Royal Irish Academy
Ireland's pre-eminent society of letters has an 18th-century library that is home to several important documents, including a collection...
Little Museum of Dublin
The idea is ingeniously simple: a museum, spread across two rooms of an elegant Georgian building, devoted to the history of Dublin in...
Women's History of Ireland Tour
A weekly tour of the museum exhibits with a focus on women and their key role in Irish history.
A posh Dawson St drinking spot, Sam's decor is Middle Eastern (a hangover of its previous incarnation as an Asian-themed bar) meets...
Little Ass Burrito Bar
Tacos, quesadillas and burritos to go (this place is far too small to linger). They're tasty and pretty authentic, not that it would...
Dawson St · interesting places nearby
Mansion House information
Built in 1710 by Joshua Dawson – after whom the street is named – this has been the official residence of Dublin's mayor since 1715, and was the site of the 1919 Declaration of Independence and the meeting of the first parliament. The building's original brick Queen Anne style has all but disappeared behind a stucco facade added in the Victorian era.