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The main Fáilte Ireland tourism center (known as Dublin Discover Ireland Centre) is in the former (and still spectacular) St. Andrew's Church on Suffolk Street and is open July and August, Monday–Saturday 9–7, Sunday 10:30–3, and September–June, Monday–Saturday 9–5:30, Sunday 10:30–3. There is a smaller Northside branch on O'Connell Street that is open Monday–Saturday 9–5. There are branches in both terminals at Dublin Airport and they are open daily 8 am–10 pm.

Dublin Discover Ireland Centre Suffolk Street. Suffolk St. off Grafton St., Southside, Dublin, Co. Dublin, 2. 1850/230–330; www.visitdublin.com.

Dublin Discover Ireland Centre O'Connell Street. 14 Upper O'Connell St., Northside, Dublin, Co. Dublin, 1. 01/605–7700; 1850/230–330; www.visitdublin.com.

Dublin Pass

Like many tourist capitals around the world, Dublin now features a special pass to help travelers save on admission prices. In conjunction with Fáilte Ireland (Suffolk Street office and at many other Irish tourist offices throughout Ireland), the Dublin Pass is issued for one, two, three, or six days, and allows free (or, rather, reduced, since the cards do cost something) admission to 30 sights, including the Guinness Brewery, the Dublin Zoo, the Dublin Writers Museum, and Christ Church Cathedral. Prices are €39 for one day; €61 for two days; €71 for three days; and €105 for six days; children's prices are much lower (only €19 for one day). You can buy your card online and have it waiting for you at one of Dublin's tourist information offices when you arrive. Another plus: you can jump to the head of any line at participating museums and sights. Get your passes online at www.dublinpass.ie.