Dublin, Ireland

Dublin is the capital and largest city in Ireland, near the midpoint of Ireland's east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey and at the centre of the Dublin Region. Founded as a centre of Viking settlement, the city has been Ireland's capital since mediæval times.

Dublin is a vibrant city known for its nightlife and tourist attractions. It is the third most visited capital city in Europe (after Paris and London) with over four million visitors a year.

Things to See & Do

* Historical walking tours
* Dublin Castle
* Waterford crystal
* Guinness Brewery
* Trinity College Library

General Information

Cruise Season – March - Nov
Currency – Pound Sterling (£)
Language – English & Irish
Land Area – 115 sq km’s
Population – 506,000
Electricity – 2 vertical square pins and one perpendicular below British style
Time – GMT plus zero hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 44

Port Location - Smaller cruise liners can come up the River Liffey right into the city centre and the larger ships berth at Alexandra Quay which is only 2km further away.

Transport Links - Dublin is served by a single terminal airport approximately 10km north of the city. Aer Lingus flies to Dublin from a large number of British and European cities, from the USA and Dubai. Some ferry services are available from Dublin port, however the port of Dún Laoghaire 10km south of Dublin city, is more popular. The single bus station, Busáras, serves the entire country and is next to Connolly train station.

The city is easy to get around on foot, however suburban train and bus services are available. Bikes and motorcycles are available for hire.

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Cruises from Dublin, Ireland

Cruise Date Duration
Reflection, Iceland & Irish Sea Cruise ex Dublin Return 06/07/20 11 nts
Nautica, Gaelic Inspiration ex Dublin Return 13/07/20 9 nts
Nautica, Enchanting Europe ex Dublin to Copenhagen 13/07/20 23 nts
Magellan, Round Britain and River Seine ex Dublin Return 13/07/20 11 nts
Navigator, Splendorous Scandinavia & The Kiel ex Dublin to Copenhagen 14/07/20 14 nts
Navigator, Regal Beauty ex Dublin to Amsterdam 14/07/20 34 nts
Reflection, British Isles & Amsterdam ex Dublin to Amsterdam 17/07/20 12 nts
Nautica, Northern Legends ex Dublin to Copenhagen 22/07/20 14 nts
Nautica, Mythical Lands ex Dublin to London 22/07/20 32 nts
Magellan, Iceland & Faroes ex Dublin Return 24/07/20 12 nts
Magellan, Spain Portugal & Morocco ex Dublin Return 05/08/20 12 nts
Summit, Iceland & Greenland ex Dublin to Boston 16/08/20 14 nts
Sea Cloud II, Journey 2025 ex Dublin to Lisbon 16/08/20 13 nts
Magellan, Summertime Fjordland ex Dublin Return 17/08/20 10 nts
Magellan, River Seine Experience ex Dublin Roundtrip 27/08/20 7 nts
Quest, Ireland Intensive ex Dublin to Southampton 29/08/20 12 nts
Magellan, Overnight Mini Cruise ex Dublin to Bristol 03/09/20 1 nts
Le Jacques Cartier, Ireland, Cornwall & Dorset ex Dublin to Saint-Malo 13/09/20 7 nts
Nautica, Limericks & Lore ex Dublin Return 28/09/20 10 nts
Nautica, Canvas of History ex Dublin to Barcelona 28/09/20 20 nts
Nautica, Epicurean Connoisseur ex Dublin to Barcelona 08/10/20 10 nts
Nautica, Creations of Culture ex Dublin to Venice 08/10/20 22 nts
Greg Mortimer, Guancaste, Ireland's West Coast ex Dublin to Cobh 19/05/21 12 nts
L'Austral, From Scotland to Spitsbergen ex Dublin to Longyearbyen 25/05/21 11 nts
Hanseatic Nature, Wild Scotland & Iceland ex Dublin to Reykjavik 07/06/21 10 nts
Journey, Iceland Intensive ex Dublin to Leith 03/07/21 13 nts
Europa 2, Great Diversity of Western Europe ex Dublin to Lisbon 06/07/21 11 nts
Sea Cloud Spirit, Journey 2123 ex Dublin to Hamburg 27/07/21 10 nts
Quest, Iceland Intensive Voyage ex Dublin Return 16/08/21 12 nts
Serenity, Celtic Discovery ex Dublin to Dover 20/08/21 7 nts
Quest, Ireland Intensive Voyage ex Dublin to Greenwich 28/08/21 12 nts
Magellan, British Isles Discovery Cruise ex Dublin to Belfast 03/09/21 10 nts
Serenity, Across the Atlantic ex Dublin to New York 05/09/21 12 nts
Scenic Eclipse, A Viking Voyage ex Dublin to Boston 09/09/21 18 nts
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