Smithfield is one of the most historic areas in Dublin city.
Horse and Cattle trading have taken place here since 1664.
Smithfield village has been developed into a sophisticated residential, commercial and cultural district, and also a contemporary cultural landscape, a village within the city.
The cobbles public space hosts a number of cultural events throughout the year such a seasonal markets, a Christmas season ice-rink and concerts.
Smithfield boasts an extensive mix of hotels and restaurants, and is the site of the Old Jameson Distillery