About the Festival

Visit Dublin

There’s never been a better time to visit Dublin and getting here has never been easier! To help plan your visit, check out Visit Dublin for lots of great info including itinerary planning or explore our transport, accommodationfood and visit listings below.

Our Partners

  • Visit Dublin

    Mercantile Group

    The Art of Hospitality; Whelan's, Opium, East Side Tavern, Le Petit Parisien, The Mercantile, Marcel's, Pichet, South William, The Green Hen and Lost Society.

  • Visit Dublin

    Castle Hotel

    A minute's walk from the Garden of Remembrance, this traditional hotel in a Georgian townhouse is a 2-minute walk from the Gate Theatre.

    Castle Hotel


  • Europcar

    At Europcar we hire great value cars and vans for everyone’s needs. We are located at Dublin Airport, and in the City Centre with 15 locations nationwide. Europcar – Moving your way. 5% discount online with code 52688891.

  • Traffic & Roads

    For up to date nationwide traffic information for motorists check out AA Roadwatch.

  • Dublin Bus

    To get around Dublin city, Dublin Bus provides a network of services around the city. 

  • Luas

    Our tram line is called the Luas. There are two Luas tram lines, the Red line and the Green line. The Red Line runs from Tallaght to The Point and from Saggart to Connolly. The Green Line runs from Brides Glen to St. Stephen’s Green through Sandyford. The Luas operates frequently from early morning to late evening and tickets are available from ticket machines.

  • Bus Éireann

    To get around the country, Bus Eireann offers a nationwide service.  The main bus depot in Dublin is Bus Aras situated in the city centre behind the Custom House.

  • Dublin Bikes

    Dublin Bikes is a self-service bike rental system open to everyone from 14 years of age. There are 40 stations and 450 bikes in total allowing you to travel around the city centre at a leisurely pace.  3 day tickets are available for visitors to Dublin.



  • The Clarence

    The Clarence first opened its doors in 1852. The hotel was refurbished in the 1930’s and its location on the Quays, the thoroughfare for entering and leaving the city, made it the perfect location for an eclectic clientele, from visiting clergymen to bawdy musicians. This tired and shabby stopover was bought by Bono and The Edge in 1992 and transformed into a contemporary boutique hotel, the kind of place that they would choose to stay themselves, if visitors to Dublin city. Their new Clarence Hotel opened in June 1996.

    With 50 bedrooms and suites to choose from, as well as our spectacular Penthouse Suites, The Clarence offers luxurious and stylish accommodation in the heart of a vibrant and dynamic capital city. Within the hotel complex there are a host of experiences from Cleaver East, the tasting plate restaurant by Michelin star chef Oliver Dunne to the vintage chic of our subterranean cocktail and dining bar The Liquor Rooms, the only Republic of Ireland bar to ever be nominated in the Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards. With 24 hour room service, lots of in-room treats and a warm welcome, The Clarence is a great starting point for your Dublin adventure. Contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or for phone reservations call +353 1 407 0800. 

  • The Marker

    The Marker is Dublin's newest, luxury design hotel located on Grand Canal Square in the heart of Dublin city's most vibrant new business and cultural quarter.

  • The Merrion Hotel

    Decorated in neutral tones and country-style furnishings, the genteel rooms and suites feature flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi and minibars. Suites additions range from Nespresso machines and sitting areas to fireplaces and claw-foot tubs.
    An acclaimed, upscale restaurant overlooks the gardens. There's also a cocktail bar, an 18th-century wine vault turned pub, and an eatery offering traditional Irish dishes. In addition to spa treatments, leisure facilities include an infinity pool and a fitness centre.

    353 1 603 0600


  • Umi Falafel

    At Umi Falafel Dame Street, you can enjoy our falafels and salads in a cosy and relaxing atmosphere. The restaurant has a modern seating area which can seat up to 50 falafel enthusiasts.

  • Fallon & Byrne

    Award winning Dublin Restaurant, Food Hall and Wine Shop. Free cocktail with any main course in the Exchequer Street restaurant when you show your ticket. 

  • Bóbó‘s Gourmet Irish Burgers

    Bóbo's is a neighbourhood diner that aims for an Irish take on high end fast food, delivering mouth-watering burgers made from top quality prime young heifer meat. Enjoy fresh locally sourced food and generous portions in a fun friendly atmosphere with a large dollop of nostalgia thrown in. You'll find no sacred cows in Bobo's except for the ones in the burgers!

    Bóbó's Gourmet Irish Burgers
  • The Woollen Mills

    Relaxed restaurant, bar and deli with its own bakery in historic, riverside mill with roof terrace.

    The Woollen Mills
  • The Cellar Bar

    Low-lit elegant bar with exposed brick and dark wood, serving Irish mussels, oysters and salmon.

    The Cellar Bar


  • Christ Church Cathedral

    Christ Church Cathedral is one of Dublin’s most iconic historic buildings. As both a working church and a leading heritage attraction the cathedral has long played an important role in Dublin life, having occupied its prominent site for almost 1000 years. 

  • Kilmainham Gaol

    Kilmainham Gaol opened in 1796 as the new County Gaol for Dublin. It closed its doors in 1924. Today the building symbolises the tradition of militant and constitutional nationalism from the rebellion of 1798 to the Irish Civil War of 1922-23. 

    Kilmainham Gaol
  • National Museum of Ireland

    Just two years before Charles Darwin published his famous work, 'The Origin of Species', the Natural History Museum in Merrion Street was opened to the public for the first time in 1857. Now, as then, it educates and inspires, leaving us feeling small and humbled amidst the vast and wondrous diversity of life on display. 

    National Museum of Ireland
  • Farmleigh House

    A historic house holding important collections, an art gallery, a working farm, and the official Irish State guest house, Farmleigh House and Estate is open seven days a week, all year round. An estate of seventy-eight acres situated to the north-west of Dublin’s Phoenix Park, Farmleigh provides accommodation for visiting dignitaries and guests of the nation.

    Farmleigh House
  • The Little Museum of Dublin

    The Little Museum tells the remarkable history of the Irish capital. The museum was launched in 2011 with a public appeal for historic objects. The response to that appeal illustrates the remarkable generosity of the Irish people. Today there are over 5,000 artefacts in the collection.

    The Little Museum of Dublin

Gift Vouchers