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History of the Dancing Hares

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 11:00 AM by Marissa Fracassa

Did you know rabbits can dance in Dublin, Ohio?! Learn the history of the Ballantrae Giant Dancing Hares and why it’s a local favorite!

Many locals refer to the Dancing Hares as the Bunny Hill or Bunny Park. The Hares are up to 24” tall and were commissioned in 2001 by artist Sophie Ryder’s hometown of London, England. 

St. Patrick's Day Re-Cap

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 12:00 AM by Sara Blatnik

St. Patrick’s Day Re-Cap

Another St. Patrick’s Day weekend in Dublin, Ohio is in the books and we can’t wait for more Irish fun in Dublin.

The event came highly recommended from Bravo TV, Travel + Leisure, USA Today, Trips to Discover and Orbitz. In case you missed it, here’s a recap of all the new additions and the long-standing traditions that were celebrated in Dublin over St. Patrick's Day weekend.

The Irish Fairy Doors of Dublin Trail has brought Fairy Finders from across the nation to Dublin, Ohio to find our 7 resident fairies. St. Patrick’s Day is the 1 year anniversary of the Fairies arriving in Dublin, and they have a magical announcement… The Irish Fairy Doors Trail is getting a makeover! Our 7 resident Fairies are welcoming 2 new Fairies, a brand new fairy t-shirt design and a digital Trail Guide offered for your smart device to make exploring a breeze. Take a peek at our new Fairy additions. 

When you think Dublin, Ohio, what's the first thing that comes to mind? St. Patrick's Day! We don't want you to miss the greenest and grandest weekend of the year in Dublin, so if you weren't already planning your trip to Dublin for March 17th, here are 7 reasons to visit Dublin for St. Patrick's Day!…

Meet Irish Fairies - Violet & Trixie

Monday, February 20, 2017 12:00 AM by Marissa Fracassa

Did you know Dublin, Ohio was ranked one of the top cities to celebrate St. Patrick's Day? This year's celebration will feature the first anniversary of the Irish Fairy Doors Trail of Dublin, and if you've been keeping up with our Fairy Interviews, then you've met 5 of our Irish Fairies. This month TWO Fairies are inviting you into their homes! Now, we'd like to introduce Fairies #6 & #7.