Browsing Month March, 2014

A Whiskey Wonderland for Grafton Street

By at March 27, 2014 | 7:44 pm | 0 Comment

Whiskey lovers are in for a treat as the Irish Whiskey Museum will be opening its doors at 119 Grafton Street and 37 College Green in August. The museum will feature exhibitions on the history of Irish whiskey, interactive posters and a bar where Irish whiskeys can be enjoyed. Rare items of whiskey memorabilia, including items dating back to the 1800s have been sent in

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Dublin Visitor Centre opening on Grafton Street

By at March 4, 2014 | 8:04 pm | 0 Comment

118 Grafton Street is to be converted to a Dublin Visitor Centre after Irish bus operator Dualway purchased the building and the adjoining  property. Dualway operate Dublin City Sightseeing tours and four other Dublin Visitor Centres. The Grafton Street Dublin Visitor Centre will open on March 15th, it will be the first that is both owned and operated by

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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.