I’m Coming Home – Christmas song dedicated to Irish diaspora

It’s that time of the year when nearly every shop is playing old or new Christmas songs. It’s that little extra that creates the holiday spirit and atmosphere. This time around we’d like to introduce a very special Christmas song. So many people have emigrated over the years and not all of them are lucky […]

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 […]

Grafton Street’s Christmas lights are to be switched on this Thursday, 14 November at 5.30pm

Christmas lights on Grafton Street, Dublin are to be switched on this Thursday, 14 November at 5.30pm. Henry Street and North Earl Street’s Christmas lights will be switched on at 4.30pm on the 17th November and the Christmas tree lights on O’Connell Street will be switched on by Mayor Oisín Quinn on the 24th November […]

On Grafton Street in November (On Raglan Road) by Patrick Kavanagh, Sung by Luke Kelly

On Raglan Road of an autumn day I saw her first and knew That her dark hair would weave a snare that I might one day rue; I saw the danger, and I passed along the enchanted way, And I said, let grief be a fallen leaf at the dawning of the day. On Grafton […]

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 […]

Welcome to Grafton Street online

Welcome to Grafton Street online! GraftonStreet.ie explores the Grafton Street ‘experience’, with beautiful historic buildings housing iconic Irish businesses such as Brown Thomas, Weir & Sons and Bewley’s Grafton Street Café, Grafton Street offers an experience that cannot be found elsewhere. Grafton Street has a great variety of retail stores including café’s, bars, restaurants and […]