Ireland's spirits are rising from the dead in this former working-class neigbourhood.
Drink the Guinness, take a walk or two, listen to some poetry and don't forget to mention how lovely it is outside.
The review: The Iveagh Garden Hotel, Dublin
From cheese to cheesecake, coffee to traditional Irish stew, Dublin's food scene is thriving.
Cathay Pacific remains a world-leader, with excellent connections between Australia and Europe.
It's a touch after 10am on Monday and I'm supping a pint of Guinness. When in Rome (or Dublin), you might say.
There are tall and true tales around Dublin's oldest cathedral.