Dublin Airport is the busiest airport in Ireland over 18 million passengers a year from all over the world. The city is just 10 km from the airport and about 20 minutes journey time. Visit the fair city of Dublin, the capital of Ireland, for the craic and its culture; it is always a popular destination. Get out of the city and explore the beautiful Irish countryside with car hire from Dublin.
Dublin Airport has 2 terminals with flights to destinations worldwide. Terminal 1 is for short haul flights and terminal 2 for long haul flights. There are extensive shopping facilities and over 50 shops throughout the terminals selling everything from books and souvenirs to local produce and confectionary. You can buy designer perfume at Jo Malone or last minute supplies at Boots or Spar. Duty free shopping is available too for those last minute bargains. There are facilities for currency exchange and ATMs are situated conveniently around the airport. Executive lounges can be used by business class passengers or for a small fee. The airport has customer service points too, for any enquiries you may have. If you get hungry, there are over 30 places to eat at including delicious sandwiches at O’Brien’s and classic Irish fare at the Brasserie. Other options to choose from are Starbucks, Bagel factory and Burger King. Wi-Fi internet service is also available for those last minute emails.
Dublin is situated on the River Liffey and has a famous literary history and strong culture. Over 1 million people who live in Dublin are under the age of 25, making it a very young city – popular for weekend breaks and parties. Visit the iconic Ha’penny Bridge and try the traditional ‘black stuff’ at the Guinness Storehouse. Christchurch Cathedral is the oldest building in Dublin and you can also take a tour of Dublin Castle. The Writers Museum records the history of Dublin’s famous, such as Shaw, Yeats and Joyce and in Merrion Square you can see the statue of Oscar Wilde. You can see the Book of Kells at Trinity College or visit the Irish Museum of Modern Art. Temple Bar is the place to be after dark, cobbled streets in the heart of the city with lots of music and food. Out and about with your car hire in Dublin, you can visit the pretty town of Howth with its harbour and cliff walks.