Tag Archives: Grafton Street

Phil Lynott

Do you remember Phil?  He was the lead singer of “Thin Lizzy”, an Irish band, whose biggest chart topper was “The Boys are Back in Town”. There is a statue of Phil outside Bruxelles pub on Harry Street, just off … Continue reading

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Knobs and Knockers

“Knobs and Knockers” is probably the most photographed shop in Dublin.  It is a shop on Nassau Street (a very popular street that runs perpendicularly off the bottom of Grafton Street) that sells knobs, and knockers, and hinges, and house … Continue reading

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The tart with the cart

“The Tart with the Cart” is one of the many names for the Molly Malone statue found at the bottom of Grafton Street . Many Americans and other foreigners are so familiar with the song (for whatever reason) that it … Continue reading

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St. Stephen’s Green

St. Stephen’s Green is a lovely park at the top of Grafton Street.   It is perfect for a short stroll or a picnic or just to watch or feed the birds. The weather had turned suddenly lovely so I headed … Continue reading

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Grafton Street

Grafton Street, and its environs, is the heart of Dublin. Early on Saturday, my sister and I headed to Grafton Street to get my mother a new mobile phone as she somehow misplaced her cell at the hospital when she … Continue reading

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