Dublin, Ohio, one of the fastest growing suburbs of Columbus, was named after the city in Ireland and stays true to its Irish roots. Each year, the city plays host to the Dublin Irish Festival, which attracts over 90,000 visitors. It is one of the largest Irish festivals in the country.
Several large corporations are based or have operations here, including Wendy’s, Nationwide Insurance, and Verizon Wireless.
Forty-six developed parks, spanning over 1,100 acres, offer many recreational opportunities to residents, including bike paths, fishing, ball field, nature areas, playgrounds, historical sites, and public art displays. Other attractions include an ice skating facility, two community pools, and an historic district featuring shops, cafes, restaurants, and pubs.
Dublin’s Community Recreation Center houses the Abbey Theater of Dublin, a 200-seat theater which offers theatrical and music performances, movies, and lectures. Other cultural attractions include the Dublin Singers, a community choral group; and the Emerald City Theater, home of the Emerald City Players, a theatrical group bringing eight professional theatrical productions a year to the city.
Apartments in Dublin range from one-bedroom to three-bedroom units. Rates here are higher than average Columbus rental costs.