Just 3km from the city centre, in the grounds of the Phoenix Park, you
will find Dublin's Zoological Gardens. Established in 1830, it is the
world's third oldest public zoo. Set in 30 acres of attractive and
colourful gardens, the Zoo has a large collection of wild animals as
well as hundreds of tropical birds from around the world. There are
many rare and endangered species on view with comprehensive
information panels to explain all as you go along.
shamrock is without a doubt the most universally
recognized symbol of Ireland. It is not the official
emblem of Ireland, that honour belongs to the Celtic
The Titanic was built in Belfast.
At the time the RMS Titanic was the largest man made
moveable object in the world.|
The historic walled city of Derry, also
known as Londonderry, came into existence in 546 AD. It
is the only city in Ireland, whose ancient walls survive
| In 2006,
an estimated 55% of holidaymakers to Ireland used the
internet to plan or book their holiday. |
donation to the blood bank in Dublin results in a free
pint of Guinness. It is recommended as it replaces iron
lost during the donation.