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20th Dec 2016

The 10 Most Instagrammable Spots In Dublin


There’s nothing like getting the perfect Instagram post.

Whether you get lucky with an amazing shot, or else just take a mediocre picture and filter the shit out of it – once posted you wait eagerly to see if it reaches the 11 like mark.

That’s what it’s all about really, isn’t it? Not being able to see user names below the picture, just a concise number of people who have liked it (without having to sell your soul with a billion hashtags of course).


Dublin, as you all know, is a gorgeous city, and it’s the prime place to take some great shots for your Instagram account, so we thought we’d profile the ten best places.

Feeling like your Insta-presence has been lacking recently? Hit up some of these spots, you’ll be in for a treat (and a minimum of 11 likes), we promise!

1. Sandymount Strand

This place always makes for a lovely picture at low tide or high tide with the Poolbeg Chimneys as the backdrop.

2. Killiney Hill

The combination of the gorse and the open sea all the way out to Bray head or back to Dalkey Island makes for a great photo.

3. Samuel Beckett Bridge

This dramatic bridge shaped like a harp is designed by the Spanish architect, Santiago Calatrava and always seems to pop up on our Instagram feeds.

4. Trinity College Dublin

Whether you went there or not, there’s no denying that the architecture in Trinity is pretty amazing – from the Campanile to the Cricket Pitch, to the cool sculptures dotted around campus and the Long Room Library.

5. Grand Canal Dock

This futuristic landscape here is just so cool, it’s no wonder the world’s biggest tech companies and websites chose to have offices down here.

6. St. Stephen’s Green

We’re so lucky to have such a beautiful green space in the middle of the city, ideal for eating your lunch when you want to escape from the office, or for wiling away the hours on a sunny Saturday.

7. Howth

This seaside village is so idyllic, if you’re feeling adventurous you can go for a cliff walk or else just chill down on the pier.

8. The Grand Canal and The Royal Canal

Two majestic bodies of water on either side of the Liffey, both with lovely walks and prime photography opportunities.

9. Dún Laoghaire

The marina and all along Dún Laoghaire pier make for some stunning photos, and the added bonus of a Teddy’s ice-cream at the end.

10. The Ha’penny Bridge

If the sun’s shining in Dublin, chances are you won’t be able to get across the bridge for all the people stopping to take photos. Best viewed from O’Connell Bridge or the Millenium Bridge, it looks pretty great..

Now get out there and start Instagramming!

Make sure you add the #lovindublin hashtag to your Instagram posts and you could end up featured on our site.

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