No one will fault you for taking the more traditional tourist route to sightseeing in Dublin, but when you’re done exploring St. Patrick's Cathedral, the Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and the Guinness Storehouse, take a journey to see the city's quirkier, less visited attractions. Care to see Napoleon's toothbrush or stroll through a car park to uncover the coolest street art? Follow our lead and visit these eight hidden gems in Dublin for a unique and unforgettable experience
17 Things you Must Do in Dublin! Are you looking for alternative out-of-the-ordinary things to do in Dublin Ireland? Then check out this guide. From the best place to eat cake and drink coffee to the best live music and where to shop vintage. - it's all in here.
This poignant ballad written by Frank and Sean O'Meara, tells the sad story of the wedding of Joseph Plunkett, one of the leaders of the 1916 Rising in Dublin and Grace Gifford his sweetheart,whom he married a few hours before his execution in Kilmainham Gaol. Song used by permission of Asdee Music Co. Ltd. (publisher). Performed by Donna Taggart. Audio used by permission of Donna Taggart.
The Kilmainham Gaol is a former prison and at now is a museum in Dublin, Ireland. Built in 1796 this jail played an important part in Irish history until 1924 when Kilmainham was decommisioned. Many Leaders of Irish revolutions was imprisioned and some executed. In the Great Famine era, the Kilmainham Gaol's populations was elevated, because a large number of food robbery and a large amount of this people was deported to Australia.
James Plunkett, a poet and a leader in the 1916 Rising, married the love of his life, Grace Gifford in his prison cell in Kilmainham Gaol the night before his execution. Grace wore widow’s black clothing forever afterwards. The folksong ‘Grace’ by Jim McCann immortalises their love story #lovedublin #dublinbemyvalentine