Acupuncture Congress 2018 Meeting & Hospitality
Dublin was the most handsome Georgian city of the British Empire and a fine reflection of the aspirations of its most privileged citizens. Dublin, capital of the Republic of Ireland, is on Ireland’s east coast at the mouth of the River Liffey and bordered to the South by the Wicklow Mountains. The city has an urban area population of 1,173,179. The population of the Greater Dublin Area, as of 2016, was 1,904,806 people.Visiting Dublin is like taking a great big breath of fresh air. Dublin was voted Europe's fourth most popular city break destination, behind London, Paris and Rome and is one of the friendliest capital cities in the world. Dublin's elegant Georgian architecture makes it one of Europe's most attractive capitals. As of 2010, Dublin was listed by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network (GaWC) as a global city, with a ranking of "Alpha", which places it amongst the top thirty cities in the world.
Culture & Entertainment
When talking about culture and Dublin, we should definitely consider the literature. This city gave birth to some of the most recognized writers of all times. Everyone has heard of the genius Oscar Wilde, the Noble laureates George Bernard Shaw, William Butler Yeats and Samuel Beckett, the enchanting Jonathan Swift and the creator of Dracula, Bram Stoker.
Dublin is widely recognized as a place of endless entertainment opportunities. The lush green parks in the city and the surroundings are a favourite spot for relaxation of locals and guests. It is strongly recommended that nature lovers and families with children call in at the Dublin Zoo. The magnificent complex presents some of the rarest animals in their natural habitat. Dublin is where you'll find many of the nation’s treasures, housed in the city's galleries and museums.The city’s traditional pubs feel unique, from the garrulous barmen to the picture-lined walls. Dublin is now a truly cosmopolitan capital, with an influx of people, energy and ideas infusing the ever-beguiling, multi-layered city with fresh flavours and kaleidoscopic colours. It is a historical and contemporary centre for education, the arts, administration, economy and industry.
Similar to much of the rest of northwestern Europe, Dublin experiences a maritime climate with cool summers, mild winters, and a lack of temperature extremes. The average maximum January temperature is 8.8 °C (48 °F), while the average maximum July temperature is 20.2 °C (68 °F). On average, the sunniest months are May and June, while the wettest month is October with 76 mm (3 in) of rain, and the driest month is February with 46 mm (2 in).
Dublin Airport to Conference Venue