Looking for ideas on what to do in Dublin? We’ve got you covered! Check out some ways to spend your time in Dublin with a full run-down of events and happenings at the Guinness Storehouse and our other visitor experiences.
Must-See Views in Dublin
Dublin is a city of character, creativity, and charm. But where should one go to soak up the best views in the city? Boasting some spectacular skylines and sunsets, it’s a little-known secret that Dublin has some great vantage points to gaze out over the horizon and appreciate the full depth of the capital. So, when planning your Dublin itinerary, be sure to place these must-see viewpoints on the top of your list!
Famous Faces Who Have Visited The Guinness Storehouse
Dublin has seen its fair share of celebrities come and go through the years. A visit to the Guinness Storehouse to see the home of Ireland’s most famous export has become a popular stop for everyone from Hollywood stars to homegrown talents. We’ve taken a look back through the years at some of the well-known guests who have stopped by for a pint.
Dublin is a city lined with landmarks. Whether you plan to stay for a day, a weekend or longer, behind every façade in this storied city lies a tale waiting to be told. Cultural, political, and historical significance is bound up within the following famous locations that each play their part in the story of Dublin.
From the Book of Kells to the Guinness Storehouse, Dublin has plenty of enticements for curious travellers. But when is the best time of year to visit? We’ve compiled some of the factors to consider when planning your getaway to Ireland’s dynamic capital. So, what things should you take into consideration when planning your visit to Dublin?
FROM THE ARCHIVE: THE HISTORY OF GUINNESS UNIFORMS
A core part of the story of Guinness has always been the people behind every pour. The employees at the Guinness Brewery form a large part of the living history of the brand and their stories fill the archives. We’ve taken a deep dive into the archives to explore one of the important aspects of their working life: their uniforms and who supplied them.
As one of the most popular destinations in Europe, Dublin is bursting with fun creative ways to make a memorable trip. Whether you’ve only got a weekend to enjoy the fair city or you’re planning to spend a week immersing yourself in the capital’s sights and sounds, we’ve designed an itinerary to suit your needs.
The lead up to Christmas can be frantic. So, it’s important to take a breath, lift your head and experience the festive delights of Dublin this Christmas. With Angelic choirs, delicious food, and engaging exhibitions, you’re sure to find something to suit your tastes. So, call up friends for a catch-up or gather the family around, and let yourself be spoilt for choice for ways this to soak up all the city has to offer this Christmas.
As the big day draws closer, the pressure to find the perfect gift does too. As you prepare festive treats and deck the halls, finding unique gifts in Dublin is one thing you don’t have to stress over. The city is full of gems where you can pick up the perfect presents for loved ones – you just need to know where to look. Whatever your shopping needs, we’ve picked out some of the best spots in Dublin to find the perfect present for every taste.
The black stuff may be a Christmas staple in its own right, but did you know it can also transform ordinary blends into extraordinary party pieces? So, this festive season why not sink into the luxury of Christmas with some indulgent Guinness Christmas cocktails. Whether you’re hosting a get-together or simply eager to treat loved ones to a winter warming treat, add these delectable recipes to your repertoire and spend an evening whipping up some creative concoctions.
Looking for some menu inspiration sure to delight and entice guests this Christmas? Since it was first brewed, chefs have realized Guinness’ potential to enhance everything from desserts that bring out its silken creamy flavour to main courses that capitalize on its rich taste. That’s why we’ve designed a festive menu of recipes to help you use Guinness to its full potential this Christmas.
THE HISTORIC CONNECTION BETWEEN GUINNESS AND ROE & CO. DISTILLERY
In 2017, contemporary whiskey brand Roe & Co was launched. Its name serves to pay homage to a forgotten distiller that was once the largest in Ireland. Hailed as a pioneer during the golden age of Irish whiskey, we take a look at the history of George Roe & Co Distillery and its intersections with the Guinness family.
Today, The Liberties is known as a dynamic fusion of new and old Dublin. With 800 years of history – and much of this still visible today – it’s one of the city’s oldest neighbourhoods. We take a step back in time to explore the history of the area and how Guinness made a meaningful contribution to the lives of its residents during the late 18th and 19th centuries.
BEST PLACES TO FIND A PINT OF GUINNESS OUTSIDE IRELAND
Everyone knows there’s nothing like savouring a pint of Guinness in Ireland. But where does one go to find a pint of the legendary Irish stout outside of its birthplace? Luckily, Irish pubs have become an institution worldwide and there’s no shortage of watering holes serving creamy pints of the black stuff around the globe.
The Guinness Storehouse regularly tops the list of best attractions in Dublin. Now, the experience has received accreditation from Ireland’s National Autism Charity to increase accessibility, meaning it can provide an enhanced experience for all visitors but particularly those who are autistic or neurodivergent.
WALK IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF ARTHUR GUINNESS ON A NEW BREWERY EXPERIENCE
It’s no secret that Guinness is steeped in history and tradition. But how familiar are you with the origins of the black stuff? During a new one-of-a-kind experience, you have the chance to step back in time and explore the rich legacy that made Guinness what it is today.
THE GUINNESS STOREHOUSE IS VOTED EUROPE’S LEADING TOURIST ATTRACTION 2023
The Home of Guinness in Dublin sees off competition from Buckingham Palace and the Eiffel Tower to be named Europe’s Leading Tourist Attraction and Europe’s Leading Beer Tour Visitor Experience 2023 at the prestigious World Travel Awards, which was held in Batumi, Georgia, on Friday 29th September.
When visiting Dublin, if you have a few days to spend in the fair city, you may be wondering how best to soak up some of its distinctive charm and character. Or perhaps you’re a Dubliner looking to explore further afield than the commute to and from work. Whatever your motivation, take a wander through the heart of Dublin along this route, a walking trail showcasing some of the historic buildings housing some of Dublin's most famous pubs.
Guinness is a brand known for its inventive, playful, and bold advertising. Few ads in the Guinness repertoire are as iconic as the Guinness Toucan. How exactly did an exotic animal native to the tropics become a mascot for the Irish stout?
What do Bono, Graham Norton and Dermot Kennedy all have in common? Apart from being three of Ireland’s most famous sons, they all share a family history at Guinness. A family history safeguarded in the Guinness Archive at the Guinness Storehouse.
11 FACTS ABOUT GUINNESS MOST PEOPLE DON’T KNOW ABOUT
The Guinness brand is so world renowned that’s it unlikely to hear facts that you’ve never heard before. Well, let’s just see about that! Here are 11 facts we at Guinness believe most people have never heard of before.
Famous for its Irish provenance and exceptional colour, this most prestigious of black beers is brewed in over 50 countries and enjoyed in around 150 worldwide. Over 260 years in the making, it's safe to say Guinness is adored on all four corners of the Earth.
The iconic black brew, originating from the heart of Dublin, is much more than a drink - it's a culinary experience, particularly when accompanied by the right dishes. Here we explore the best pairings and importantly, where you can find them, after your tour, near the Guinness Storehouse.
A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO POUR THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PINT OF GUINNESS
Grab your pint glass, turn on that Irish charm, and join us as we delve into the art and science behind the art of pouring the most beautiful of Guinness. As rich in tradition as it is in taste, the beautiful Guinness pour is more than a serving method - it's a ceremony.
GET THE MOST FROM YOUR GUINNESS STOREHOUSE EXPERIENCE
Here at the Guinness Storehouse you'll find stories and secrets that turn the humble pint into something truly magical. But, before you ride that wave of frothy goodness, let's talk a little about how you can get the most from one of the best tours in Dublin.
THE SURGING POPULARITY OF NON-ALCOHOLIC BEER IN IRELAND
In recent years, Ireland, a country known for its storied pub culture and love for a pint of stout, has seen a surprising shift in drinking habits: an increasing popularity in non-alcoholic beer. Once an afterthought at the end of a drink’s menu, these alcohol-free alternatives have started making a significant splash in Ireland's beer market, shaking the foundations of traditional Irish drinking culture.
Dublin, the vibrant capital of Ireland, is the perfect destination for anyone seeking a blend of entertainment, culture, and history in a day out this summer. We’ve answered some of the most popular questions asked online when trying to organise a fun day this summer.
THE ULTIMATE GUIDE FOR ROMANTIC DATE IDEAS IN DUBLIN
Dublin, the capital of the Emerald Isle, is a vibrant city that marries its rich history with a contemporary buzz. As a couple, whether you're on a honeymoon, celebrating an anniversary, or simply enjoying a casual getaway, Dublin offers an array of activities that will ignite romance, foster connection, and create unforgettable memories.
Ireland is globally celebrated for its rich brewing and distilling tradition. Its capital, Dublin, is home to an assortment of breweries and distilleries that have played a significant role in crafting the country's unique cultural and social landscape.
Dublin, a city steeped in history, culture, and unique Irish charm, offers visitors an eclectic mix of experiences. This comprehensive Dublin travel guide is designed to help you discover Dublins top attractions at their finest, detailing essential places and activities that encapsulate the best of Dublin.
The Gravity Bar is an iconic spot that offers breathtaking 360-degree views of the city, while you savour a pint of the world-renowned Guinness stout. This unique space, enveloped in glass and steel, tells a story of innovation, tradition, and a deep love for beer that started with Arthur Guinness in 1759.
With so many attractions and activities, how do you choose what to do in Dublin? We’ve used our insider knowledge to put together a list of 15 other top spots around the city we think you really must visit.
The Guinness Storehouse, located in the heart of Dublin, Ireland, is one of the most unique and sought-after venues for hosting events of all kinds. Among these events, product launches stand out as one of the best uses of the space.
As one of the most popular destinations in Ireland, Dublin offers an abundance of things to see and do. From historical landmarks to cultural experiences, there is no shortage of attractions to visit. However, if you're looking for the best tourist attraction in Ireland, the Guinness Storehouse stands out as an iconic must-see destination.