Browsing Month July, 2013

Young Artists Display Work in Windows of Brown Thomas on Grafton Street

By at July 30, 2013 | 10:55 am | 0 Comment

Young artists graduating from  either the National College of Art and Design or the Limerick School of Art and Design this summer are displaying their work in the windows of Brown Thomas on Grafton Street. The Art and Style exhibition will see the work of 8 young artists exhibited in the windows of the famous Grafton Street department store until mid-August. The

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Massimo Dutti to open on Grafton Street

By at July 10, 2013 | 12:00 pm | 0 Comment

Fashion retailer Massimo Dutti is set to open at 65/66 Grafton Street, the building which previously housed HMV's flagship store. The Grafton Street premises is highly desirable not only due to its prime location but also because it offers three spacious retail floors and 2 floors used for storage and offices. The store is set to open before Christmas. Massimo

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Passenger became a Grafton Street busker today

By at July 3, 2013 | 2:29 pm | 0 Comment

After a headline show last night at Live at the Marquee Cork, singer songwriter Passenger announced on his Facebook and Twitter accounts that he would be busking on Grafton Street at "12ish" today. True to his word Passenger arrived on Grafton Street at midday. He performed a mixture of covers and his own self-penned songs including his number 1 hit Let Her Go to which

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About Grafton Street

Grafton Street was named after Henry FitzRoy, The 1st Duke of Grafton, he was the illegitimate son of Charles II of England who owned land in the area and was developed from a country lane by the Dawson family in 1708, after whom the parallel Dawson Street is named.

Grafton Street runs from the top of St. Stephen's Green to (Trinity) College Green.