- Monday, 1 September 2014 -

A Day in Dublin


Hello my lovelies! Okay, so I think I should confront this crucial issue before continuing any further: it feels like I've blinked and been catapulted through time; it's September already!? Cue the witty originals on Facebook proclaiming they should heed Greenday's lyrical advice UGH. Perhaps it's the dawning of a new academic era, or the steady changing of the seasons, but September always feels like a new start for me. However, I was adamant to send off the summer in style so on Saturday my mum, Martin and myself took a day trip to Dublin's fair city. 

Of course we tended to all your typical touristy activities - visiting Carroll's Irish souvenir shop which had a lovely green theme goin' on, loitering around The Temple Bar pub and becoming a little too snap happy with my camera, and of course savouring some of the legendary black stuff - Guinness. In a very unfashionably Irish way, the weather was actually quite pleasant, not a whip of wind or raincloud in sight! Dublin is brimming with so many quaint little boutiques and charming cafes that no matter how many times I visit, there's always something new to explore and experience. All in all, it proved a brilliant way of reeling in the summer - to visit the capital of Ireland felt like a mini holiday in itself!






Have you ever visited Ireland/Dublin before?


  1. Beautiful photos! Went to dublin about 8yrs ago and would love to go back. Its a great city!! Xx


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  2. Love these photos you took, I'd love to go to Dublin - will have to get myself there soon!

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  3. Don't you hate it when you write a comment and it doesn't post. Arrgghh, that just happened, but anyway, I was saying...
    I'm off to Ireland in three weeks. Woohoo - Going to Donegal, but also to Dublin for a night/day :) Cant wait. Hope the weather stays nice.
    Its on my bucket list to drink a Guinness in Ireland, cant wait to tick it off.
    I've no idea where the time has gone. How is it September already???
    x tink x
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  4. Lovely photos :) I have never been to Dublin before, but would love to visit one day- I have been to Cork on a few occasions though.
    Jennifer xx
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  5. Will you take me to Ireland? And Northern Ireland. Now that I've been to Scotland, NI is the only place left in the UK to visit!

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  6. I went to Dublin for a long weekend with an ex once. Needless to say, I definitely need to come back and see it with your level of joy and actually have some fun! Lisa x

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  7. oooh! I wanna visit Ireland now! :)

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  8. I've visited Dublin twice and I absolutely loved it! My partner and I did a lot of touristy stuff; we visited the Guinness and Jameson breweries and went to a few lovely cafes and to some of the famous pubs during the evening. I also managed to drink a lot of Guiness as well XD x

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  9. Horsey! <3

    Aww glad you had fun, it looks lovely! :) I've actually never been to Ireland at all before! I hope to fix that soon ^_^ The bf and I keep saying we'll take a trip.
    Lovely post hunnie !

    Jem xx

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  10. Sounds like you had a fun day! Me and my friends are planning a weekend down to Dublin, I haven't been in so long so I can't wait :)

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  11. My Nan is from Ireland and I have always wanted to visit - fingers crossed I will go next summer before I start my grad scheme! It looks like you had an amazing day and lots of fun :) xx

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  12. I absolutely ADORE Ireland. I've never been to Dublin though! Only ever to Fermanagh (which is so so pretty btw if you ever get chance to go!) I definitely want to take a trip to Dublin and you've just made me want to go even more!

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  13. I'm glad you had a good time! I have never been to Dublin but I REALLY REALLY REALLY want to visit Ireland one day!

    Jessica
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  14. I absolutely adore Dublin! I just never get there enough :( xx

    Aisling | rosysmiles.blogspot.co.uk

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  15. I'd love to visit Dublin. Whenever I see bloggers posting about visiting it makes me want to visit more and more! Glad you had such a great time :)

    Hayley-Eszti
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  16. Your photography is ACE!!! :D glad you had a good time in Dublin. I visited with my sister about 2 years ago now and I loved it! It's got such a friendly chilled-out vibe to it :) (shameless plug: I posted a Throwback post last month about it!) xx

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  17. ahhhh I love Dublin, your photographs really sum the place up! x

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  18. your pictures are gorgeous! :) i visited dublin this spring while i was studying in the uk, i miss it! especially the guinness ;)

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