Get to know your host City
Buzzing streets, easy-going locals and culture around every corner – make sure to use your time at the Life Long Learning in Pharmacy 2020 to get to know Dublin – a city built on personality.
Through works of literary genius, liquid legacies, castles, parks and stunning national museums Dublin is a blend of modern living and time-old tradition.
Like most modern cities, Dublin is divided into several unique segments each with their own distinct flavour, but one thing binds them all together – you know there’ll always be a warm welcome waiting for you wherever you’re heading!
Find more information about the city’s segments, from unmissable cultural and historical gems to tech and party hotspots on the Visit Dublin website.
Dublin city center is easily explored on-foot and a convenient transport network takes you wherever you wish to go. Here are just a few top tourist attractions to check out during your stay in Dublin.
Dublin's #1 tourist attraction. While in Dublin, you can learn all about Guinness' rich history. As you walk through each floor you will learn what goes into making a perfect pint of Guinness. The converted grain storehouse of Ireland’s most famous brewer is the most popular museum in town, where thousands visitors make their way up through the exhibits to reach the Gravity Bar with dazzling views of Dublin city – and the free pint of what many consider the best Guinness in the world. Tickets can be booked online on the Guinness website.
Viking Splash Tours
Join Viking Splash Tours on a tour around the main sights of Dublin City - by land and water! Let the Vikings show you the sites and scenes of the capital city from a World War II amphibious vehicle – all whilst the guides deliver an informative, entertaining and engaging commentary, ensuring all are captivated on this thrilling tour!
Tours run multiple times daily and tickets can be booked on the Viking Splash Tours website.
Dublin's Kilmainham Gaol was the scene of some of the most important – and tragic – episodes of Irish history. It held some of the most famous political and military leaders in Irish history such as Robert Emmet, Charles Stewart Parnell, the 1916 Rising leaders and Countess Constance Markievicz who commanded rebel forces at the RCSI during the Easter Rising. The visit includes a guided tour and exhibition. It is a very busy site and visitors may experience a delay during the summer months. Access is by guided tour only. Tours can be booked on the Kilmainham Gaol website.