It's wonderful to hear you'll be staying for 8 days and during one of the most special and fun times of the year!
As you well know, there are lots of amazing places and fun activities to do while visiting Dublin
You can also take a look at this post showing some the top attractions in Dublin.
The only exception on this link is the Book of Kells that will be removed from public display from November 2019 to early March 2020. That said, a full colour replica of the Book of Kells will be available to view in the Trinity’s Long Room library, one of the world’s most beautiful libraries, which houses 200,000 of Ireland’s most ancient texts.
Be sure to also check some of the Dublin’s most adventurous side here
I'd love to see your final itinerary and of course hear about your trip once you arrive to our Emerald Isle!
I really hope this information helps with the planning, and let's see if other members will jump in with some other suggestions!