Dublin – Kilkenny – Limerick

  • This morning continue exploring Dublin with a visit to St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Built in honour of Ireland’s patron saint, Saint Patrick’s Cathedral stands adjacent to the famous well where tradition has it Saint Patrick baptized converts on his visit to Dublin. The parish church of Saint Patrick on this site was granted collegiate status in 1191, and raised to cathedral status in 1224. The present building dates from 1220.
  • Next you will visit Mahaffy House, a grand 1780s town house, restored by porcelain expert Desiree Shortt, was once the home of Professor John Pentland Mahaffy, tutor of Oscar Wilde.
  • In the afternoon visit the Guinness Storehouse, Europe’s largest stout producing brewery and home to the Guinness. Opened in 1904 The Storehouse was an operational plant for fermenting and storing GUINNESS. Visitors will discover what goes into the making a pint of GUINNESS – the ingredients, the brewing process, the time, the craft and the passion. The visit ends with a visit to the 7th floor Gravity bar to sample first-hand the elixir of life – a pint of Guinness.