Ah, Dublin, sweet Dublin. No finer a city has there been. As the capital city of Ireland, Dublin remarks proudly to her visitors its history, beautiful landscapes and curious stories of old which keep the people and communities of Ireland intertwined, culturally vibrant and unforgettably beautiful.
This place of old is an inspiration of favored accommodations of scenic mastery and a hardy people whose outlook on life and approach to living are admirably inviting.
Families, singles and even honeymooners find it hard to resist the allure of Dublin’s cooler climates, many landmarks, eateries and higher education.
All of these and more can be discovered in the months of March, April and any month of the year!
Finding the perfect niche in this cultural city comes easily, especially with the famous luck o’ the Irish.
Everybody loves a good luck charm. The beautiful city of Dublin grants existentially famous good luck through the ever-popular love of the four leaf clover, as well as through fabulously superfluous pots-of-gold-hot-spots and festive activities strewn about the town.
What To Do In Dublin in the Spring
Stepping lively is the name of the game where excitement, community involvement and personal enrichment throw its arms around the entire city letting the good times really roll.
Explore sports events, festivals, music, shopping, nightlife and plenty of Irish jigs.
Get ready to discover many of the wonders of Dublin over a pint, a hearty collage of cabbage and bacon or a freshly caught Dublin Lawyer seafood bowl.
Here is a list of upcoming things to do in Dublin.
ST PATRICK’S DAY 2012
St. Patrick’s Day 2012 is right around the corner where the fun has only just begun!
When: March 17
Where: City Centre, starting at Parnell Square, Dublin 1
Watch Dublin’s streets light up with spectacular flair as Ireland’s leading pageant companies and marching bands present only the finest in authentic Irish entertainment.
HOW? WHAT? WHY? is the theme for the 2012 St. Patrick’s Festival Parade which will open up fascinating wonders of science.
Children will find this particularly interesting as Ireland’s leading pageant companies present insightful and thought provoking creations.
BIG DAY OUT
When: March 17, 12:00 pm
Where: Merrion Square, Dublin 2
Amazing Irish street art collections and entertainment come alive in the heart of Georgian Dublin for all the entire family. Creative open air shows and performances will be presented by leading professional street theater artists around Merrion Square Park.
When: March 19
Where: Registration at City Hall, Dame Street, Dublin 2
Enjoy the capital city’s largest annual festival of the year during the days surrounding St. Patrick’s Day. Experience a fun and family-friendly, free treasure hunt event incorporating a collection of Dublin’s venues and institutions.
Participants can discover and solve awaiting clues while absorbing Dublin’s rich history and competing for prizes along the way.
DINE IN DUBLIN
When: March 26 – April 1
Where: Dublin Restaurants
Enjoy incredible cuisine using special promotional rates of a 20% saving on á la carte prices.
Each evening customers will peruse a special ‘Dine in Dublin’ menu comprised of mouthwatering selections of appetizers, entrees, desserts, tea and coffee.
DUBLIN UNIVERSITY BOAT RACES
When: March 19, 8:30 a.m.
Where: O’Connell Bridge to St. James’ Gate Brewery, River Liffey
Annual Dublin University Boat Races contest between local rivals Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin. The senior men’s race, the Gannon Cup, will be contested at 10am.