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Best things to do in Dolphins Barn

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Distillery
“Learn about how Whiskey is made and do a tasting at the end of the tour. Perfect afternoon activity. ”
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Café
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“Noshingtons - 186 South Circular Road - 20 minute walk. Just reopened and completely refurbished after a fire gutted the building, it’s a family friendly spot where you can check out the work of celebrated Irish photographer Barry McCall. They also have a smaller outpost in Harold’s Cross Park, also a 20 minute walk away ”
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Pub
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“Great local bar, hipsters and doggies are plenty but friendly and well run with good cocktails ”
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Pub
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“Great pub grub and some good beers on tap… they also have a gin bar upstairs if you’re gin drinkers! ”
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Establishment
“Co-op/farmers market that sells fresh Irish produce. On weekends a café opens. Check their website for monthly flea market and other events. A brilliant local spot that’s off the hidden path!”
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Market
“Most amazing community weekend farmers market, organic goods, cafes and fun. ”
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Rental Car Location
“Nearby Car rental but it is withing walking distance of house, about 8 minutes on foot, is not located on Merchants Quay which is an air bnb error.”
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Automotive Shop
“NEWMARKET SQUARE & THE GREEN DOOR MARKET are open Thurs – Sunday. There are weekly flea-markets & broccante markets here too. They are a 5 minute walk from 19 O’Curry Rd. ”
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Cafe
“Pan Asian casual dining. From brunch all the way through dinner, this fusions restaurant has enough variety to make you want breakfast lunch and dinner!”
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Meal Takeaway
“Take away retaurant, high quality thai food. I work for this company and cannot get enough of the food!!”
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Butcher
“If you're staying in, this traditional butcher has quality Irish produce and open until 7pm.”
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Bar
“Good craft beer and handy bar food if you need to grab something quick. The wings are good and if you like whiskey try their tasting plate. ”
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Establishment
“This market is on every last Sunday of the month. They serve really tasty coffee, breakfast, pizza and falafel. Something for everyone at this market. Wrap up!”
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Grocery or Supermarket
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“It's a Spar shop... but less than two minutes away so great for milk, bread, newspapers and other bits and bobs”
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Establishment
“Fancy a day trip or an Irish tour? This is the local office of Hertz, the world's largest car rental company.”
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Bar
“Local Pub One of the most interestingly titled pubs in the capital is ‘The Bird Flanagan’ in Rialto, and its signage of a police officer in pursuit of a man certainly grabs your attention. The pub is named in honour of Willie Flanagan, who could only be described as a bit of a character in the history of Dublin. Flanagan was a practical joker of great renown in Dublin, and was the brother-in-law of Taoiseach W.T Consgrave. The son of Alderman Michael Flanagan, ‘The Bird Flanagan’ was said to live off the wealth and name of his father, but created a name for himself through his fun and games in the city. ”
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