Summer in Dublin City

Sarah Corcoran

Blog Writer

Working from home in Winter means less time commuting and less time spent in the harsh Irish weather. It also means less time with our colleagues, less enjoying where we work, and missing catching up with friends. Summer is an exciting time in Dublin when we can make the most of the good weather, visit parks & beer gardens and discover great new places to grab lunch. Summer is also ideal for team-building activities and BBQs, and there are so many great courtyards and outdoor areas in Dublin city to choose from. Get back to your Dublin offices this summer and make the most of the season, while it lasts!

Explore Local Parks

Local Parks and gardens are alive in Summertime. Aside from beautiful flowerbeds and lush lawns, lunchtime is particularly busy with office workers enjoying a takeaway lunch in the open air. Dublin City has hundreds of places to eat and post-covid, many have pivoted to offer some of the best takeaway lunches we’ve ever had. Pick up a sandwich, salad, or a hot meal from one of the many local cafes and delis, meet your friends, and catch up in a park while you eat. Dublin 2 has many lovely gardens to explore like Iveagh Gardens, Merrion Square Park, St. Stephens Green, and Wilton Park, all open to the public. Make the most of the longer evenings when you meet with friends for an after-work stroll; also a great way to get your step count up.

Summer Party

Christmas is a long time to wait before your next team building or colleague event. Summer parties in Dublin are all the rage with companies all over Dublin booking local pubs, restaurants, and courtyards for an after-work get-together. Socialising with colleagues is a great way to establish team dynamics, break down departmental barriers and allow colleagues to get to know each other in a more informal setting. You’re spoiled for choice in Dublin City with many local pubs offering fantastic corporate and group deals allowing your team to let loose and feel appreciated by their employer.

If you don’t have an official get-together in mind, you can make the most of the bright evenings in one of the many beer gardens in Dublin. They range from hidden gardens in the back of museums, courtyards with big screens to watch sports and high-end rooftop terraces; something for everyone.

Get to know the City Better

When you’re stuck working from home, you forget how much excitement there is in Dublin City Centre. There are pop-ups, festivals, new cafes, restaurants and bars open every week and so much more. When you work in the city, you can really make the most of the city, Spend a sunny lunch hour discovering new and interesting places to grab lunch. Walk around the streets and lanes of the city after work finding nooks and crannies you never knew existed. Ramble around the shops on your way to the bus stop on your way home, picking up something nice for dinner or a last-minute gift you forgot about. Dublin is filled with possibilities; you just have to be here to enjoy them!

Festivals and Concerts in Dublin

Summer is festival season in Dublin. There are events almost every week or weekend, drawing people into the city to enjoy much needed get togethers. There are festivals during the summer like Taste of Dublin in the beautiful Iveagh Gardens, bringing together the finest Irish dining, cookalongs and producers in the country. Forbidden Fruit is commutable from the city, as are many Irish festivals if you want to go straight from the office. If you have tickets to a show in the Olympia, Bord Gas or Abbey Theatres, getting there after work is easy. Some of the most exciting events in the city happen in the capital and working here keeps you in the inner circle so you won’t miss a thing.

If you need a serviced office in Dublin City Centre, we have the perfect opportunity. Premier Business Centres offers flexible desk and office space in multiple sought-after locations in Dublin 2. City office space is in high demand, especially during the summer months so enquire today to secure this fantastic location.

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