Explore Dublin

Explore the stunning seaside town with walks to the pier or learn about local history at one of the many museums in Dún Loaghaire, or take a 20 minute trip to Dublin and experience the plentiful offerings of Ireland’s beautiful capital. With an abundance of activities from bars and breweries to shopping centres and seasides, there is something for everyone studying at NCG Dublin.

Historic building

For the architecture enthusiasts

Dublin is full of amazing architecture. From the world-reknowned Trinity College Library to Dublin Castle and St Patrick’s Cathedral, there are endless stunning sights to see.

Guiness storehouse

For the hopheads

Located in the heart of the city, the Guiness Storehouse is one of Dublin’s most popular attractions. Explore the history, process and ingredients that tell the unique story of Guiness.


For the shopaholics

Dublin’s city centre is packed with opportunities for shopping. From designer stores to local markets, whatever you’re looking to find, you can guarentee there is something here for you!


For the art appreciators

From the artisinal pottery studios and contemporary art galleries to unmissable prison and post office museums, Dublin is home to a flurry of exciting opportunities and offers a little something for everyone.

Temple bar

For the fun lovers

Dublin is packed full of fun things to do, see, and learn. Try your hand at Irish dancing, test your competitive nature with a game of bowling or just dance the night away in the famous Temple Bar area.


For the outdoor adventurers

Get some fresh air and take in the beautiful sights of the east coast. With stunning spots such as Greystones and Howth Head accessible in under an hour, Dún Laoghaire is the perfect base for exploring the great outdoors.

We want to help you make the most of your stay in the city during your studies. If you would like any further information about things to do in the local area, please speak to a member of our team.

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