Being the Best Man can be hard work. After all, it’s your responsibility to organise a top-notch stag do that the groom, and his guests, will remember for years to come. What you plan will depend on the budget, but if you have ideas for a weekend away, Dublin could be the perfect answer.

Dublin offers something for everyone and you can easily find a variety of activities to choose from. And this is probably why it is listed as one of the best destinations to have a stag do, on sites like
From pubs and clubs to cinemas and restaurants, you can plan a spectacular stag do that will be memorable for everyone in your group.

Plus, the city’s vibrant nightlife makes it the ideal destination for a weekend getaway. Book the stag party into the Dublin Travelodge, where group rates are extremely reasonable, and take a look at these five fab ideas for a stag do based in the Irish capital.

Guinness Brewery Tour



Would a trip to Dublin be complete without a nosey around the Guinness Storehouse, where this smooth pint originated? After the tour, head to the panoramic Gravity Bar for a beer overlooking the city!

Treasure Hunt
These aren’t just for kids, you know! Embark on a treasure hunt with a difference, with games including code breaking, spy catching and the essential pub challenge.

Gaelic Games
Learn some new skills and try your hand at some Irish favourites, including Gaelic Football, handball and hurling. There’s nothing like a bit of healthy competition to break the ice!

White Water Rafting


Perfect if the weather holds out, white water rafting on the River Liffey is exhilarating, exciting and most of all, fun! Put your trust into a qualified guide, who will take you through the river rapids unscathed.


Horse Racing
Have a flutter on the gee-gees at one of Dublin’s two racecourses. Try to keep drinking to a minimum though – you don’t want to gamble all your spending money before you’ve even gotten started! Keep an eye on the various racing events throughout the year, and plan the weekend to coincide.

Grab yourselves a pint of the black stuff, and have a cracking time with the lads for your best mates’ stag do!