Synopses & Reviews
Our Mini Rough Guide to Dublin packs everything the city has to offer into a book that you can easily slip into a pocket or stuff into a backpack. Pore over medieval Irish manuscripts at Trinity College, cheer from the sidelines of a Gaelic football match, or dance the night away at one of the city's many lively music pubs -- we've included all the information you need to make the most of any stay in Dublin.
Vibrant and compact, Dublin has a pace and energy rather at odds with the image of Ireland as a whole. In recent years it has become an immensely popular weekend break destination, best known for its innumerable bars and pubs, and its buzzing nightlife: you'll find plenty of opportunity to enjoy a glass of Guinness and participate in the "craic" at one of the many live music venues. With the Rough Guide in your pocket, you can also make several easy day trips out of the city, from the Wicklow Mountains to the splendid gardens of Powerscourt Estate, while detailed listings cover the best places to stay, eat and shop, whatever your budget.
Designed to be carried around easily, this guide to Dublin aims to provide visitors with handy, practical information. This includes detailed information regarding hotels, restaurants, bars and nightlife, shopping and travel.