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Dublin Ireland Transport - Dublin offers visitors an old-fashioned 19th-century appeal. This affluent city offers the finest places to stay, some of the trendiest boutiques, and some of the best dining choices in Europe. Dublin has become one of the most popular vacation spots in Europe.

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Dublin International Airport is Dublinís central airport just north of the city center. An AirCoach shuttle is available 24 hours a day from the airport to Dublin. It is slightly more expensive than the Dublin bus system, but it is faster as it makes fewer stops. Airlink Express Coach offers service from the airport to the cityís central bus station for transfers to bus or rail service. The Dublin Bus also provides service between airport and city center.

Public transport in Dublin is reasonable, well priced, and recommended rather than using a car since Dublin has traffic and parking problems. The bus system in Dublin is a fleet of green double-deckers and single-deckers as well as minibuses. Fares are based on distance, but overall they are reasonable. Rates and schedules are available at www.dublinbus.ie.

Dublin also has a rapid-transit train called DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transit). It is at ground level as well as elevated with stations in the middle of the city as well as stops in the suburbs. Mutli-journey passes are available, and student and family tickets are also available at reduced rates.

Dublin also offers Tram service now, known as LUAS, since 2004. These tram lines connect the city center with suburbs in the south and southwest. Multiple day passes are also available. For more information visit www.luas.ie.

The best way to experience Dublin Ireland is on foot. Dublin is a small city, and itís possible to walk from one end to the other on foot.

If you use taxis, the best way to find one is to locate the taxi stands outside major hotels, as well as bus and train station. You can also phone for a taxi. Taxi rates are moderate, but there are additional charges for extra passengers and suitcases.

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Dublin Interesting Facts

  • Large stone tombs (dolmens) were built in Ireland during 4000-2000 BC as part of an ancient cult practice.
  • Newgrange, the Irish passage tomb, was constructed around 3200BC Ė making it 500 years older than the Giza Pyramids in Egypt.
  • The Dublin Port Tunnel is the largest ever civil engineering project in Ireland.
  • Ireland has one of the fastest growing populations of any European city.
  • Ireland produced Nobel laureates William Butler Yeats, George Bernard Shaw, and Samuel Beckett.
  • Famous writers and playwrites from Dublin include Oscar Wilde, Jonathan Swift, and Bram Stoker.
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