phoenix park autumn

Autumn is our favourite season in Dublin. The crowds have thinned out, there are crispy sunny autumn days and nights draw in. This means we Dubliners can cosy up by a fire and generally say goodbye to the trauma of dressing for an Irish summer and exposure of our lily white limbs. Here our picks for 5 things to do in Dublin this Autumn

Isaacs Dublin - Top 5 things to do Dublin Autumn1.Leaf Jumping

Nothing more satisfying than jumping and kicking leaves in Autumn and we have no shortage of places in Dublin to discover your inner child. Phoenix Park is the biggest city walled park in Europe and a particularly grand spot for indulging in the beautiful changing autumn colours. Alternatively you could head for the Dublin mountains or the Dublin coastline which are simply stunning this time of year for walking


October fest 2.October Fest

Well you will need to hurry because in typical Irish style and just to confuse you it starts in September and finishes on the 6th October !  Octoberfest  all happens down at the Grand Canal docks which are within staggering distance of Isaacs . The craic is usually mighty aided by vast quantities of beer and sausage.


top 5 things in Dublin autumn

3.Vamping it up

Dublin was the home of Bram Stoker author of Dracula,  and is the perfect place to don your vampire cape  for the Halloween weekend. The annual Bram Stoker festival runs October  26-29th and the culmination is the vibrant Macna parade –  a spectacle not to miss!

4. Real fires

With a potential nip in the air ,we have pubs aplenty which will offer you an excuse to rest your laurels by a crackling fire with a pint or a whisky ( or ideally both ). Our favourites include the Swan Bar, Grogans , O Neills , Mulligans of Poolbeg Street and the Brazen Head .

5.TheatreIsaacs Dublin - Top 5 things to do Dublin Autumn

Culture vultures can readily indulge their love of theatre in October with the Dublin Theatre festival which runs to 14 October 2018 . Shakespeare , Joyce and Beckett classics run alongside brave new plays from talented up and coming playwrights. The biggest problem you have is choosing which one!


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