The Ha'penny Bridge over the River Liffey
The Spire of Dublin City Centre

Tips for Hosting a BBQ Event

May 04, 2017

Summer is finally here and the BBQ season is fast approaching. If you are planning a corporate event this Season, a BBQ get together is the best way to mingle and enjoy the little bit of Irish sunshine that we get. Here are some of our top tips for hosting the perfect corporate BBQ.

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Egg-citing Easter Weekend in the City

March 29, 2017

Easter weekend celebrations takes place Friday April 14th to Monday April 17th and there are fantastic events taking place all across Dublin city. Below are some of our top picks!


 

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Whats on in Dublin this Summer?

March 08, 2017

Dublin has plenty to offer music lovers this Summer with a fantastic line-up of musicians playing in some of our favourite venues across the city.

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Be your own Wedding Planner – choosing the best photographer, stationery and more.

February 22, 2017

Planning your special day can be both exciting and overwhelming. There is much to organise and various suppliers to research. Here to help you is a list of some our favourite suppliers.

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Choose a Valentines Date in the City

February 14, 2017

Treat yourself and your loved one to a city break this Valentine’s day! Here are some ideas for a memorable Valentine’s day in Dublin city.

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Looking for an intimate City Centre Wedding?

January 12, 2017

At Trinity City Hotel, we take pride in our venue which boasts stunning Georgian Suites, striking interiors and an exquisite civil ceremony room ideal for intimate nuptial celebrations.

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6 things to do in Dublin this New Year's Eve

December 08, 2016

Luminosity at Custom House

Dublin’s New Year’s Eve Festival takes place from December 30th 2016 until January 1st 2017.  Enjoy the Irish spirit and countdown to 2017 in the heart of the city. Here is our selection of some of the best events taking place near the Trinity City Hotel over the festive season!

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7 Reasons to Book a City Hotel for a Great Christmas Shopping Experience

November 03, 2016

Plan ahead and get your Christmas shopping done early this year.  The festive season can be hectic so try to make your shopping experience as enjoyable as possible.
Here are some tips for planning your Christmas shopping and why booking a hotel can help you through the festive madness.

1. Give yourself plenty of time to shop and book an overnight stay at a Central Dublin Hotel. No need to drag your bags on busy public transport, instead choose a city hotel in the heart of the main shopping district.

2. Stay somewhere with a festive atmosphere and get into the Christmas spirit.

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Bram Stoker Festival Takes Over Dublin This Halloween Weekend

October 11, 2016

Bram Stoker Festival takes place across Dublin this October Bank Holiday Weekend from Friday 28th through Monday 31st October 2016.
Events this year range from large-scale outdoor spectacles to intimate performances in unusual spaces, film and literary events, family friendly activities, high-octane parties and a plethora of off-beat experiences to whet the appetites of all.

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9 Tips for Hosting the Perfect Office Christmas Party

September 07, 2016

 

It may still feel like Summer but now is the best time to start planning your Christmas party.

At Trinity City Hotel we have hosted plenty of events, parties and Christmas gatherings over the years so we have collected a few useful tips along the way. Here is some of our top advice to help you plan your perfect Christmas party.

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Trinity City Hotel Rebrands Restaurant and Bar

August 25, 2016

Trinity City Hotel’s newly branded restaurant the Pearse Room has exciting origins behind its name. Similarly, the suitably named Brunswick Bar hints at a great history. Earlier this year, our team made a decision to rename our restaurant and bar and similar name ideas seemed to emerge when brainstorming.

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A Fabulous Vintage Wedding Afternoon at The Trinity City Hotel

August 03, 2016

On Sunday July 24th we hosted our first ever vintage wedding openday!  The Trinity City Hotel welcomed dozens of guests who came to take a peek at some of our special spaces available to hold a unique urban celebration.

Beginning with drinks and canapés, the informative afternoon hosted by stylist supremo, Vintage Irene included short talks from some of the best in the wedding business.  With Proseccos topped up, the afternoon unfolded in the stunning surrounds of Number 26, the intimate private dining room at Trinity City Hotel.  Guests heard from Eva Power Photography on different styles of wedding photography followed by a floral masterclass by Floral Events with tips and advice on wedding flower trends this year.

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Grooms-to-be had the opportunity to see a selection of suits from the super stylish collaboration between Louis Copeland and Darren Kennedy - with tips for groomsmen on trends in suiting.

There was a little breather and just enough time to enjoy some delicious canapés including traditional smoked salmon on homemade Guinness bread, smoked bacon and brie quiches and duck liver paté with pear and apricot compote.

Lucky guests feasted their eyes on a very special preview showing of the Papermoon Bridal Collection by Dirty Fabulous, due to launch in September 2016.  This stunning vintage boutique is located a mere hop, skip and jump from Trinity City Hotel and the sisters behind the boutique, Kathy Sherry and Caroline Quinn, have designed the most wonderful vintage- style collection of dresses drawing inspiration from the 1930s through to the 1950s.  

  

Along with the preview of Papermoon Bridal by Dirty Fabulous there was a selection of original vintage bridal gowns and taste of some bridesmaid looks too. Everything you need to have the chicest wedding party in town!

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Taste Of Dublin

May 23, 2016

Every foodie dreams about events like Taste of Dublin! In the beautiful setting of the Iveagh Gardens in the centre of Dublin, more than 60 chefs and exhibitors gather for 4 days of food extravaganza! Taste of Dublin is ultimate foodie destination for 4 days of summer eating, drinking and entertainment.

Learn from the celebrity chefs in the theatre, sample amazing meals and try some of the new cocktails mixologists have developed for the festival. Taste of Dublin is where all foodies go every June, will you be there as well? This four-day event will celebrate the exciting and diverse Dublin gastronomic scene. Expect to see some of the Irish chefs who are celebrated abroad at the special festival’s homecoming this year.
For the first time in their 11 year history, Taste of Dublin has partnered with The Open Gate Brewery who has created a small batch special brew ‘Strawberry Porter’ for Taste of Dublin inspired by an Irish summer. Visitors will be able to sample this brew, together with other experimental mixes!


Everyone can create their own Taste of Dublin experience by picking different dishes from the 12 restaurants, each exhibiting signature meals. Make sure to get to Dublin for Taste of Dublin 16-19th of June!

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7 things to keep in mind when organizing the best small wedding or civil partnership

February 09, 2016

With more people looking into having small weddings, and us planning and organising more and more of those in the Trinity City Hotel, we thought we will share few tips with you about how to lower your costs and have the best wedding day possible. Small weddings are very special because you get to spend a day with your nearest & dearest – not your mother’s dentist neighbours.


1. To keep your wedding small, be ruthless with your wedding list. This is fairly obvious, but you will always be under pressure to add someone else or people might get hurt as you didn’t invite them – don’t worry about it too much. This is your special day and you get to decide how you want to celebrate it

2. Save on transport by having your wedding and reception in the same venue or in the venue close by. We are lucky enough to be only 5 minutes’ drive or 15 minutes’ walk from Civil Registration Service at Sir Patrick Duns Hospital, Lower Grand Canal Street, Dublin 2 – which provide both civil partnership and marriage services.

3. Keep your party entertained! Pick a venue that has a bar in the same room your party is at. That way, your wedding party will not split to go to bar. As you have a small wedding, keep people mingling and having fun together!

4. Spend on the most memorable parts of the day and scrimp on details – chair covers tend to go unnoticed while food and entertainment stay in everyone’s memory.

5. As you are celebrating your wedding with people closest to you, involve them in the event! They can read a poem, everyone can say few lines about the happy couple, or maybe you have friends who are great in DIY and can help you with some quirky decorations? They will be very happy you asked!

6. Get married sooner – don’t spend a lot of time to plan, as the more you think about it the more you will end up adding to the party and spending at the wedding. If you have specific time limit, you are very likely to concentrate more on the end goal than to constantly change and keep going off the budget

7. If you are trying to stick to a budget for your wedding, keep in mind that so are your friends as well! If you are picking a hotel venue to hold a reception in, pick one that is on a good, easily accessible location (with parking!) and not too expensive so your friends can party until the morning with you and not dash off early!

We specialize in small urban boutique weddings so talk to us about your special day plans!

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Raving Review for Trinity City Hotel Restaurant

November 20, 2015

We are delighted to have just received the review for our restarant:

I stayed overnight in the Trinity City Hotel this weekend and thoroughly enjoyed it; the hotel has seen a significant cash injection in recent years and offers a stylish, contemporary experience in a very central Dublin location. There are several food options - Trinity City Restaurant, Trinity City Bar and the Courtyard Garden - and we managed to sample all of them! Trinity City restaurant is a lovely intimate room seating 40 people max; it's dripping with silver candelabras which, combined with giant wall mirrors and 1920s style lights fixtures help to create a really warm and lovely ambience. The food was absolutely delicious and we enjoyed a 7 course tasting menu so sampled lots of it, from seabass to lamb to a chocolate taster plate dessert. The lamb was a particular highlight, served with goats cheese mash potatoes and a mini shepherds pie on the side - it was tender and very tasty. Cocktails in the bar was another highlight - the mojitos are spot on. All in all a lovely place for a meal, drinks with friends or indeed a cheeky wee overnight stay!

Rating: 4.5 / 5

(originally published on https://www.zomato.com/dublin/trinity-city-restaurant-trinity-city-hotel-south-city-east by Fluffandfripperies)

Find out more about our restarant & bar, as well as menues and seasonal offers here

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The Book of Kells

March 13, 2014

The Book of Kells - Trinity College Library, Trinity College, College Street , Dublin 2

The world renowned Book of Kells was written around the year 800 AD and is celebrated for its lavish decoration. The 680 pages of vellum in the manuscript contain the Latin texts of the Four Gospels. It was written around the year 800 AD by Irish monks, probably begun at a monastery in Iona, an island off the coast of Scotland Scotland then transpoted and finished at Kells, Co. Meath. It was later buried in the ground for fear of damage by the Vikings and after being eventually rediscovered it was deposited for safe keeping in Trinity College around 1653.
 

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The Spire of Dublin

March 13, 2014

The Spire of Dublin, officially called the Monument of Light (An Túr Solais in the Irish language) is a tall, stainless steel, needle-like monument 121.2 metres (398 ft) in height, located in O'Connell Street Dublin on the site of the former Nelson's Pillar.

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