The Museum of Literature Ireland is a new landmark cultural institution in the heart of the Irish capital. Located on St Stephen's Green in UCD’s Newman House, the building is home to a host of media exhibitions, artefacts, tours, workshops and a café with beautiful adjoining gardens.
If you’re a keen literature enthusiast, the Museum of Literature will be a virtual feast for the eyes and ears.
The Chocolate Warehouse
The Chocolate Warehouse in Walkinstown, Dublin is a real chocolate wonderland that was set up with one key objective: giving children (and adults) wonderful memories that stay with them for life. This is a unique and special journey through the history and joy of making chocolate.
The Warehouse runs Chocolate Workshops, 2 hours long. These workshops were started in 2001 by Natasha Caffrey, the grandaughter of the late Thomas Caffrey known as The Irish “Willy Wonka”. Visitor will learn the story of chocolate with a short film showing the journey of the cocoa bean into the chocolate we know today.
In December, Santa Claus can be seen tasting the chocolate and at Easter, the Easter Bunny comes to visit.
Blackrock Park is a pleasant green area overlooking Dublin Bay, in Blackrock, Co. Dublin, and boasts a well equipped children's playground, cycle path, sports area, exercise area, picnic area, gardens and trees. The gardens feature a Bee & Butterfly garden, a Sensory garden, Herb garden, wildflower meadow and a home composting demonstration site.
The picturesque pond contains a small island where swans can regularly been seen. The Peace Fountain in the pond was constructed in 1986 to mark International Year for Peace.
The converted grain storehouse of Ireland’s most famous brewer is the most popular museum in town, where thousands of eager-eyed visitors make their way up through the exhibits until they reach the Gravity Bar at the top – and the free glass of what the cognoscenti consider the best Guinness in the world.
St. Patrick`s Cathedral
Saint Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin, Ireland, founded in 1191, is the national cathedral of the Church of Ireland. Christ Church Cathedral, also a Church of Ireland cathedral in Dublin, is designated as the local cathedral of the Diocese of Dublin and Glendalough.
Powerscourt Waterfall, is a 121-metre high waterfall, on the River Dargle near Enniskerry in County Wicklow, Ireland. Situated at the base of the Glensoulan Valley, the waterfall is overlooked by Djouce 725 metres and Maulin 570 metres. The waterfall flows continuously all year, falling in a horsetail-fan, and ranks as the highest waterfall in Ireland. The waterfall is in the Powerscourt Estate, and is open to the public for a visitor fee.
Butlers Chocolate Experience
he Butler's Chocolate Experience offers a capacity of up to 100 visitors, interactive exhibits, historical displays and lots of other chocolatey surprises. The Experience tour is a must for chocolate lovers of all ages. Discover the origins of chocolate - learn all about the fascinating journey of the cocoa bean and how the different types of chocolate are produced. See how Butlers create their delicious range of hand-finished luxury chocolate assortments, filled and solid chocolate bars, hot chocolate, toffee and fudge.