Kilmainham Gaol


If you are looking for things to do in Dublin and are interested in learning more about Irish History during your stay then  Kilmainham Gaol is the ideal place for you to visit. Dublin has a rich and fascinating history and much of it has connections with this popular tourist attraction. Here’s why you should make time to visit. What is it? Kilma...

Natural History Museum Dublin


If you are visiting Dublin, you are no doubt coming for the fantastic people, our world-renowned beer and whiskey distilleries as well as our world famous craic agus ceol. Dublin has centuries of fascinating history which has helped shape the city into what you see today. We’ve picked out some of our favourite museums which we feel give you a sense of who are as a nation. National Museum of Ireland Based in the centre of the city, Ireland’s

Aspect Hotel Parkwest nearby shopping destinations


Did you know that Aspect Hotel Park West lies close to three of Dublin’s biggest and best shopping centres? We think that makes us an ideal location for a weekend shopping spree saving you a trip to the overcrowded city centre shopping areas. We’ve put together some more information about these centres to help you make the most of your precious shopping time in Dublin. Liffey Valley Shopping Centre (3kms distance, 5 min drive) The closest location to the Aspect Hotel for som...

Grattan bridge over the river Liffey in Dublin


You’ve seen all of the usual tourist activities and attractions in Dublin by now and although you should visit the big ones (Guinness Storehouse, Temple Bar etc) there is so much more to Dublin. If you want to experience Dublin like a local check our alternative guide.
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For some retail therapy with a difference, head to Dublin’s South City and visit the unique and magical Georges Arcade . You won’t find any high-street fav...

Group of teenagers at Aspect Hotel Park West Dublin


We all know how hard it can be to entertain children during the summer holidays but we sometimes underestimate just how hard it is to entertain teenagers! With many teens, it’s difficult to drag them kicking and screaming outdoors and away from their phones and video games. Even the most restless and demanding teens will enjoy these activities: For The Curious Teen  Whether you like science or not, the