A tour of Damien Leith’s Dublin
I HAVE been living in Australia for almost 11 years, and as much as it’s become my adopted home, Ireland will always be where my heart lies. Recently, I spent some time in Dublin recording my new album Songs from Ireland and I was reminded of how much fun that city can be.
When it comes to incredible live music and vibrant pubs, Dublin has it in bucket loads. From the cobble-stone streets of Temple Bar in the city’s centre to the side streets of North and South Dublin, the craic is always mighty, and with almost 700 bars at your doorstep, there’s no excuse not to have a great time.
Dublin prides itself on its roaring nightlife and its great music. So if you were to ask me where one should start a walking tour of the pub and music scene you’d be asking a pretty difficult question, but your first stop would have to be The Brazen Head pub.
One of the things I love most about roaming around Dublin is the fact that it’s such an old city. I’m a mad history buff and Dublin has echoes of the past around every corner, on every street, and even in the pubs.
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