Must-see attractions in Grafton Street & St Stephen's Green

  • Phil Lynott Statue

    Grafton Street & St Stephen's Green

    Thin Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott (1949–86) was one of the most beloved of all Dubliners – the epitome of the fun-loving rocker. This bust (2005) of the…

  • Royal College of Surgeons

    Grafton Street & St Stephen's Green

    The early 19th-century Royal College of Surgeons has one of the finest facades on St Stephen’s Green. During the 1916 Easter Rising, the building was…

  • Iveagh House

    Grafton Street & St Stephen's Green

    The headquarters of the Department of Foreign Affairs occupies two splendid Georgian houses that were joined together by Benjamin Guinness when he bought…

  • Unitarian Church

    Grafton Street & St Stephen's Green

    The Unitarian Church was built in 1863 to house two Unitarian congregations. Although nominally rooted in Presbyterianism, the church is a favourite with…

  • Arts & Social Science Building

    Grafton Street & St Stephen's Green

    The 1978 Arts & Social Science Building backs on to Nassau St and forms an alternative entrance to the college. It was designed by Paul Koralek in the…

  • Adam's Tree

    Grafton Street & St Stephen's Green

    Between the bandstand and the James Joyce statue in St Stephen's Green is a young oak tree at the base of which are scattered the ashes of guitarist Adam…

  • Rubrics Building

    Grafton Street & St Stephen's Green

    Trinity College's oldest existing building dates from around 1700. It was originally part of a quadrangle of similar buildings designed to enclose New Sq,…

  • Luke Kelly Statue

    Grafton Street & St Stephen's Green

    A bronze figure of legendary Dublin folk singer Luke Kelly (1940–84). It was a gift to the city by Irish cartoonist Gerry Hunt (1936–2018), who had…

  • Provost's House

    Grafton Street & St Stephen's Green

    This five-bay, two-storey Palladian house was built in 1759 for the then-provost (president) of Trinity College, Francis Andrews. It has served as the…

  • Garden for the Blind

    Grafton Street & St Stephen's Green

    The centre of St Stephen's Green has a sensory garden for the blind, with signs in Braille and aromatic shrubs and plants that can be handled.

  • Oliver Goldsmith Statue

    Grafton Street & St Stephen's Green

    Imposing statue of Anglo-Irish novelist and playwright Oliver Goldsmith (1728–74), who wrote The Vicar of Wakefield.

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