It was Grafton Street on a rainy night..

The Script, an Irish band formed in Dublin have released three album and have gained huge global success. Band members Danny O’ Donoghue, Mark Sheehan and Glen Power all hail from Dublin and in their song ‘Before The Worst’ from their debut album the famous Grafton Street is referenced.

“It was Grafton Street on a rainy night. I was down on one knee and you were mine for life”

Grafton Street is an iconic street and it’s presence in popular music serves to show the prominent position it holds among those who have visited the street, particularly the people of Dublin.

Laura Finn


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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.