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Paul Clerkin
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these are some of the Dublin based events that caught my eye….

9 MERCHANT’S QUAY

A unique opportunity to view this magnificently restored 18th century building and also the archaeological remains discovered in the basement in the course of the restoration. This was part of the Historic Heart of Dublin Project, a European funded joint venture between Dublin
City Council and Dublin Civic Trust.
Monday 2 September 11.00am and 3.00pm
Venue: 9 Merchant’s Quay, Dublin 8
Free
Partial wheelchair access
Contact: Donncha Dlaing – Heritage Officer,
Dublin City Council
Tel 01 672 3184

ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY

Series of lunchtime lectures ‘Dawson’s Street buildings and people associated with Dawson Street, Dublin’.
Speakers will include Dr. Maurice Craig, Rev. Dr. Adrian Empey and Peter Pearson. Come to hear about Joshua Dawson, St Ann’s Church, Academy House, the Hibernian Hotel and other Dawson Street businesses and lots more.
2 – 6 September 1.10pm – 1.50pm
Venue: Meeting room, Royal Irish Academy
Free
Full wheelchair access
Contact: Siobhán O Rafferty – Librarian
Tel 01 638 0910

SMITHFIELD EXCAVATIONS – OPEN AFTERNOON

View the excavation of the first post-medieval development on the Northside of Dublin City
Thursday 5 September
Guided tours at 2.00pm, 3.00pm and 4.00pm
Meet: Chief O’ Neill’s Viewing Tower, Smithfield
Square
Free
Partial wheelchair access
Contact: Franc Myles, Margaret Gowen and Co.
Ltd.
Tel 086 853 7281

14 – 15 ST STEPHEN’S GREEN – CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION PROJECT

Built in the latter half of the 18th century, these two building are significant examples of 1780s Dublin and are typical of that time. These tours offer an opportunity to view the ongoing sensitive restoration of these protected structures.
Thursday 5 September 11.00am and 3.00pm
Venue: 14 – 15 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2
(Corner of Dawson St. and St Stephen’s Green)
Free
Partial wheelchair access
Contact: Donncha Ó Dúlaing – Heritage Officer,
Dublin City Council
Tel 01 672 3184

UNITARIAN CHURCH, 112 ST STEPHEN’S GREEN WEST

Open Lunchtimes at Dublin Unitarian Church. We invite the public to drop in and see the interior of this beautiful historic building. Filte roimh cch!
2 – 7 September 12.30pm – 2.30pm
Venue: Unitarian Church, 112 St Stephen’s
Green West
Free
No wheelchair access
Contact: Chris Hudson –
Unitarian Church Dublin Restoration
Committee
Tel 01 288 6442
email info@unitarianchurchdublin.org

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