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The Streets of Dublin: Ely Place

dublin's ely place

When I drive into the centre of Dublin, Ely Place is one of my preferred parking spots so over time I have got to know it well. It’s nicely tucked away, yet central as it’s a mere stone’s throw from Dublin’s St Stephens Green and from one of the city’s main shopping arteries: Grafton Street. It’s lined either side with charming Georgian buildings and as city streets go it’s not long but there is a surprising amount one can do there.

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RHA, Pop-Up Shop


To mark their 40th anniversary, The Crafts Council of Ireland have designated 2011 as the Year of Craft.  The Royal Hibernian Academy have decided to celebrate this by opening the retail space at  its city centre premises (15 Ely Place, Dublin 2) as a Pop-Up Shop, to showcase the best  upcoming  Irish craft workers and designers.  Genius idea. The pop up shop is open from the 4th March to the 30th July this year.  The ‘tenants’ will be changing over every so often. It  is well worth popping in every couple of weeks to see what the different  creatives have  on offer. To check the full  schedule and descriptions click here.

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