Say “Prost” to a Pint at Dublin’s Oktoberfest

| posted in Festivals

Here at the Sandymount Hotel in Dublin we’ve all been gearing up for the Oktoberfest celebrations for some time now. The world famous Munich festival is set to make its mark on our fine city from September 19 to October 6 – and not for the first time either. Now the Bavarians are well-known around… Read more »

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Things To See and Do In Dublin [Infographic]

| posted in Dublin History

Dublin is undoubtedly one of the best places to visit on any trip to Ireland. Founded originally as a Viking settlement, it became the Kingdom of Dyflin around the 9th century after the Norman invasion, with the name ‘Dyflin’ eventually being corrupted into the ‘Dublin’ we know today. The name Dyflin means ‘black pool’, presumably… Read more »

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Female Fashion Fun Hits Dublin City Centre in September

| posted in Festivals, News

Here at Dublin’s Sandymount Hotel we’re anticipating a huge surge of female incomers to the city next month. Why we hear you ask – Michael Buble has just been. Yes, but there’s another attraction to get female hearts a thumping you see. And it’s called Dublin Fashion Festival. This mega event just seems to get… Read more »

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History of the Dublin Horse Show

Few countries on Earth are as famed for their love of all things equestrian as Ireland; a country boasting a rich culture and heritage of rearing and riding horses. Perhaps this is why Ireland boasts some of best jockeys in the world, as well as some of the most prestigious stud farms. It should come… Read more »

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