"Custom House" Custom House Tip by jenna24

Custom House, Dublin: 17 reviews and 22 photos


<font color='blue'><font size='2'><b> Custom House</font></b>
<font color='green'> The Custom House stands on the banks of the River Liffey in Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Built by James Gandon in 1781-1791, it extends for over 114 meters and it's attic storey is adorned with statues with allegorical themes, for example Navigation, Industry and Wealth. The building burned for five days after being set alight by Republicans in 1921 in an attempt to disable British administration It was throroughly restored, however, and now houses government offices.

Address: Dublin 1
Directions: Just east of O'Connell Bridge, on the North quays of the Liffey
Phone: +00 353 (0)1 888 2000
Website: http://www.environ.ie/en/AboutUs/HistoryofDepartment/TheCustomHouse/

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  • Updated Aug 25, 2002
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