6 Markets in Dublin every international student should visit
Dublin is the largest city in Ireland, the capital of the country, and the centre of culture. Apart from surrounding natural beauty and breathtaking landscapes, the city has a variety of cultural activities take advantage of during your language course abroad. While studying English in Dublin, try these street markets which have a great variety of local products to try and buy.
The Dublin Flea Market
12 Newmarket, Merchants Quay, Dublin 8, D08 P3Y2 Ireland
The market is open from 11am to 5pm on the last Sunday of the month. There are more than 70 stalls selling vintage and retro style items, including books, vinyl, really interesting clothes and furniture.
2 Newmarket, Merchants Quay, Dublin 8, Ireland
The market is open on the 2nd Sunday of each month, it hosts a variety of international stalls, live music, performance and workshops. The market exists is to show the international culture in Ireland and will be a big hit with international students. Stalls from all over the world and stalls with a great selection of international food.
Temple Bar Food Market
Meeting House Square, Dublin Southside, Dublin, Ireland
Temple Bar Food Market takes place every Saturday from 10am to 4.30pm in the heart of Dublin. It’s worth it to get to know the wide variety of food and fresh products and help to keep the Irish culinary traditions alive.
The Bernard Shaw Flea Market
11-12 Richmond St South, Saint Kevin’s, Dublin 2, Ireland
The market happens every Saturday from 1pm to 6pm in an alternative region of Dublin and it is possible to find vintage clothes, jewelry, food and drinks.
Ha’ Penny Flea Market
35 Liffey Street Lower, North City, Dublin 1, Ireland
The market takes place every Saturday from 12pm to 6 pm in The Grand Social, in front of the most famous bridge in Dublin, the Halfpenny. Besides live music, stalls in the market sell clothes, books, furniture and local handcraft.
Smithfield Market Fair
Smithfield Square, Dublin Dublin 7, Ireland
Smithfield Market Fair happens once a month and there are more than 40 stalls of vintage clothes, jewelry, food, drink, live bands and DJs.
To choose Dublin as your English course destination will provide you with an invaluable experience abroad. If you don’t want to stay in the city, The Trinity Academy of Languages is located in Dún Laoghaire, only 12km (7.5 miles) from Dublin City Centre and all of these markets.
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