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No, we don’t have a gym in the hotel. We do however have this bit of a field three minutes down the road (less than one minute if you’re actually jogging already). Have a look here. Gyms me hoop. A park and an oul pair of trackies, that’s all you need. Mens sana in corpore

A Dublin day/night with actual Dublin dwellers.   This week #thisisOURdublin – 24 Hours features Noelle Fox, who runs the management offices of The Olympia and Ambassador Theatres, two of Dublin’s best known live venues.   Noelle with Sam Fogarino from Interpol, and his awesome mother Laura Fogarino (aka Intermom).   My ideal Dublin day

Most Irish mothers are loathe to brag about one child in their brood. Accolades bestowed on one progeny, no matter how deserving, are often met with the response: ‘Well, I’m very proud of all my children”. Today, Press Up Entertainment Group take a daring step. We break the ban on pedestal placement, to the detriment

The Dean meets Grafton Barbers #thisisOURdublin     We try to source excellent products for our excellent guests. Stocking Irish products in the hotel is important to us & not just because we should try & support local, but also because we are rich in quality products, suppliers & services throughout Ireland & Irish producers

Wax or Wane The Vinyl Question True love or hipster malarkey?   Record Store Day 2015 is upon us this Saturday April 18. Whatever your take on vinyl, true love or hipster malarkey, we’re keeping the love alive, along with all those who’ll queue through the night at indie record stores across Dublin and Ireland,

Hanging out in the pub is a keen Irish past-time. The art of handling yourself in any pub in Ireland is a complex affair. Pub rules are unwritten & change by county, by street, even by day of the week or by result in the last race at Leopardstown. The unintentional shift of an eyebrow

or those who could’ve, would’ve, should’ve but didn’t.. Lovers Sleepover & Dinner at The Dean Hotel & Sophie’s Restaurant Available Sunday February 15 – Thursday February 19, 2015 inclusive includes Cocktails on arrival Double SupeRoom Dinner in Sophie’s Restaurant Breakfast Late check out €125 per person sharing, per night   Email: enquire@thedean.ie Phone: +353 (0)1

There is little more divisive amongst the Irish than the epic long running debate over the humble crisp. We are very serious about our crisps (potato chips) & three of the fiercest rivals in the crisp world are old hands Tayto & King & new kid on the block, O’Donnells. Here’s the low down: Tayto

Taxidermy is apparently the new cool for 2015. We’re going to go with a no on this one. Happy New Year Deansters. Get stuffing if you must.

Happy New Year’s Eve from The Dean Hotel, Dublin, Ireland. Sophie’s is slammed The Dean Bar is rammed The Blue Room is jammed The Terrace is crammed New Year’s Eve haters be damned. See you on the other side Deansters.

Happy St. Stephen’s Day from all at The Dean Hotel, Dublin. Dublin Wren Boys circa 1933 Some stellar scary masks, the Rubberbandits are in the tuppence place compared to these lads! The Wren Boys is an old Irish Stephen’s Day tradition. It’s a complicated plot but basically people collect money to throw a huge party.

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