Dublin Visitor Centre opening on Grafton Street

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 […]

Thousands gathered to watch the Grafton Street Christmas lights switched on

The countdown to Christmas has officially begun now that the famous Grafton Street Christmas lights have been switched on. Thousands of adults and children gathered to watch the lights switch on this evening. X Factor’s Melanie McCabe was the guest of honour and she was joined by members of Dublin’s All-Ireland winning team. The Hallelujah […]

Public Invited to Design Street Furniture for Grafton Street

Dublin City Council invites artists and designers to submit their ideas for three unique pieces of street furniture which will showcase the new-look Grafton Street. The pieces are: A seat for the top of Grafton Street (between St. Stephen’s Green and Chatham Street) 12 unique art works which will also function as bollards One design […]

Chinese Magazine Promoting Ireland is Launched

A new magazine promoting Ireland to Chinese tourists and business travellers has been launched by BusinessChina.ie. Huan Ying Ireland (Welcome to Ireland) provides information on Top Tourist Attractions, City Highlights, Luxury Shopping, Gift Guide, Eating Out Guide, Entertainment and Nightlife, Festivals and Cultural Events Listing as well as Useful Tips, Information and Maps for Chinese Tourists. […]

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

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 […]

Passenger became a Grafton Street busker today

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 […]

GraftonStreet.ie, a Complete Guide to Grafton Street has Launched

www.GraftonStreet.ie is a comprehensive listings site and guide to everything on Grafton Street and in the immediate area surrounding Grafton Street. The new website has been developed to encourage the consumer back to traditional shopping in the city center and onto the famous Dublin street to help trade. GraftonStreet.ie is also a site for visitors […]

‘Great News’ for Grafton Street

The Grafton Street ‘experience’ will be getting even better as Dublin’s premier street is set for a €4 million revamp that will begin next month. Dublin City Council’s Grafton Street Improvement Scheme will see the current red brick pavement which was laid in 1988 replaced by a more durable granite paving that has been sourced from the nearby Dublin and […]

5 Star Luxury Hotels within Minutes of Grafton Street

Visitors to Dublin have an excellent selection of 5 Star hotels to choose from in the Grafton Street area. The superb location of the quality hotels insures you are just minutes from Dublin’s prestigious shopping street. The Shelbourne Hotel is a luxury 5 Star hotel overlooking St. Stephen’s Green, established in 1824 The Shelbourne has […]