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The Atmosphere and the ‘Craic’ on Grafton Street

By at May 2, 2014 | 1:10 pm | 0 Comment

There is no denying that Grafton Street is an excellent place for shopping but it is far more than just a shopping street; it is a place for entertainment, culture and most importantly craic. The electric atmosphere of the street is perhaps what draws so many visitors. Winter or summer, day or night, there is always a great atmosphere on the famous street. The street

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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.