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O'Connell Street

O'Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland
3537057000
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A bustling city street lined with monuments dedicated to some of the leaders in the fight for Irish independence.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
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“post office” (92 reviews)
“wide street” (27 reviews)
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O'Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland
North City Centre
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"post office"
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"main thoroughfare"
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"tram system"
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"lots of shops"
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"gresham hotel"
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"bullet holes"
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"road works"
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"great shopping"
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"starting point"
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"liffey river"
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"both sides"
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Reviewed yesterday

Is town main thoroughfare. During 17th century it was narrow street called Drogheda street, after renamed to Sackville street until 1924 when was renamed in honour of Daniel O´Connell a national leader of early 19th century.

Thank milankov
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Last trip to Ireland I stayed on O'Connell Street in Dublin. They were just completing the commuter rail system to get around Dublin easily. Plenty of good restaurants along the street...I would recommend !

Thank naperpatrick
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely street to stroll down and take in scenary. Shops expensive like all Dublin. Avoid mcdonalds at top of street. Worse toilets than trainspotting

Thank Ross M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can't say a lot to see here....I was starting to get tired of the crowds and this street is crowded without much to see. My favorite park is near the river with the O'Connell statue.

Thank Robert L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone talks about it but I can’t recommend it. There are too many other things to see and do. If you are want to shop then have at it.

Thank Patricia D
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

take a stroll down O'connell street, there are some interesting sights to see. The GPO, the rod, to god (as they call it). the spire & the statues. the City bus tour (no1 stop) starts here. from here you get a good history lesson.

Thank chris b
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Not far from the River Liffy, the General Post Office is a magnificent columned building that looks like a Greek temple. Built in 1814, it was the site of the failed 1916 uprising and still bears the scars from bullet holes from the battle that...More

Thank jer b
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Wear comfortable walking shoes. Get ready to walk. Like fed this street. I can say, I've been here and I enjoyed it.

Thank Suzette C
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Shopping, Food, Sights, ... This is the very central place of Dublin visible by the „Spire“ (121m high).

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We went on a walking tour of Dublin and it included walking down O’Connell street. The food and shopping in Dublin was really nice. I suggest doing a walking tour so that you don’t miss any of the older stores, bars, or restaurants along the...More

Thank MiMischa
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Sarah H
17 April 2017|
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Response from LindaH120 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't drive in the city. Very walkable near the river. We used the Hop On & Off bus to get to further destinations. Also a good initial overview of the city so you know where you want to get back to. Being American we... More
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Jean M
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Response from Morganryan286 | Reviewed this property |
madigans O Connell Street full breakfast 10e lunch/ Dinner 12e
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Response from Esme v | Reviewed this property |
Hi There is one in Henry Street, off O'Connell (Henry Street is at The Spire).
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