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Top public service recommendations from locals

Art Museum
“A stunning gem on a charming road in the very heart of the gorgeous old city of Dublin. Enter through the garden of Dublin Castle and you will be truly within the pale here. Local tip: Check out the Roof Garden , landscaped in a tranquil style to reflect the gallery. ”
  • 99 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“Movies - not always big box office, often has festivals. Great little restaurant & bar so go early. You can bring your drinks into the auditorium!”
  • 51 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Established in 1707 with more than 25,000 books. Full of wonderful collections with a full range of exhibitions with visitors made very welcome. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
“Public library with a free Yeats Exhibition on the lower floor. Note: The National Gallery, The National Museum (Archaeology), The National Museum (Natural History- AKA "The Dead Zoo"), and the National Library are all in the same area, so it's worth covering them together. All are free of charge. The Dead Zoo is my personal favourite.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Dublin's Central Bus Station - also connects with Red Line Luas and is opposite Connolly Train Station”
  • 9 locals recommend
Yoga Studio
“Yin and Tonic is the name of the cafe located in the Elbowroom. Healthy vegan/vegetarian and serves breakfast, lunch and coffee as well as sugar free cakes/sweet treats.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Medical Center
“The bustling retail centre of Stillorgan is a 4 minute drive or a 15 minute walk away, and has an abundance of shops and restaurants on offer, as well as a bowling alley!”
  • 11 locals recommend
“This is an iconic building started in 2009 and opened a few years later. While it was controversial to commence the construction of a library costing €40m in the middle of the recession, it has proved a huge success. The scale of the building is awe inspiring and the number of books lent there is staggering. A wonderful piece of modern architecture.”
  • 13 locals recommend
“The National College of Art & Design is Ireland’s foremost design college. A former distillery, the campus was imaginatively redesigned in the 1980s by Burke Kennedy Doyle Architects. The Gallery located in the Harry Clarke Building to the front holds regular exhibitions. The connecting glass building here was designed by Murray O’Laoire Architects in 2006. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
  • 5 locals recommend
College Library
“Architecturally stunning library where the Book of Kells manuscript is housed. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
“A wonderful amenity only 5 minitues walk away. Great selection of all categories , great children's selection, read up on local history”
  • 5 locals recommend
“If you're interested in the Courts, stroll across to the Four Courts, almost next door to the studio, all courts are open to the public unless otherwise indicated, make sure to see the Round Hall”
  • 2 locals recommend
  • 3 locals recommend
“Clean modern Local chemist/pharmacy stocks all essentials and is open late most weekdays. ”
  • 1 local recommends