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A bustling city street lined with monuments dedicated to some of the leaders in the fight for Irish independence.
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O'Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland
North City Centre
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 14, 2017

The O'Connell Street of Dublin is the primary thoroughfare located in the heart of the city. It runs from the O'Connell Bridge up to the Dublin Castle. A notable feature of the street, along with the historic statues, is the world's tallest pillar situated on...More

6  Thank MathurS11
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed April 8, 2013

This kip rates as probably the worst main thoroughfare of any capital in Western Europe. It’s tired, dirty and full of (mostly) none too inspiring shops. I regret saying this as it’s the main street of my native city and could be a lot better...More

6  Thank tallegio
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Reviewed 3 days ago

O'Connell Street is Dublin's main street; thanks to the bridge that spans the Liffey, it links North and South Dublin together. A plethora of fine sights, restaurants, hotels and shopping line the street - it's safe, welcoming, and has just the right mix of everything....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Typical cityscape of shops and bustling sidewalks. We were jet lagged, so didn't spend as much time there as we could have. It was a nice walk to check things out.

Thank Pam_Parnell
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was staying at the top of O'Connell Street and walked along it so many times. It's a lovely road and full of history and such lovely people and places. It is so interesting in the Irish Civil war. I was there at the Castle...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to visit for shopping eating bars. On the bus route too. Two pennys here and the jervis shopping centre

Thank 444lesleys
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another one of Dublin's famous streets - and historically the most important one, with the General Post Office in the middle where Irish Volunteer forces fought against an overwhelming British army in 1916 during the Easter Rising. Prominent features are O'Connell Bridge and the statue...More

Thank binapiraeus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of people hurrying along..better to enjoy the pedestrian only area where all the big department stores are located...right off this street

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The O'Connell Street is the absolute center of Dublin. It is lined with shops, and has the Dublin Spire in the center. A lot of day tours begin and end on this street.

Thank Tvler8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's hard to miss O'Connell Street while touring Dublin, but you should definitely take a few minutes to slow down and really meander. There are so many statues and gems throughout this street that are worth a look - and could be missed if you're...More

1  Thank EmilyCate
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely shops, the history and buildings on the street are amazing. The people are very welcoming and the food is lovely.

Thank Heather C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not sure tou can visit Dublin without passing by this street. It's one of the main point to visit with a large amount of transportation with stops on this steet as well as local commerce. Don't forget the spare.

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April 17, 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
March 24, 2017|
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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).