A Tale of Two Cities
Go back in time to the busy streets of Dublin when it was one of the most important Cities in the British Empire, where the fabulously rich and the desperately poor lived side by side.
Explore the prosperity of Dublin’s ruling classes during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. A time that left a legacy of grand architecture and streetscapes similar to those found in other major British and European cities.
You will uncover how the city’s poor did not share in this prosperity. Little was done to improve the poor’s housing conditions until the Guinness family’s philanthropic contributions to the city began in the late nineteenth century.
As you finish this loop you will find yourself back at Trinity College, one of Ireland’s most popular attractions – a must-see!
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