Port of Dublin is Ireland s busiest passenger ferry port. There are up to 18 sailings a day from Dublin to the UK and the continent and the port is used by ferry companies, cruise ships and high speed ferries. Port of Dublin handles over 1.5 million passengers and over 300,000 tourist vehicles a year.
Port of Dublin, positioned at the heart of Ireland s road and rail network, has an easily accessible east coast location and offers terminals and facilities to the highest industry standards.
Dublin Port Company is a self-financing, semi-state organisation, which is responsible for the flow of goods, passengers and attendant tracking information through the port. Around £130m has been invested in state-of-the-art facilities at the Port of Dublin over the last five years and the development of the port is ongoing.
Dublin Shopping and Dining. Dublin offers a diversity of entertainment, from trendy pale wood and aluminium bars to old cosy pubs; from the aroma of freshly brewed coffee in one of Dublin s many cafes to the distinct smell of hops from the Guinness brewery; and from fine dining and sushi bars to old-fashioned fish and chip restaurants.
Whether you are interested in antiques or designer wear, department stores or markets, music stores or shopping malls, Dublin has it all!
Dublin Attractions. Dublin city offers amazing choice for all ages and tastes. It s a young, lively city with a vibrant nightlife, but also offers a feast of culture and music, stunning landscape and a spectacular coastline. Dublin offers an array of museums, libraries, churches, cathedrals and galleries. The famous Dublin Castle is the seat and symbol of the British rule of Ireland, which lasted more than seven centuries. The Bank of England, one of Dublin's most striking buildings, was formerly the original home of the Irish Parliament, while the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, a replica of Les Invalides in Paris, is the most important 17th-century building in Ireland. It was the first building erected in Dublin's golden age and a home of the Irish Museum of Modern Art, which concentrates on the work of contemporary Irish artists. One of the most vital cultural institutions and the place to be seen is the Irish Film Centre, while the Olympia is a busy theatre and popular live music venue. Trinity College is Ireland's oldest and most famous college and home of The Old Library, Ireland s largest collection of books and manuscripts. Chester Beatty Library features one of the most significant collections of Islamic and Far Eastern art in the Western world and, on sunny days, the library s garden is one of the most tranquil places in central Dublin. The Garden Of Remembrance commemorates those who died fighting for Ireland's freedom while Phoenix Park is Europe's largest public park. It extends about three miles along the Liffey's north bank, encompassing 1,752 acres of verdant green lawns, woods, lakes, and playing fields. It also hosts Dublin Zoo, the third-oldest public zoo in the world, founded in 1830, which is just a short walk beyond the famous People's Garden.
Dublin Access. Dublin Ferry port is reached by the M1 from the North, the N11 from the South and the N7 from the West.