Looking for non-touristy things to do in Dublin Of course you are. Known for its friendly locals, superb craic (you’ll know what I mean if you’ve ever visited) and as a city of music, arts and literature, you’ll never be short of interesting things to do. But if you’re tired of people telling you to visit Dublin Castle or recommending a real genuine Dublin pub, then here’s a list of alternative things to do in Dublin. There’s so much to discover, you just need to move away from the city center a little and get explore Dublin off the beaten path. Get ready for an adventure, you’re about to see a whole other side to this vibrant city.