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Bank of Ireland

2 College Green, Dublin, Ireland
+353 66 450 7738
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Grand historic building

In the heart of Southside include this grand building which it’s magnificent facade and bricked in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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One of Dublin's finest 18th century buildings

This building was built as a Parliament house containing the House of Lords and House of Commons... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
Vincent D
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2 College Green, Dublin, Ireland
South City Centre
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+353 66 450 7738
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

In the heart of Southside include this grand building which it’s magnificent facade and bricked in windows due to the old taxes. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

This building was built as a Parliament house containing the House of Lords and House of Commons. In 1729 the present structure was commenced. This consisted only of the central part wrapping around a courtyard. It has no windows. it was called the 'goose pie'...More

Thank Vincent D
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit to this spectacular building. And when you walk in you are met to a beautiful coal fire. House of Lords very interesting but would love a guided tour. The banking hall is so bright. Highly recommend calling in here

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

This building was built when Dublin had its own Parliament whilst under English rule but a separate Kingdom before the Act of Union created the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in 1800. After 1800 Irish peers took their seats in the parliament in...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

The bank of Ireland is located in College Green, in Dublin City Centre. Rather than being a simple bank, it is a monument. Indeed, the building dates back to the eighteenth century and the Irish parliament was located there up to the passing of the...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

The Bank of Ireland is housed in the former imposing Parliament house. It is located close to Trinity College. The bank itself has been housed in this magnificent structure longer than the existence of the Irish Parliament. The impressive Irish House of Lords Chambers is...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

We were lucky enough to meet a bank employee called John Murphy who is incredibly knowledgeable on all things historical connected with the House of Lords. He gave us so much information and made the whole tour so interesting. I would highly recommend going here...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Myself and my partner visited today and were so fortunate to meet a gentleman called John Murphy who gave us an impromptu tour of the Lords chamber. He made this a truly memorable experience for us. His knowledge of the building was amazing and he...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

I visited the Bank of Ireland to use their indoor ATM. Upon receiving cash, I proceeded to the area where the bank tellers are and inquired about receiving small bills. A guard informed me that the bills I had were already small enough and would...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Just across from the Trinity College gateway, the old Irish Parliament House is disguised as the Bank of Ireland. Begun in 1729, this was the first purpose-built two-chamber parliament building in the world. It was purchased by the bank after the 1800 Act of Union...More

Thank William O
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