- 25 Jun 18
Best of Dublin 2018 is your complete guide to Dublin city.
As the main anchor of the Nine O'Clock News on RTE, Sharon Ní Bheoláin is one of the most prominent - and important - boradcasters in present day Ireland. As the cover star for our 2018 Best of Dublin issue, the unrepentant Northsider tells us about her upbringing in Clontarf, and lets us in on her own secret guide to the capital...
Elsewhere in the issue, we meet with Emmet Kirwan, star and co-writer of the hugely anticipated new film Dublin Oldschool. A film that examines the lives, loves and heartbreaks of Dubliners partying in the city's underground music scene, Kirwan dispenses advice about how people can experience the Dublin that you won't find on the tourism guides.
Also giving us a rundown of what Dublin city means to them: RnB-pop band Wyvern Lingo take us through Dublin's musical landscape; Fine Gael's Kate O'Connell puts politics aside to talk about her favourite places to eat, drink and shop; and Dublin Ladies GAA stars Carla Rowe and Olwen Carey talk about playing before record crowds at Croker, their sporting ambitions, and their favourite aspects of their home county...
And, as is typical for Best of Dublin, we also give our ultimate overview of the Top 150 Restaurants in the city. This indispensable guide will have you changing your favourite foodie haunt over and over again, as you sample the best culinary efforts that Dublin as to offer. As well as that, we take you through the foodie suburbs of Chapelizod, Ranelagh, Blackrock and more.
The jam-packed issue also takes a look at the top ten up-and-coming creative talents in Dublin, the efforts to make Dublin city a cycling haven, why the LGBT scene has never been stronger in Dublin, and all the best attractions, tours, shops, gyms, bars and clubs in the city. Visitors and Dubliners alike, take note, this is an indispensable handbook for exploring an incredible city!
Some of the features in the newest issue include:
- How James Kavanagh became a bright, young social media phenomenon
- Aslan's Christy Dignam and the music of the city
- A trip through U2's Dublin and how to see all the places that made the band
On top of all this, we have June Cladwell, Fiachna O'Braonain, Arthur Matthews, James Earley and more tell us about what Dublin means to them.
You can buy Best of Dublin 2018 from June 26 in stores across Dublin and in selected stores nationwide.