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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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  • The Dawson Street is situated in the southern part of the city centre of Dublin. It starts at the St Stephen's Green and leads parallel to Grafton Street to the North. Actually, the street definitely has its own charm and the Mansion House, numerous ancient pubs and some very good restaurants it is worth a visit also. The whole street sinks at the time unfortunately in utter chaos, because here a section is built new tram line. Conclusion: At the moment unfortunately loud and uncomfortable, otherwise quite chic and worth seeing.
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  • This used to be a quiet street in the past but with the introduction of many upmarket bars and restaurants it became quite a busy street especially in the evening and over the weekends. However, the r...  more »
  • Dawson Street is one of the most important streets of the city: from St. Stephen's Green and Trinity College, it reaches almost overlook the Mansion House and the St. Ann Church, as well as many restaurants and shops.
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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!