The Royal Dublin Society (RDS) is a philantropic organisatios with was founded as the 'Dublin Society' on 25 June 1731 to see Ireland thrive culturally and economically. The RDS is synonimus with its campus in Ballsbridge in Dublin. This campus includes the RDS Arena, RDS Simmonscourt, RDS Main Hall and other venues with are used regularly for exhibitions, concerts and sporting events, including regular use by the Leinster Rubby team.

The RDS Main Hall is a major centre for exhibitions, concerts and other cultural events in Dublin.

It's located only a 10 minutes drive from the hotel and served by the very frequent bus lines 145 and 46a that stop few steps from our front door.


Dublin Horse Show 2019

Taking place from the 7th to 11th of August 2019, the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show is one of the world’s largest international show jumping events in the world and this year, the Show poses to be even bigger and better than ever before. Not only is the Show a top international equestrian event it is also a wonderful day out with kids’ entertainment, live music every day, champagne bars, great food, trade stands from all over the world and don’t forget the style of Dundrum Town Centre Ladies’ day on the Thursday of Horse Show Week.


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