 2014. North America visitors number are up almost[…]
Croke Park Stadium Tour and Museum Tickets and Description: crokepark.ie Learn about Ireland’s National Sports – Opening Hours The GAA Museum is open throughout the year. January – May and September – December Monday – Saturday: 09.30 – 17.00 Sunday & Bank Holiday: 10.30 – 17.00 June – August Monday –[…]
Explore Ireland Interested is sport? Or just like an Exciting day out! You have to attend a Gaelic Football, Hurling or Camogie match. Book Now to be guaranteed availability during Spring/Summer 2016 Season. Here are the rules of the Games Explained: Or read more HERE.
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