Five Dublin Film Locations from Once Musical

As the stage production of the Grammy/Tony/Sundance/Oscar award-winning musical Once makes its European debut in Dublin this week, it seems the perfect time to take a wander through some of the most memorable Dublin locations from the movie. 1. Walton’s World of Music Waltons music shop on South Great George’s Street features in several key scenes in the film. The most notable of course is when Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova sit down at one…
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Dublin Travel Essentials: StoryMap App

Ask any visitor what their favourite thing about Dublin is and they might mention the Jameson Distillery, The Book of Kells or Temple Bar. What never fails to impress though is the people. ¬†Dubliners are famously witty, friendly and entertaining ¬†and now thanks to a new app, it’s possible to roam the streets of the Irish capital accompanied by your very own crew of local ¬†storytellers. StoryMap App: The Science Bit Storymap App works by…
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Christmas Shopping in Dublin

Traditionally, December 8th, the ‘Feast of the Immaculate Conception’ was the day when bargain hunters from all over Ireland descended on the big smoke to pick up their Christmas shopping. With the spread of better regional shopping centres, not to mention online shopping, the tradition is no longer as popular, but that doesn’t mean Dublin isn’t a great place to find quirky and uniquely Irish gifts. The following is Travel Edits’ pick of the best…
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The Dublin Edit: Tuzo – A New Mexican Kitchen in Town

Dublin is undergoing something of a Mexican invasion. Burritos and Blues, Little Ass and 777 have all popped up south of the Liffey in the last 12 months. And this week, Tuzo Mexican Kitchen (occupying the former space of Insomnia) has mushroomed on Dawson Street. Concerns about chilli overkill are unfounded. Already, there are a few things that make Tuzo Mexican Kitchen stand out from the competition. Super Fresh Ingredients and an Authentic Menu: If…
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Five Great Whiskey Bars in Dublin

As the nights draw in, there’s nothing like a good whiskey and an open fire to warm the heart. And if there’s one city that does whiskey well it’s Dublin. Not only is it home to the Old Jameson Distillery, but many of the city’s publicans take an admirable pride in their own unique selection of whiskeys. From the cosy traditional pub to the cool late bar, the following are five of Dublin’s finest whiskey…
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