Dublin is a coastal city, effortlessly combining the traditional with the modern, the historic with the contemporary, and the dynamic with that famous Irish laid-back quality, Dublin is an exciting and inspirational city eager to extend a warm welcome to business tourists from across the globe. Scoring high on essential criteria such as accessibility, facilities and service, Dublin delivers in its own inimitable way. Dublin is a safe and welcoming city with a strong, stable economy. It is one of the friendliest in Europe and maintains a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.
1. It’s great value for money
If you're thinking about taking a trip to Dublin, here's some good news: it's never been better value. You'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to quality, affordable accommodation, food and drink, and getting around won't break the bank either.
2. Historic Venues
Dublin offers a fascinating mix of historic venues rom Medieval crypts and 17th century theatres to castles, Georgian townhouses, libraries and old military hospitals.
3. Modern Venues
From breweries, science museums, a purpose built convention centre, a Gaelic Football stadium, a ‘thinking factory’.
4. The friendly locals
Ireland is famous for the friendliness of its people, and we’re proud to say that you’ll have no problem making friends in Dublin.
5. Spacious parks and gardens
On sublime summer days like these, you just want to be outside, so why not join the countless Dubliners who love to get out and enjoy 'the lungs of the city'? From the historic Phoenix Park to the central St Stephen’s Green, to name but two, Dublin is full of beautiful, relaxing green spaces.
No exploration of Dublin should be complete without at least one visit to a castle. From Dublin Castle in the heart of the city, to the suburban sites in Malahide, Swords, Balbriggan, Dalkey and Drimnagh, you will discover that they’re all impressive examples of ancient architecture.
7. Cultural quarter
Dublin’s Temple Bar district richly deserves its status as the city’s Cultural Quarter. As well as its many fine bars and restaurants, you’ll find plenty of cool independent fashion and design shops, colourful outdoor markets and award-winning architectural spaces.
8. Glorious food
Whether you fancy Michelin-starred dining, cosy cafés, tasty Irish classics, the best in world cuisine, bustling food markets, or fresh seafood straight from the coast, Dublin’s a place with something to suit all tastes in Irish food.
9. Live music scene
Whatever type of music you’re into, you’re never far from a gig in Dublin. Live traditional Irish music sessions take place nightly in dozens of pubs and hotels, and there are plenty of concert venues and clubs hosting local and international bands, artists and DJs.
10. Many traditional pubs
Dubliners are always happy to tell you about the craic, atmosphere, culture, music and history of Dublin pubs, but really, there’s no substitute for experience.