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Dawson Street, Dublin

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Dawson Street is one of the main streets of central Dublin.The street was named after Joshua Dawson who laid out Dawson Street as well as the nearby Grafton, Anne, and Harry Streets, and who built the Mansion House in 1710.LocationDawson Street runs parallel to Grafton Street, to which it is connected by Duke Street and South Anne Street. Much of the street is a shopping thoroughfare, including the bookshop Hodges Figgis.Molesworth Street links the street to Kildare Street.Saint Ann's Church is found on the eastern side and the Mansion House near the south end.The street has a slight slope downwards from its Stephen's Green end to its Trinity end.Traffic flows one way, northwards.Famous inhabitantsNoted Irish ecclesiastical architect William Hague had his office at 50 Dawson Street. As did Thomas Francis McNamara (also at No. 50 and No. 5).LuasDawson Street will be a stop on the Luas Cross city Line. The line will link the Red and Green lines going from Broombridge in North Dublin (interchange with Irish Rail station) and St.Stephen's Green present Green Line stop. Construction started in June 2013 with services expected to begin in 2017.
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  • I needed to have a watch fixed and after a lot of searching I found the only place in Dublin that would undertake such work was with Stephen of Dawson’s Jewellers at 21 Dawson Street. The assistance a...  more »
  • Dawson Street is one of the best places in Dublin both for buying books and CDs and for having lunch at a reasonable price in Lemon or in Dolce Sicily. It is a bit more jammed currently, because of th...  more »
  • Except all different stores, you also can fin some restaurants and bars. And in the end of the street, nearby St. Stephen's Green you have Celtic Whiskey Shop with a really great range of liquor of al...  more »
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  • Cool decor inside, but just a regular bar. I judge a place like this on how good they can make a dirty martini. Not a good one here.. This place gets packed and would be a good time with a group. Cozy places to sit and mingle.
  • Great bar and great staff. During the day for work, good food and good coffee. At night one of the busiest bars in the city with an excellent selection of local and international beers, and top class cocktails.
  • Good place for after dinner drinks and dessert, but they also have a full food menu. No hostess, but just kind of wander in and pick a spot and someone will come to you. Fun atmosphere to hang out, interesting wall decor.
  • Excellent spot for a good drink, weekdays or weekends. The beer selection is good and the spirit selection is excellent. Staff are very hospitable and regularly check on the needs of customers. Bit pricey for some beverages but nothing out if this world.
  • This place was amazing!! We sat at the back bar and had a few drinks. There is a bartender there, with a shaved head, who is definitely the best bartender I've ever seen. Try to find him and watch him make drinks. Awesome time!