Couple looking out across the Phoenix Park from the Papal Cross on a sunny day

Ireland is hosting a very important event this year, one which aims to bring people from all over Ireland and the world together to meet, pray and reflect on what family means to us as individuals and as a society. Here’s what you need to know. What Is The World Meeting Of Families? Our current Pope, Francis, has chosen Ireland as the host of the next World Meeting of Families. This international event tak...

Colourful selection of Easter Eggs

Although it only feels like last week we were taking down the Christmas tree, Easter time is almost upon us once again. We love Easter here in the Aspect Hotel and not just because it’s an excuse to eat chocolate eggs for breakfast, but because there is so much to do in Dublin. Here are our highlight. Mad Hatters Tea Party On Easter Sunday 16 April, from 1 pm to 5 pm in Deerpark, all is not as it seems! Characters from the famous ‘

View of the Four Courts Dublin as it is lit up green for St Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's day is without a doubt one of the most special and patriotic days in Ireland. It has gone from a day of celebration to a 5-day festival with something for everyone. We are a proud people and the rest of the world must agree as ours is the most celebrated national festival in the whole world. We have put together the highlights of the festival but there is so much more to experience by just being here. St Patricks Day Parade First and foremost, the highlight...

Four young friends looking up at an indoor rock climbing wall

We are no stranger to bad weather in Ireland, we get all four seasons in one day a lot of the time! With this changeable weather, we don’t always want to go outside and brave the elements but don’t want to be stuck inside indoors during our trip either. So with that in mind, we have put together a list of some indoor activities close to us so you can make the most of your time here.Visit The CinemaThere is no better time of the year to spend a couple of hours watching the late...

Two friends watching a play in a theatre close to Aspect Hotel Park West Dublin

Our Top 5 Events To Get You Through January!We all know that January isn't everybody's favourite time of the year. After months of excitement and preparation for Christmas and New Year, suddenly it’s all over and we are back to reality. What better way to get through it than by treating yourself to a break away. With so much happening around Dublin this month, we have put together a list of the top events for you to check out.1. ShoppingRetail therapy is one of our fa...