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“Pic of the Week”, January 19, 2018: Grafton Street, Dublin

Grafton 5a

Grafton Street is a popular pedestrian walkway in downtown Dublin, with many historic buildings and a variety of shops, restaurants, hotels and bars.  It is the main shopping street in Dublin.  The street is lovely and the ambience conducive to window-shopping and a leisurely stroll. 

Grafton Street begins at St Stephens Green and runs north towards Trinity College.  It’s at the northern end that you find the statue of Molly Malone.   The area is popular with street performers and has become renowned as a launch pad for musical acts, such as U2 front man Bono.

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