A deer sitting in the Phoenix Park

Dublin is well known for its fabulous Georgian buildings and its fascinating array of museums and castles to visit but Ireland is known as the Emerald Isle for its greenery and natural beauty. Nature does not stop on Dublin’s doorstep,however, here are some highlights of Dublin’s great outdoor activities.Phoenix ParkThe Phoenix Park is the largest enclosed park in the whole of Europe and it is located just outside of Dublin...

Outdoor music festival Dublin group staying at Aspect Hotel Parkwest

Dublin, the capital, has the biggest selection of concert venues in Ireland. Chances are, if you are going to a concert this year, you will be travelling to and from one of Dublin’s largest venues. Why not make a night of it and stay here, in one of Dublin’s most accessible and best value hotels. Here’s why we are your best option:Location and TransportOur location is ideal for travel to and from the city cen...

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...