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We are delighted to welcome you to our capital city. We are proud sponsors of the ICPHSO International Symposium 2019. While you are here there are lots of things to see, do, eat and drink. We have picked out our favourites for you to enjoy.

Our offices are in the heart of Dublin’s ‘Silicon Docks’ and we look forward to seeing you here at the Welcome Reception on Wednesday 23rd October at 6pm.


Trinity College

Trinity College is Ireland's oldest university. It was founded by Queen Elizabeth I in 1592. Due to its picturesque setting and the famous people connected with it - Oscar Wilde studied here - Trinity College is one of the city's main tourist attractions. The Trinity library harbours the world's most famous early medieval manuscript, the Book of Kells. Trinity's campus is located in the centre of Dublin and its impressive 47 acres feature cricket and rugby pitches, as well as tennis courts.

National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts & History

Once the world’s largest military barracks, this splendid early neoclassical grey-stone building on the Liffey’s northern banks was completed in 1704 according to the design of Thomas Burgh. Discover weaponry, furniture, silver, ceramics, glassware, Asian art and the Asgard, as well as folklife and costume artefacts.

Guinness Storehouse

Your trip to Ireland is not complete without visiting Dublin's #1 tourist attraction. While in Dublin, you can learn all about Guinness' rich history. As you walk through each floor you will learn what goes into making a perfect pint of Guinness. This is a multimedia homage to Guinness in a converted grain storehouse that is part of the 26-hectare brewery.

Dublin City Gallery – the Hugh Lane

Whatever reputation Dublin has as a repository of world-class art has a lot to do with the simply stunning collection at this exquisite gallery, which is housed in the equally impressive Charlemont House. The Hugh Lane houses the foremost public collection of contemporary art in Ireland and also has dynamic temporary exhibitions. It also houses the reconstructed studio of Francis Bacon.

Chester Beatty Library

This world-famous library in the grounds of Dublin Castle houses the collection of mining engineer Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (1875–1968), bequeathed to the Irish State on his death. Described by Lonely Planet as ‘not just the best museum in Ireland but one of the best in Europe’, the Chester Beatty is the pre-eminent Irish museum promoting the appreciation and understanding of world cultures with holdings of manuscripts, rare books, and other treasures from Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and Asia.

National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology

Established in 1877 as the primary repository of the nation's cultural and archaeological treasures, this is the country's most important museum. Discover gold, bog bodies, ceramics, glass, Viking artefacts as well many other archaeological objects found in Ireland and around the world.

National Gallery

A magnificent Caravaggio and a breathtaking collection of works by Jack B Yeats – William Butler's younger brother – are the main reasons to visit the National Gallery, but not the only ones. The Gallery boasts a rich and varied programme of world class exhibitions throughout the year and admission is free.

Kilmainham Gaol

If you have any desire to understand Irish history – especially the long-running resistance to British rule – then a visit to this former prison is an absolute must. Many members of the Irish Republican movement during the Anglo-Irish War (1919-21) were detained in Kilmainham Gaol, guarded by British troops.

Dublin Castle

Despite its hotchpotch appearance, Dublin Castle was the stronghold of British power in Ireland for more than 700 years, beginning with the Anglo-Norman fortress commissioned by King John in 1204. Over the centuries, those entertained at Dublin Castle have included Benjamin Franklin, the Duke of Wellington, Daniel O’Connell. Queen Victoria, Charles Dickens, Princess Grace of Monaco, John F. Kennedy, Charles de Gaulle, Nelson Mandela and Queen Elizabeth II.

Christ Church Cathedral

Its hilltop location and eye-catching flying buttresses make this the most photogenic of Dublin's cathedrals. The earliest manuscript dates Christ Church Cathedral to its present location around 1030. Dúnán, the first bishop of Dublin and Sitriuc, Norse King of Dublin, founded the original Viking church.

St Patrick's Cathedral

Ireland's largest church and the final resting place of Jonathan Swift, St Patrick's stands on the spot where St Patrick himself reputedly baptised the local Celtic chieftains in the fifth century. As the largest cathedral and one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Ireland, Saint Patrick’s has been at the heart of Dublin and Ireland’s history and culture for over 800 years.

Museum of Natural History

Affectionately known as the 'Dead Zoo', this dusty, weird and utterly compelling museum is a fine example of the scientific wonderment of the Victorian age. Discover the natural world through lifelike zoological models, geological samples and engaging activity areas.

Jameson Distillery Bow Street

Smithfield’s biggest draw is devoted whiskey. At the distillery you can enjoy a tour of the world’s leading distillery tour at the birthplace of Irish whiskey in Dublin.

Little Museum of Dublin

This award-winning museum tells the story of Dublin over the last century via memorabilia, photographs and artefacts donated by the general public. The impressive collection is spread over the rooms of a handsome Georgian building. It is the number one museum in Ireland on TripAdvisor, and the Irish Times recently described us as “Dublin’s best museum experience.”

Dublin Pubs

The Brazen Head
Style: Dublin’s oldest pub, established in 1198
Address: 20 Bridge Street Lower, Dublin 8. Web: Ph: +3531-677-9549

Style: Timeless pub to hear a true Irish music session
Address: 15 Merrion Row, Dublin 2 Web: Ph: +3531-660-7194

Doheny & Nesbitts:
Style: 1800’s style pub
Address: 5 Baggot St Lower, Dublin 2 Ph: +3531-676-2945

O’Reilly’s Sub Lounge
Style: A tucked-away pub built within 170 year old candlelit arches
Address: Tara Street Station, Dublin 2 Web: Ph: +3531-671-6769

Style: 220 year old pub with a rich history
Address: 8 Poolbeg Street, Dublin 2 Web: Ph: +3531-677-5582

The Church Bar
Style: Fully-restored Church where Arthur McGuinness was married in 1761
Address: Jervis Street, Dublin 1 Web: Ph: +3531-828-0102

Style: Established in 1803, this is considered a Dublin institution
Address: 9 South Anne Street, Dublin 2 Ph: +3531-677-5904

Café En Siene
Style: A continental and stylish Irish bar with a Parisian twist
Address: 39 Dawson St, Dublin 2 Web: Ph: +3531-677-4567

The Bank
Style: Antique 1800’s bank that was converted into a bar
Address: 20-22 College Green, Dublin 2 Ph: +3531-677-0677

Davy Byrne’s
Style: 1930’s décor; a favourite with business professionals
Address: 21 Duke Street, Dublin 2 Web: Ph: +3531-677-5217

Johnny Fox’s Pub
Style: The highest pub in Ireland
Address: Glencullen, Co. Dublin Web: Ph: +3531-295-5647

Style: Old Dublin pub, busy and cosmopolitan with atmosphere
Address: 2 Suffolk St, Dublin 2 Web: Ph: +3531-679-3656

Style: A one-time famous literary pub
Address: 5 Harry Street Lower, Dublin Ph: +3531-679-4395

The Lincoln’s Inn
Style: Old style pub beside Trinity College
Address: 18/19 Lincoln Place, Dublin 2 Web: Ph: +3531-676-2044

The Horseshoe Bar
Style: Located in the prestigious Shelbourne Hotel
Address: 27 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2 Web: Ph: +3531-663-4500

Style: Warm atmosphere and opens at 7am for breakfast on the weekends
Address: 129 Capel Street 1 Web: Ph: +3531-874-6844

The Temple Bar Region
Style: The most popular collection of bars and restaurants in Dublin amongst international visitors with live traditional Irish music all day and night
Address: Stretches from Fleet Street to Essex Street, Dublin 2

Dublin Restaurants

The Winding Stair
Style: Pre-eminent showcase for Irish food, with the best view of the Liffey River
Address: 40 Ormond Quay, Dublin 1 Web: Ph: +3531-872-7320

Gallagher’s Boxty House
Style: Traditional Irish food with a European flair
Address: 20-21 Temple Bar, Dublin 2 Web: Ph: +3531-677-2762

The Porthouse
Style: Traditional Spanish tapas cuisine
Address: 64a South William Street Web: Ph: +3531-677-0298

Style: Fundamental to an Irish diet- superb Indian food.
Address: 41 Georges Street, Dublin 2 Web: Ph: +3531-293-1967

Chapter 1 Restaurant
Style: Irish authenticity with French influence
Address: 18-19 Parnell Square, Dublin 1 Ph: +3531-873-2266

Patrick Guilbaud’s
Style: Modern and classic Irish cuisine in the Merrion Hotel
Address: 21 Upper Merrion Street, Dublin 2 Ph: +3531-676-4192

Style: Michelin-starred French restaurant
Address: 109a Lower Baggot St, Dublin 2 Web: Ph: +3531-661-1919

Style: The best of food, wine, company and art
Address: 16 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2 Web: Ph: +3531-676-3144

Fallon and Byrne
Style: Contemporary European cuisine
Address: 11-17 Exchequer St, Dublin 2 Ph: +3531-472-1010

Diep Le Shaker
Style: Modern Thai cookery
Address: 55 Pembroke Lane, Dublin 2 Web: Ph: +3531-661-1829

Pearl Brasserie
Style: Traditional French cooking
Address: 20 Merrion Street Upper, Dublin 2 Web: Ph: +3531-661-3572

Style: Authentic American style steakhouse and seafood restaurant
Address: 119 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2 Web: Ph: +3531-407-0939

Glovers Alley
Style: Traditional French cooking
Address: 20 Merrion Street Upper, Dublin 2 Web: Ph: +3531-661-3572

Style: Seafood & Grill
Address: 18-19 South William Street, Dublin 2 Web: Ph: +3531 5442300

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