There is never a dull moment on a trip to Dublin with a strong collection of Tourist Attractions
Walk 5 minutes to Leeson Street Upper (Starbucks) and catch the 145 to Heuston Station - The Storehouse is 5 minutes away
Home to the black stuff since 1759, a visit to ST. James Gate Brewery tells the story of one of Ireland's most famous produce. With seven unique floors, the Guinness Storehouse is a fun day out featuring installations, educational videos, 'Pull Your Own Pint' workshops, and finished off with a trip to the Gravity Bar on the seventh floor which boasts 360-degree views of Dublin. At the base of the atrium lies a copy of the 9,000-year lease signed by Arthur Guinness himself so if you run out of time to stop by on this visit, there's always next time!
Catch the 70 towards Dunboyne outside the hotel (bus stop outside 'Connacht House'), get off at 'Blackhall Place/Law Society' and walk 6 minutes to the Distillery.
The Old Jameson Distillery is located just off Smithfield Square on the Northside of the city. Originally built in 1780, this Distillery is the original site where Jameson Irish Whiskey was distilled until 1971 and was once considered one of the largest and finest in the world. It is now a visitors centre that provides guided tours, whiskey tasting workshops, bars, restaurants, and a gift shop. On the tour, you will re-live the history and discover the secret of how just three ingredients are transformed into the spirit known as Jameson Irish Whiskey. Mespil Guest's can avail of an exclusive 20% discount when booking online - enquire with our team for discount code.
Trinity College and the Book of Kells
Catch the 38 towards Damastown outside the hotel (Connacht House), hop off at 'Pearse Street/Tara Street' and walk 5 minutes to the destination.
A walk through the cobbled stones of Trinity College Dublin will bring visitors back to the 18th century. The Library of Trinity College is the largest research library in Ireland and boasts breathtaking architecture, with three million books held in the depository. The Book of Kells is a 9th-century gospel manuscript and is considered one of the most beautiful illuminated manuscripts in the world. It was written around 800AD and has been in safekeeping in Trinity College Library since 1653.
Are you looking for an adventure in the heart of the city? Croke Park's Skyline tour is a 17 storey high thrilling rooftop walkway. This 90 minute guided tour along Dublin's highest open-viewing platform offers stunning panoramic views of Dublin city, all the way from the mountains to the sea.
Catch the 38 towards Damastown outside the hotel (Connacht House), hop off at 'O'Connell Street'.
Walk 6 minutes to 'Leeson Street Upper', catch the 46a to Phoenix Park, hop off at 'Arbour Hill (Phoenix Park Gate) and walk 7 minutes
Catch the 70 towards Dunboyne outside the hotel (Connacht House), hop off at 'Essex Quay/Exchange Street' and walk 4 minutes to destination.
Catch the 39 towards Ongar outside the hotel (Connacht House), hop off at 'Ashtown Roundabout' and walk 4 minutes to destination.
Catch the 70 towards Dunboyne outside the hotel (Connacht House), hop off at 'Essex Quay/Exchange Street' and walk 11 minutes to destination.
St. Patrick's Cathedral is one of the few buildings left from the medieval city of Dublin. It is the National Cathedral for the Church of Ireland and the largest cathedral in Ireland.