In Dublin, you’ll discover the resilient spirit of the Irish people.
Take the bus to Kilmainham Gaol and stand in the courtyard where Joseph Plunkett, a leader of the 1916 Easter uprising, was executed, having only just married his fiance in the dim prison chapel.
It’s a sombre reminder of the country’s struggle for independence. For a lighter evening, you can head to any of Dublin’s nightclubs, like Spirit or POD, for a night of “mighty craic.
” If you find yourself falling in love with the emerald island (as many who come here do), remember that it’s an excellent place to study or work abroad.
Popular Attractions: The Guinness Factory and Storehouse, Book of Kells (at Trinity College) & Temple Bar.