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What is classed as city centre in Dublin?

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What is classed as city centre in Dublin?

Planing a trip soon, want to know what is the city centre area?

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1. Re: What is classed as city centre in Dublin?

Dublin 1 and 2 primarly

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2. Re: What is classed as city centre in Dublin?

Please could you expand?

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3. Re: What is classed as city centre in Dublin?

The GPO [General Post Office] in O'Connell St is considered the datum point for measurements to/from the City Center. You can find the occasional milepost marker out in the suburbs with G.P.O. 6 miles etc. inscribed thereon.

So using the GPO as your center point, Dorest St to the north, Amiens Street [Connolly Train Station] to the east, St Stephens Green/Harcourt St to the South and upstream to the Four Courts/Smithfield to the west. these should all be within a 15 minute [or so] walk from the GPO.

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http://www.movetodublin.com/map-of-dublin/

Dublin 1 would be more built up with department store/furniture type shopping.

Dublin 2 would be more "green" with more individual type shops and dare I say it more interesting shops and pubs and 4 to 5 star hotels.

Then again I am sure there will be plenty to disagree with me.

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As I understand it, Dublin City Council defines the city centre as being the area bounded by the Royal Canal to the north, the Grand Canal to the south and the Phoenix Park to the west.

The central spine of the city would be considered to start from Parnell Square in the north, down O'Connell Street, then Westmoreland Street, past College Green and up Grafton Street to Stephen's Green, with a spur down Dame Street to the cathedrals.

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6. Re: What is classed as city centre in Dublin?

Spot on OxOxO, (and I'm a northsider!)

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Dublin Bus goes to An Lár [pronounced "On Lawr"] meaning the City Center. This place used to be the subject of a humerous column in the Irish Times many years ago entitled Man bites Dog and the inhabitants known as Láreens! But that's another story!

Here's the Dublin Bus version of An Lár dublinbus.ie/Your-Journey1/…

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8. Re: What is classed as city centre in Dublin?

I would also agree with oxo

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9. Re: What is classed as city centre in Dublin?

Your budget would help.

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