The Irish capital is delighted to welcome almost 2500 delegates from around the world to ICANN 54, a major international conference for internet industry professionals. The conference takes place at the Convention Centre Dublin from 18 – 22, October and is organized by ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. ICANN organizes three such events every year for a global community of Internet professionals, with the most recent events taking place in London, Los Angeles, Singapore and Buenos Aires.
Delegates attending the Dublin conference can expect a friendly city that is easy to get around with a great choice of shops, bars, restaurants and visitor attractions. For those who have time outside the busy ICANN 54 conference schedule and are looking for things to do in Dublin, here are a few ideas:
- Enjoy spectacular views of the city from the ‘Gravity Bar’ located on the rooftop of major visitor attraction, The Guinness Storehouse.
- Visit historic Trinity College & see the ancient ‘The Book of Kells’
- Go shopping at Ireland’s largest shopping centre, multi award winning Dundrum Town Centre. An easy way to get there is to take the LUAS tram system from St. Stephens Green.
- Visit Saint Patricks Cathedral dating back over 800 years & steeped in history
- Spend some time at the spacious and distinctive Market Bar on Fade Street.
- Enjoy great food, drink and views of Dublin in ‘Sophies’ rooftop bar & restaurant at the Dean Court Hotel on Harcourt St.
- Discover the little gem that is Dublin’s smallest bar ‘The Dawson Lounge’.
- Shop at Dublin’s premier department store ‘Brown Thomas’ on Grafton St.
- Enjoy great food & drink in the ever popular Café en Seine Dawson St.
- Unwind in the relaxed old world pub that is Neary’s on Chatham St., just off busy Grafton St.
- Take a break from everything at the ‘The Cellar Bar’ at the 5 Star Merrion Hotel, opposite Government Buildings on Merrion Square.
- Visit the National Museum on Kildare St. & the National Art Gallery on Merrion Square.
- Discover lots of interesting things at the Irish Whiskey Museum located opposite the main entrance of Trinity College.