Dublin is everything that you could possibly want in a stag weekend destination. This city is truly a great mix of many cultures and boasts terrific nightlife and friendly locals. Be warned though: your Dublin stag do may get a little hectic; this city boasts over 1.6 million people! Dublin is absolutely huge and has a nightlife that keeps up well with the demands of the population. Dublin is a fabulous tourist destination and for good reason! Dublin holds both traditional and contemporary attractions. Whether you and your stag party are into history or partying, Dublin will not disappoint!
Trust us, with over 1.6 million people, you don’t want to be caught in traffic in this city. If you plan on getting anywhere downtown while keeping your sanity intact, catch a bus or a taxi. If you absolutely must rent a car, don’t even think about parking anywhere near the city centre. On second thought, even if you absolutely must rent a car, don’t. Seriously, it’s just not worth it. Hop on a bus and head down to the city centre; once you get there almost everything is in walking distance. Despite the sheer size of Dublin, the city centre is surprisingly small. If bussing it isn’t for you, try braving the busy streets on a rented bike. It all depends on just how crazy you and your stag party want to be.
Must See/Must Do:
• If you’re planning your Dublin stag do for September, catch the Bulmer’s Comedy Festival. It has some of the best talent and laughs in the world!
• Be sure to take your buddies down to the city centre; this is where all the magic happens.
• If you and your stag party are like most men, you’ll no doubt want to check out the Guinness storehouse!
• If you and your stag buddies are feeling particularly historical, check out Dublin castle.
History and Culture:
Dublin is an old city and lacks neither history nor culture. The city is a melting pot of cultural bliss that will whet your appetite for the party to come. Besides also holding a vast amount of art and culture, Dublin also boasts the best pubs in the world. If you’re man enough to set foot in an Irish pub, now’s the time to do it! Talk about culture and history; what could be more historical and cultural than a traditional Irish pub in Ireland?
Dublin’s nightlife is full of excitement and laughter – seriously, there’s live comedy everywhere you go! If you like improv, check out Banker’s, a comedy club that will leave you laughing all weekend. If you’re up for some of the night clubs, head to Copper Face Jacks. The music is out of the ordinary and you'll have quite a unique Dublin stag night out. If you want to up the ante, don't miss Rogue. This club is famous for combining house, electronica and disco. If you like partying and big sound systems, this is the place for you.
Eating & Drinking:
You won’t go hungry in Dublin. There are an abundance of restaurants in this huge city, and it certainly isn’t tough to find one. If you’re looking for recommendations, seek out the Bang Café. Although it’s a little pricey, this place sports some of the best food in Dublin. It’s loaded with traditional Irish cuisine that won’t disappoint. If your Dublin stag do is a little tight on the budget, stick with one of the many Irish pubs; where you'll get some great deals on both beer and pub food.