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Public Invited to Design Street Furniture for Grafton Street

By at October 30, 2013 | 8:45 pm | 0 Comment

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 for a set of 10 ‘perch seat

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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.