City of Literature badge of houour for Dublin
Posted on 07/27 at 12:45 PM
Today 27th July 2010 Dublin was honored with the designation as Unesco "City of Literature"
"Dublin has been awarded this accolade because of the rich historical literary past of the city, the vibrant contemporary literature, the variety of festivals and attractions available and because it is the birthplace and home of literary greats" according to the Irish Minister for Tourism Ms. Mary Hanafin
A website to celebrate the achievement has been set up, dublincityofliterature.com , which highlights literary events and explains the city's history and heritage.
Dublin City Soul Festival 27th May 2010
Posted on 05/24 at 12:54 PM
The now annual Dublin City Soul Festival kicks off on the 27th May for 4 days. This unique 4 day festival, now celebrating its 4th year, offers a variety of much needed reasons to be cheerful ! The Main event is the Soul Picnic in Merrion Square on Sunday 30th May. This event is completely free and a great family day out.
For all the details please visit http://www.dublincitysoulfestival.ie
International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival
Posted on 04/14 at 12:45 PM
The International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival kicks off on 03th May for 2 weeks with an array of attractions and performances.
The Festival was founded in 2004 to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Oscar Wilde, in his native city.
With an emphasis on new or recent international and Irish works with a broadly gay theme or relevance, the Festival has grown to become the largest event of its type in the world.
See a full programme of events here.
Disney comes to Dublin
Posted on 04/14 at 12:40 PM
Here’s one for the young and young at heart – Disney brings Three Classic Fairy Tales to Dublin’s new Grand Canal Theatre.
There are 9 performances between the 22nd and 25th April. Tickets from €20.00.
For more information and tickets go to www.ticketmaster.ie
The Grand Canal Theatre is a 20 minute walk or 8 minutes by taxi from Cassidys.
Dublin gets its running shoes on
Posted on 04/14 at 12:38 PM
The Great Ireland Run takes place in Dublin’s Phoenix Park on 18th April at 1pm with over 10,500 runners already signed up.
It is a great day out even if you are not participating in the 10km fun run.
There will be music, activities and fun for all the family.
There is a junior run (2.5km) for 8 – 15 year olds also on the day.
For more information go to http://www.greatirelandrun.org
Cassidys is located a short LUAS ride or number 10 bus ride from the Phoenix park. For those with a little more energy it will take you approx 30 minutes to walk to the park.
Anyone staying with us on Sunday evening 18th April and taking part in the great run can avail of a complimentary late check out the following day giving you a little extra time to recover.
Welcome to the Cassidys hotel Blog!
Posted on 04/14 at 12:36 PM
Firstly, let me welcome you to the Cassidys hotel blog.
It is our intention to keep you up to date on events, activities and things that might interest people travelling to or staying in Dublin as well as updates on what is happening in Cassidys.
Given our central location on upper O’Connell Street, Cassidys is very close to most activities and places of interest in Dublin.
We hope you enjoy our blog.
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