Open Space

Garden of Remembrance, Parnell Square, Dublin 1+

Occupying the northern end of Parnell Square, the Garden of Remembrance is a memorial to those who gave their lives...

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Block colour by the South Bull Wall, Dublin Port/Dublin 4+

Stretching out from Ringsend into Dublin Bay, the Great South Wall (or South Bull Wall) offers one of the more...

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Granby Park, Dominick Street, Dublin 1+

Last week, I visited Granby Park for the Creative Mornings talk by UpStart Collaborative. The park is open for just...

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‘Cactus Provisoire’, Fellows’ Square, Trinity College, Dublin 2+

Fellows’ Square has quite a presence, not least for architectural reasons: it’s surrounded on all sides by significant buildings, by...

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Rose Garden, Trinity College Dublin+

It might be a tiny bit misanthropic, but the nicest time on a college campus is the summer. Libraries are...

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Dubhlinn Garden, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2+

Enclosed behind Dublin Castle, the Dubh Linn garden looks like a formal piece of landscaping styled with a touch of...

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Blessington Street Basin, Dublin 7+

There’s nowhere better for eavesdropping in Dublin than Blessington Street Basin. It’s not a complicated little park, but the varied...

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Inner basin, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin 2+

The inner basin at Grand Canal Dock is the smaller and quieter of the two, and the limited amount of...

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Huguenot Cemetery, Merrion Row, Dublin 2+

One of the most poetic places in Dublin, the Huguenot cemetery sits behind railings on Merrion Row, just off the...

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Anna Livia, Croppies Acre Memorial Park, Wolfe Tone Quay, Dublin 7+

Éamonn O’Doherty’s ‘Anna Livia’ sculpture was originally situated on O’Connell Street. It was commissioned by businessman Michael Smurfit in memory of...

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