Dublin is an entity unto itself. It is both a city and a county. Within it, you can find the Wicklow Mountains and the islet called “Ireland’s Eye”. You may leave your hotels in Dublin to wander the streets of Santry, Swords or Dublin. From hotels in Dublin, the city, you can visit the National Gallery, the National Library or the National Museum. It might be expensive to stay for more than a weekend. Dublin city has Dublin Castle, Christ Church Cathedral and St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the largest church in Ireland. There is also the Guinness Brewery, the Abbey Theater and Trinity College. You can also take day trips to Drimnagh Castle and MalahideCastle. Take a stroll around the “Velvet Strand” of Portmarnock Beach or visit the ruins of Sword’s Castle.