"The largest street in Dublin" O'Connell Street Tip by Rojo72

O'Connell Street, Dublin: 42 reviews and 78 photos

  The SPike at O'Connel Street
by Rojo72
 
 

O'Connell Street, named (as so many other streets and places in Dublin) after an Irish independence hero, is the largest street in Dublin. Unfortunately it's not a pedestrial zone like Grafton Street but it is still nice. There are quite a large number of shops and restaurants along the street, but most importantly there are some monuments of O'Connell and Parnell and also the Spike, the modern pride (or shame) of Dublin. Built for the turn of the millenium it's a very tall...hmmm...spike I suppose in the middle of O'Connell street. A perfect meeting point visible over large parts of Dublin. Stand under it and look up and feel how the spike seems to "bend" over your head.

The cross-street to O'Connell Street at the Spike is Henry Street, one of the shopping streets in Dublin with malls, shops and restaurants. Some pubs nearby too, as there always are...

Address: O'Connel Street, DUBLIN 1
Phone: 3537057000
Website: http://www.anpost.ie/AnPost/Museum/InnerPage.aspx

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  • Written Jan 27, 2006
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