Building work on this Georgian building began in 1776 based on designs of architect Thomas Cooley. On the death of Cooley in 1784, work continued, to an enhanced design by the renowned architect James Gandon.
1km from O'Connell Bridge
Office of the Houses of the Oireachtas, Kildare Street
The seat of Dáil Éireann (or House of Representatives) and Seanad Éireann (or the Senate), which constitute the Oireachtas (or National Parliament), was erected in 1745 and has served as the parliament building of the Republic of Ireland since 1922.
0.9km from O'Connell Bridge
Dublin Castle is the heart of historic Dublin and is where the city gets its name from the Black Pool - 'Dubh Linn' which was on the site of the present Castle garden. The Castle houses the magnificent State Apartments part of the Viceregal court.
0.7km from O'Connell Bridge
15 Usher's Island
An historic building in Dublin, James Joyce House of the Dead is located in the city centre, and was the setting of Joyce's famous story "The Dead".
1.6km from O'Connell Bridge
C/O Fingal Tourism, Mains Court, Main Street
Swords Round Tower marks an early Christian foundation established by St. Columcille and can be seen in the grounds of the Church of Ireland.
12.6km from O'Connell Bridge
Dublin's City Hall, built by the Guild of Merchants and originally known as the Royal Exchange is a magnificent example of the Georgian architecture for which Dublin is world-renowned.
0.6km from O'Connell Bridge
Ardgillan Castle & Demesne is Ireland’s hidden gem. Set in spectacular parkland overlooking the Irish Sea with a magnificent view of the Mourne Mountains. The ‘castle’ is a large eighteenth century country-style house with castellated embellishments.
27.4km from O'Connell Bridge
Castle Steet, Dalkey
Dalkey Castle is located in Dublin in the heritage town of Dalkey and has living history actors onsite, ready to welcome visitors.
12.8km from O'Connell Bridge
Long Mile Road
Drimnagh Castle was, until 1954, one of the oldest continually inhabited castles in Ireland and is an example of an old feudal stronghold. It is located in the South West of Dublin City and can be hired for public events.
5.5km from O'Connell Bridge
Cherrymount Crescent, Off Malahide Road
The casino is considered to be one of the finest 18th Century neo-classical buildings in Europe.
3.4km from O'Connell Bridge
Hearse Rd., Donabate
An 18th cen. visitor attraction five minutes drive from Dublin Airport set in 370 acres of beautiful Parkland including a working Farm, Georgian mansion with original furnishings, range of seasonal events and a coffee shop.
16.6km from O'Connell Bridge
Ward River Valley, Swords
Swords Castle stands in the centre of North County Dublin since 1200 A.D. It was built by the first Norman Archbishop of Dublin, John Comyn, who succeeded St. Laurence O'Toole as Archbishop in 1180 A.D. Admission by appointment only.
Primrose Lane, Lucan
Primrose Hill is a regency villa located in Lucan, County Dublin. The property is home to a large collection of perennials, as well as crocasmia and lobelias.
Heritage Island is a marketing consortium representing the most prestigious visitor attractions throughout Ireland, North and South. The Heritage Island website brings together over 90 of Ireland's Visitor Attractions and Heritage Towns.
9.7km from O'Connell Bridge
82 Merrion Square
Dublin's Eighty Two Merrion Square is a former home of the writer WB Yeats.
Visit yet another of Phoenix Park's attractions, Farmleigh. The former Guinness family estate has been carefully refurbished by the Office of Public Works and is open to the public when not hosting visiting dignitaries and heads of state to the capital city, Dublin.
7km from O'Connell Bridge
City Assembly House, 58 South William Street
The vision of the Irish Georgian Society is to conserve, protect and foster an interest and a respect for Ireland’s architectural heritage and decorative arts.
1.1km from O'Connell Bridge
Áras an Uachtaráin is the official residence of the President of Ireland. Built in 1751, it's situated in the 1,752 acres of the Phoenix Park in County Dublin.
3.8km from O'Connell Bridge
17 Molesworth Street
The Freemasons Hall is located in Dublin City, near the National Library, the National Museum, Leinster House and the National Gallery.
A late 17th century classical building with chapel, great hall, formal gardens, burial grounds and artist studios, the Royal Hospital Kilmainham is now home to Irish and international visual art.
2.7km from O'Connell Bridge
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