Iveagh (pronounced like the plant "ivy") Gardens is a hidden gem in the centre of Dublin. Much quieter than St. Stephen's Green, it has a picturesque waterfall and lots of shady trees to lounge underneath. We recommend it if you want somewhere to decompress and relax a bit, away from the crowds.
Tucked away by the National Concert Hall this garden is quieter than Stephens Green so a nice little rest stop. Holds concerts during the summer.
Designed by Ninian Niven in 1865, but with a history dating back over three hundred years, the Iveagh Gardens are located close to St Stephen’s Green Park in Dublin city centre. From modest beginnings as an earl’s lawn, the gardens went on to host the splendour of the Dublin Exhibition Palace in…
Take a stroll through the lovely Iveagh Gardens Park in the city centre - a good place to have a picnic.
This is a super park just off Harcourt Street - much quieter than St.Stephens Green! There’s concerts and events like ‘Taste of Dublin’ that run throughout the Summer months.
“Whether you’re a Dubliner or a visitor, this is the park to wander round or relax in. ”
“Great local hip pub to go. It appears a small pub from the outside, but if you step through there is a large beer garden inside with the big blue bus offering delicious pizza.”
“Learn about how Whiskey is made and do a tasting at the end of the tour. Perfect afternoon activity. ”
“Free entry to this wonderful gallery and it’s not just for tourists. Lots of locals here regularly!”
“The cathedral was originally founded in 1191 and is rife with over 800 years of Irish history and culture. A brilliant architectural wonder, its beauty can be noticed both inside and out. ”