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6 Best Things To Do This Summer Around Griffith Ave

Meet Griffith Ave, Dublin

Summer has finally arrived in Ireland, and that’s when Dublin truly comes to life. Griffith Ave, the home of our property Urban Rest Dublin Port, is a hidden gem where the vibrant city life meets the slower pace of the suburbs. This part of Dublin has its own unique character that will sweep you off your feet. Imagine strolling along the beautiful leafy streets, surrounded by impressive Victorian and Georgian houses with colourful doors and beautifully preserved facades. There are also parks waiting to be explored, incredible eateries and bars to indulge in, and a sports culture to get your adrenaline pumping. Let's dive into the 6 best things to do this summer in this city oasis right at the doorstep of Urban Rest Dublin Port.

1. Check out a Sports Event at Croke Park

One of the neighbourhood's crown jewels is none other than Croke Park, Ireland's pride and joy. If you're lucky enough to catch a game of Gaelic football or hurling at this legendary stadium, you'll witness the true spirit of the Irish in action. The cheers, the passion, and the camaraderie are infectious, making you an instant fan, even if you don't fully understand the rules!

2. Enjoy a Pub Experience at Fagans

No visit to this part of Dublin is complete without stepping into Fagans Pub - a true Irish gem. It’s a great place to enjoy the traditional pub atmosphere, savour a pint of Guinness, and be serenaded by live Irish music sessions that will make your heart sing. Fagans is the perfect place to unwind, connect with the friendly locals, and experience the authentic spirit of Ireland.

4. Satisfy your food cravings at The Lovely Food Co.

No summer is complete without enjoying delicious food, and The Lovely Food Co. is the perfect spot to satisfy your cravings. As the name suggests, it sure is a lovely spot! This charming café, nestled in the heart of Drumcondra, offers a delicious menu featuring fresh, locally sourced ingredients. From hearty breakfasts to mouthwatering lunches and tempting desserts, this place will leave you wanting more. Don't forget to try their speciality coffee and homemade pastries while enjoying the cosy ambience.

4. Take a Bike Ride along the Royal Canal

Renting a bicycle and riding on a scenic adventure along the Royal Canal is a fun way to explore the area. Picture this: gentle waters, stunning landscapes, and bridges straight out of a fairytale. The canal sets the perfect backdrop for a leisurely bike ride, offering a unique and exciting way to see the city from a whole new perspective.

5. Discover Local Art and Culture

Dublin, a vibrant hub of art and culture, has nurtured the talents of legendary figures like Joyce, Yeats, Shaw, and Beckett. You’ll find plenty of art galleries and cultural centres in this area, each a window into the boundless creativity of local artists. Check out the contemporary masterpieces on the walls of The Olivier Cornet Gallery, or go on a journey through time at the nearby Hugh Lane Gallery. And when night falls, be captivated by the impressive performances at the stage of the Axis Ballymun Theatre, guaranteeing an evening of pure entertainment.

6. Go for a Stroll at the Clontarf Promenade

Escape a little east of Griffith Ave to The Clontarf Promenade in Dublin for a refreshing dose of nature and sea breeze. This beloved spot attracts both locals and tourists, stretching along the captivating northern coastline. The pathway comes alive with bursts of colour from the enchanting flowers that line the way, infusing the scene with vibrancy and freshness. Whether you prefer a leisurely walk, a jog, or a bike ride, the promenade caters to all and provides cosy benches to pause and unwind. Feel the cool sea breeze on your face as you soak in the stunning views. And to top it off, don't miss the chance to grab a drink or enjoy a delicious meal at The Baths, right by the sea.

Urban Rest in Griffith Ave, Dublin

Griffith Ave is home to Urban Rest Dublin Port - a collection of beautiful apartments with one, two or three bedrooms. This is much more than an apartment; it’s a whole experience. The property offers exclusive services and amenities to elevate a happy, healthy and productive lifestyle, such as a co-working space with meeting rooms, an on-site concierge, a residents' lounge, a cinema room, a games room, a gym & yoga studio and bicycle storage. Check out Urban Rest Dublin Port and other nearby properties.

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