#142 How Much Time Should I Spend in Dublin? – Featuring Pól Ó Conghaile – AUDIO

Pól-Ó-Conghaile-21Pól Ó Conghaile steps in to answer a question many of Dubin’s first-time visitors ask… “how much time should I spend there?” Pól’s got tips for setting your pace, things to see, and making the most of your visit to the Fair City.

 

Quotes from this episode

I think the temptation for people is to do too much in Ireland.

– 2:00

It’s a small country, but once you get here it starts to feel awfully big.

– 2:10

I always encourage people to try and fit less in on their itinerary but to just to have fun doing it.

– 2:36

You can easily walk between the main sites in Dublin.

– 3:24

The River Liffey, and most sites, can be measured in how long it takes to walk from the river.

– 3:30

I think knowing the pace where you really feel that tingle and that excitement in a city; that’s key to it.

– 5:22

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CLICK FOR SHOW NOTES

00:00

  • Liam talks about his first time driving in Dublin.

01:20

  • How much time should I spend in Dublin?

01:25

02:00

  • People often are tempted to do too much.

02:30

03:40

  • Set out with two big sites during the day… one in the morning, one in the afternoon

03:45

  • Trinity College: the Book of Kells, the old library (Long Library), science museum, “hidden” natural history museum, near by Grafton Street and Georgian architecture – www.tcd.ie/Library/bookofkells/

04:15

04:35

  • Hop On, Hop Off Bus

06: 50

06:55

  • What time does Dublin wake up?

08:10

08:35

09:40

  • Dublin’s greet each other by saying, “What’s the story?”

10:00

  • Yeats exhibition going on in the basement of the National Library. 2015 is the 150th anniversary of Yeats birth – www.nli.ie/yeats/

10:30

  • Day trips to Dublin

10:36

  • Cork and Killarney would be greater distances from Dublin

10:50

11:35

  • 2015 saw a record 2.1 million transatlantic passengers pass through Dublin Airport

11:54

  • The dollar is strong against the euro this year.

12:00

  • Places where the euro holds its value.

13:00

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Author: Corey

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