For over 100 years Croke Park has been Ireland's premier sports ground and the headquarters of the GAA, but the stadium itself has so many other uses. Their event spaces cater for groups of every size and can be adapted to suit almost every function. The popularity of Croke Park is down to the world class facilities, the history of the stadium and the ease of access to both Dublin City and beyond with fantastic public transport options. Here are some of the best examples of how Croke Park off...

Dublin is a very special city, filled with culture, history and beauty. This is especially true around Christmas time, the city turns into a magical, bustling place full of Christmas cheer. Here are our reasons to visit Dublin at this festive time of year. Shopping We know Christmas isn’t all about the presents but they are a really nice bonus! Dublin has some world-class shopping centres and boutique stores so you will find something for everyone. We have flagship stores li...

There are many reasons why you would choose to stay close to the airport before a flight. It may be for a fly in/ fly out meeting, an early flight or perhaps you live too far from the airport to make the journey the same day as your flight. Whatever your reason, DCU rooms can offer you top quality accommodation at a fraction of the cost of a hotel room. Our Location We are roughly half way between Dublin Airport and the city centre so you have the best of both worlds. Both a...

If you’re planning a weekend or extended trip to Dublin’s fair city, you will have read a couple of travel blogs, maybe a ‘Top 5 things to do..’ or the old reliable Lonely Planet to get some ideas and inspiration on what to do there. This is a blog about the lesser known, alternative side of Dublin… what the guidebooks won’t tell you. Listen to… Some of Dublin’s best Reggae and Ska bands perform on a Sunday night in The Foggy Dew pub, centrally based right beside Dublin’s ol...

Let’s face it, traveling is one of the best things in life, but also one of the most expensive!  We have spoken to some travel experts and they have shared some great tips on how to travel to Dublin on a budget.  Traveling around Dublin City LuasLuas's single tickets cost on average about €2.50. For an unlimited 1-day ticket the cost is €6.80, and for super savings you can purchase an unlimited 7-day pass ...