Explore, engage and connect with Irish history and culture in 20 interactive galleries at EPIC. Go beyond the stereotypes to help you discover what it truly means to be Irish. Winner of Europe’s Leading Tourist Attraction at the World Travel Awards 2019 and 2020.
Don’t just visit Ireland, understand it, with a visit to EPIC, twice winner of Europe’s Leading Tourist Attraction at the World Travel Awards 2019 and 2020. You won’t find leprechauns or pots of gold here, but you will discover that what it means to be Irish expands far beyond the borders of Ireland through the stories of Irish emigrants who became scientists, politicians, poets, artists and even outlaws all over the world. Discover Ireland from the outside in and find out why saying “I’m Irish” is one of the biggest conversation starters, no matter where you are.
Hear the harrowing tale of the Irish emigrants who fled the Famine and embarked on a treacherous voyage in the hope of a better life in North America.
Step on board and you will be transported back in time to join them on their gruelling journey. Learn about the cramped conditions they endured and the risks they faced.
Relive their voyage and discover what fate awaited them.
Airfield is not just a beautiful place with a remarkable history, it’s a social and charitable hub, investing in people and initiatives that reach every corner of our community. It’s where imagination trumps the internet and fresh shows fancy what real food is all about.
Located in Dundrum just 20 minutes from Dublin City Centre, Dublin’s only 38 acre working farm open to the public all year round. An 18th century working farm, gardens and 38 acre Estate, Airfield was left in trust to the people of Ireland by Letitia and Naomi Overend in 1974, trailblazing sisters who understood the importance of being self-sufficient and sustainable. There’s so much to do here - egg collection, Jersey herd milking, animal feeding, guided tours, indoor & outdoor play areas, vintage car garage, open spaces for picnics & games.
With a rich musical heritage reaching back to the 70’s, Windmill Lane Recording studios have been at the heart of the Irish music industry for over four decades. Rooted in the centre of the ‘digital docklands’ of Dublin, this beautiful Art Deco building is a home for some of Ireland’s most passionate and creative people. In Windmill Lane, you can connect with some of your favourite artists’ most iconic works and delve deep into the phenomenal world of recording. From the Rolling Stones to U2 and from Kylie Minogue to Lady Gaga, this musical mecca has been graced by some of the world’s most visionary artists!
Experience afternoon tea with a difference. Hop on board a fully restored 1960s vintage Routemaster double decker bus and be transported back in time where social media was non-existent and chats over tea reigned supreme. Indulge in a full afternoon tea with homemade bakes such as lemon drizzle and almond bakewell matched perfectly with savouries like the Irish fruit scone and a trio of freshly made sandwiches.
Sit back and relax with a cup of Barry's tea (other teas and coffees available, we won't judge if you don't choose Barry's Irish Tea) and let our Irish hosts regale you with their favourite tales of Dublin as we take a ride through the rocky roads of Dublin. It's not a fully guided tour though so there is plenty of time for you and yours to have a wee gossip and catch up.
This is afternoon tea with a difference. This is afternoon tea the Irish way.
Take a journey back through time at the Irish Whiskey Museum and learn the origins of Irish whiskey and its turbulent history from the 11th century to the present day. Become a true master of whiskey tasting at the end of the tour. Compare three (Classic tour) or four (Premium tour) Irish whiskeys and learn about their unique styles and flavours. Drop into the retail store after the tour, and check out our range of over 100 Irish whiskeys.
In 1780 John Jameson threw open the doors of his distillery on Bow St.. Over 240 years later, the doors are still open - to friends old and new. With plenty of unique experiences available, join a fully guided tour and tasting, or learn how to blend your own whiskey, master the craft of cocktail making or draw whiskey straight from a cask in Dublin’s only live maturation warehouse, all in the home of the World’s Leading Distillery Tour (2018, 2019,2020). With so much to do, learn and taste, there is no time like the present to explore the past.
Located in the heart of the historic Liberties, against the backdrop of a city steeped in whiskey history, the Teeling Whiskey Distillery opened its doors in 2015 as the first new distillery in Dublin for over 125 years.
Experience first-hand the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of a fully operational distillery on a guided tour, followed by a range of whiskey tastings.