U2 wall Site:Wikipedia Map:Windmill Lane, Dublin 2 Description: The wall outside the studio made famous by U2 recording there. Although the studio is currently closed, there is a graffiti wall where it stands.
Phil Lynott statue Site:Yelp Map:Harry St, Dublin 2 Description: An amazing statue of Phil Lynott founding member, principal songwriter, and frontman of the Irish rock band Thin Lizzy.
Sandymount Strand Site:Yelp Map:South side of Dublin Bay Description: Nice beach walk recommended by Conor O'Brien of Villagers and Niall Stokes of Hot Press magazine; mentioned by James Joyce in Ulysses during the scene that got the book banned in the USA.
Dublin Bay – Pigeon Towers Site:Wikipedia Map:Pigeon House Road Dublin 4 Description:Can be seen from Sandymount, the iconic candy striped towers are among the tallest structures in Ireland. The towers are visible in U2's Pridevideo.
Howth Site:Wikipedia Map:Howth Co. Dublin, Ireland Description: This cute seaside town was recommended by Glen Hansard, you can get there via DART as afternoon or day trip, and there are hiking trails and great seafood.
Wicklow Mountains Site:visitwicklow.ie Map:Wicklow Mountains Carrigeenduff, Co. Wicklow, Ireland Description:The National Park which covers much of upland Wicklow, contains an area of almost 50,000 acres. This includes large areas of mountain blanket bogs, including the Lugnaquilla and Liffey Head Bog complexes and Glendalough Wood Nature Reserve.