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Colors of Dublin - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Samuel Beckett Bridge The locals are very proud of their culture and have great respect for travelers who are interested in local traditions and customs. The cultural traditions of Dublin are the result of mix of different cultures. The indigenous people keep following the traditions of their ancestors even these days and do this with pride. The images of Celtic harp and St. Patrick's shamrock are considered the national symbols. They can be seen on many souvenirs and traditional costumes of the locals.
Travellers usually associate Dublin with cozy pubs and excellent beer. However, gastronomic peculiarities of the city are not limited by these features. In this city vacationers will find … Open
There is even a national color in Dublin - green. During various holidays and festivals the streets of the city are full of cheerful companies of locals dressed in green T-shirts and wearing hats of unusual shapes. Celebratory items of bright green color are sold in numerous stalls, so guests of the city always have an opportunity to purchase a nice costume and go to a holiday celebrations together with townspeople.
The locals are distinguished by welcoming and friendly attitude to visitors. They are very trusting and hospitable. A local proverb saying "A stranger is a friend who you are to meet" describes the nature of the local people in the best way. Tourists should not be afraid to ask citizens for help. They will certainly tell visitors how to get to main places of interest, and will answer all of your questions. During the time of holidays the border between local residents and visitors is erased at all. In Dublin every foreigner will feel like a welcome guest. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Dublin will be liked not only by tourists who enjoy visiting various excursions and cultural attractions, but also by fans of outdoor activities. The city is home to one of the most famous … Open
National peculiarities have made their impact on such important areas of life as culinary traditions. In addition to unique treats the local restaurants and pubs serve the most favorite national drink - beer, the production of which has taken place there more than for a hundreds of years. There are many restaurants and cafes in Dublin, but locals prefer to visit pubs as they simply adore the atmosphere of home-like comfort and hospitality. However, the city has a strict ban on smoking in public places. It will be quite difficult to find a restaurant that has special rooms for smokers in Dublin. Visitors should not forget to comply with applicable regulations and local traditions. This way your rest in the city will be comfortable and interesting.
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Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Dublin
♥   Pro-Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Dublin, 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Former Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, Dublin, 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral of St. Patrick, Dublin, 1.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Church of the Immaculate Conception, Navan, 31.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Former Cathedral of Sts. Peter and Paul, Trim, 41.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Shrine of St. Oliver Plunkett, Drogheda, 41.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral of St. Brigid, Kildare, 48.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Dublin
♥   Castle 'Dublin Castle' , 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Clontarf Castle' , 4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Ashtown Castle' , 5.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Drimnagh Castle' , 5.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Rathfarnham Castle' , 5.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Carrickmines Castle' , 9.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Monkstown Castle' , 9.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Unique landmarks in Dublin and around

Newgrange

From the series “The oldest monuments on earth survived”
The unique Newgrange crypt, located in Ireland, is one of the oldest monuments in the world. It was built not later than 2,500 years BC. The ancient corridor is located not far from Dublin, its height is 13.5 meters. The diameter of the mound is also quite impressive and reaches 85 meters. … Read further

National traditions of Ireland

The people of Ireland are famous for their friendliness and courtesy. They treat guests of their country with hospitality, regardless of a nationality. The only exception is the English. In this case, the Irish show some caution and mistrust. A distinctive feature of the local population is diligence. Locals always strive to provide all possible assistance to the needy ones. Irish people do not accept unnecessary tactile contacts. Men embrace only at large events, for example, on football. The main greeting in Ireland is a raised index finger. In cafes, cinemas, and hotels, smoking is prohibited. Visitors to bars traditionally treat their acquaintances with drinks. However, on birthday, not a birthday boy treats friends with a drink, but vice versa. … Open
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Traditions and festivals in cities around Dublin

Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Dublin. Learn the best periods to visit Dublin to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Dublin.
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