Guest Blog: Stag Weekends In Dublin


Why Choose Dublin for a Stag Party?

Choosing Dublin as the destination for your stag do means that you can enjoy the best of both worlds. During the day the city is packed full of exciting activities, whilst during the evening there are countless bars and clubs to visit. We will go through some of the top activities that you can take part in to make your stag do a party weekend to remember!

Guinness Brewery Tour

Probably one of the most famous things to come out of Dublin is Guinness. As well as being able to take a tour of the Guinness Brewery, you can also get yourself a free pint at the end. If you want to continue the days drinking then make sure you enjoy a pint in the Gravity Bar which has panoramic views of the city.

Greyhound and Horse Racing

If you enjoy having a flutter then you will have loads to choose from in Dublin. There are two horse racing courses in Dublin at Leopardstown and Naas and two greyhound racing tracks at Harolds Cross and Shelbourne. You might even win a few Euros to really get the party started!

Go Karting

For the more competitive amongst you, a trip to Irelands largest indoor go karting track can really get everyone into a sociable mood. Try arranging a tournament among your party to inject a bit of fun into your day!

Adventure Centre

Based in Courtlough, the adventure centre has a large range of activities to choose from. You could try your hand at archery, abseiling or clay pigeon shooting. Adrenalin junkies can choose from off road buggies, paintball and aerial trekking. This huge variety of activities mean that there should be something for everyone in your stag party.

White Water Rafting

If the adrenalin of the adventure centre does not float your boat then you can’t get any more white knuckle than a ride on the white rapids of the River Liffey. You and up to 8 people can test your nerves as you hurtle over the fast moving rapids.

Segway Tours

If you prefer your daytime activities to be a little more on the ground then taking a segway tour of Dublin can be a great alternative. Although these novel modes of transport can take a bit of getting used to, they are a great way to zoom through the streets of Dublin and take in all the sights that the city has to offer.

Water Sports

One of the advantages of Dublin being near the coast is that you can indulge in a spot of water sports. You can try your hand at sailing, windsurfing, kayaking or even kite surfing.

Where to drink

Now to the most important part of any stag party weekend, the drinking. With countless bars to choose from it can be hard to know where to start. A night out in Dublin would not be complete without a visit to the famous Temple Bar. Use this as a great starting point for your night out and hit some of the other bars in the area such as Buskers Bar, The Morgan Bar and Oliver St John Gogarty.


If you are looking to continue your party into the early hours then you will need to hit one of Dublin’s nightclubs. If you prefer your drinks to be served by scantily clad ladies then The Barclay Club is a great location to meet some of Dublin’s most beautiful women. If you prefer to be the one doing the dancing then Club M and Alchemy are the hotspots to hit. Here you and your stag party can end the weekend on a high.

About This Article: This article has been provided by Absolute Party Buses, a Dublin based party bus provider that specialises in stag nights, hen nights and wedding party transfers. Visit for more information.

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