Dawson Street ( Irish: ) is one of the main streets of central Sráid Dhásain Dublin.
The street was named after Joshua Dawson who laid out Dawson Street as well as the nearby Grafton, Anne, and Harry Streets,
and who built the [1 ] Mansion House in 1710. [2 ]
Location [ edit ]
Dawson Street runs parallel to
Grafton Street, to which it is connected by Duke Street and South Anne Street. Much of the street is a shopping thoroughfare, including the bookshop Hodges Figgis.
Molesworth Street links the street to Kildare Street.
Saint Ann's Church is found on the eastern side and the Mansion House near the south end.
The street has a slight slope downwards from its
Stephen's Green end to its Trinity end.
one way, northwards.
Famous inhabitants [ edit ]
Noted Irish ecclesiastical architect
William Hague had his office at 50 Dawson Street. As did [3 ] Thomas Francis McNamara (also at No. 50 and No. 5).
Dawson Street will be a stop on the
Luas Cross city Line. The line will link the Red and Green lines going from Broombridge in North Dublin (interchange with Irish Rail station) and St.Stephen's Green present Green Line stop. Construction started in June 2013 with services expected to begin in 2017. [4 ]
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References [ edit ]
Coordinates: 53°20′28″N 6°15′30″W / 53.34111°N 6.25833°W