General Information Dublin City is the capital of Ireland, a vibrant city and becoming more modern and cosmopolitan every day. O’Connell Street is the main meeting place and host to the Spire which celebrated its 10th birthday on the 21st of January 2003.
It was positioned and erected between December 2002 and January 2003 in the middle of O’Connell Street and stands over 120 meters tall into the Dublin sky.
It has been officially branded the monument of light. People who reside in Ireland also call it the spike, or another name for it would be the stiletto in the ghetto. How much or what was the price to buy this landmark? Its estimated to have cost the Irish government, €4 million that’s a lot of money for a stiletto! This landmark replaces Nelsons Pillar which was blown up in 1966.
Things To Do
There are a number of things to do and see in the city, ranging from fine Museums, Theaters, Cinemas, Shopping Centers, Café’s, Restaurants and Pubs are just some of the options available offered by this great city.
Crossing O’Connell bridge
Will take you over the river Liffey the main river in Dublin which divides the city from north to south, both sides of the river have their qualities in regards to museums, cinema, shopping centers, restaurants, café’s and pubs.
If you’re looking for a Restaurant, maybe a Pub, or even some Entertainment try having a browse through the categories by clicking on the name link or photographic image for example: Restaurant, Pub and Entertainment are links that will take you to your required option within this site.
Overall Population roughly for Ireland is 5.4 million. Dublin city has a population of just over 1.2 and the city is rapidly expanded
English/Native Irish Language Gaelic
Do I Need An Entry Visa For Ireland
Citizens of certain countries require an entry visa for Ireland. If you are a citizen of a country that is on this list you do NOT require an entry visa for Ireland. Citizens of countries which are not on the list must apply for a visa to enter Ireland before they travel here.
All citizens of non-EU countries, whether they require a visa or not, are subject to immigration control at the point of entry to Ireland.