It's estimated that almost a third of Australians have Irish roots, the nation's capital is a great place to explore them.
When in Dublin, you might be tempted to go on a massive pub crawl. But if you'd prefer gazing at great art instead of pints of Guinness, there's a string of alluring - and largely free-to-enter - options.
Craftsmanship meets character in this rapidly-evolving area of Dublin.
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.