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Heuston railway station, Dublin | Tourist Information

St Johns Road West
Dublin, Ireland Dublin 8

+ 353 (0) 1 7032132

Heuston Station also known as Dublin Heuston, is one of Ireland's main railway stations, linking the capital with the south, southwest and west. It is operated by Iarnród Éireann, the national railway operator. It also houses the head office of its parent company - Córas Iompair Éireann.HistoryThe station opened on 4 August 1846 as the terminus and headquarters of the Great Southern and Western Railway (GS&WR). It was originally called Kingsbridge Station after the nearby Kings Bridge over the River Liffey. In 1966, on the 50th anniversary of the Easter Rising it was renamed "Heuston Station", in honour of Sean Heuston, an executed leader of the Rising, who had worked in the station's offices.Designed by Sancton Wood, the handsome original buildings remain. The five panels along the front represent, in order: VIII.VIC - being the Act of Parliament that incorporated the GS&WR Coat of Arms of Cork City Coat of Arms of Dublin City Coat of Arms of Limerick City AD. 1844 - being the year of incorporation of the GS&WR Since its renewal (by Quinn Savage Smyth architects and engineers Buro Happold) it includes two branches of Eason's, as well as some dining facilities, including a Supermacs and a pub.

Public Places and Attractions Near Heuston railway station

Phoenix Park, Dublin
Distance: 0.7 mi Tourist Information
Dublin 8, Ireland
Dublin, L24 9

Guinness Brewery
Distance: 0.2 mi Tourist Information
St James's Gate
Dublin, D08 VF8H

St. James's Gate Brewery is a brewery founded in 1759 in Dublin, Ireland, by Arthur Guinness. The company is now a part of Diageo, a company formed from the merger of Guinness and Grand Metropolitan in 1997. The main product of the brewery is Guinness Draught.Originally leased in 1759 to Arthur Guinness at IR£45 (Irish pounds) per year for 9,000 years, St. James's Gate has been the home of Guinness ever since. It became the largest brewery in Ireland in 1838, and the largest in the world by 1886, with an annual output of 1.2 million barrels. Although no longer the largest brewery in the world, it is still the largest brewer of stout in the world. The company has since bought out the originally leased property, and during the 19th and early 20th centuries the brewery owned most of the buildings in the surrounding area, including many streets of housing for brewery employees, and offices associated with the brewery. The brewery also made all of its own power using its own power plant.There is an attached exhibition on the 250-year-old history of Guinness, called the Guinness Storehouse.HistoryArthur Guinness started brewing ales in Leixlip, County Kildare, and then from 1759 at the St. James's Gate Brewery in Dublin. On 31 December he signed a 9,000-year lease at £45 per annum for the unused brewery. However, the lease is no longer in effect because the brewery property has been bought out when it expanded beyond the original 4-acre site.

Old Jameson Whiskey Distillery
Distance: 0.7 mi Tourist Information
Bow Street

+353 (1) 8072348

Collins Barracks, Dublin
Distance: 0.3 mi Tourist Information
Collins Barracks, Benburb Street
Dublin, 7

+353 1 6777444

Collins Barracks is a former military barracks in the Arbour Hill area of Dublin, Ireland. The buildings are now the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and History. Housing both British armed forces, and Irish army garrisons through three centuries, the barracks were the oldest continuously occupied example in the world.Originally called simply The Barracks, and later The Royal Barracks, the name was changed to Collins Barracks when handed over to the Irish Free State in 1922.Built in 1702, and further extended in the late 18th century and 19th century, the complex's main buildings are neo-classical in style. Since 1997 the barracks have been home to collections of the National Museum of Ireland, and the original structures have seen some award winning redevelopment and conservation work to support this new role.The museum faces the Luas tram "red line", a Memorial Garden at Croppies Acre marking the 1798 rebellion, and the River Liffey.18th century to 1920s – British garrisonSave for the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, the barracks is the earliest public building in Dublin, and was built from 1701 by the then Surveyor General under Queen Anne, Thomas de Burgh. (Burgh was also the architect of the famous library building at Trinity College, Dublin.)

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M&S tutus
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1 Bangor road
Crumlin, Ireland 12


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MT Windows & Doors
Distance: 1.5 mi Tourist Information
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Old County Bar
Distance: 1.4 mi Tourist Information
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Dublin, Ireland Dublin 12

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Crumlin Upholstery
Distance: 1.4 mi Tourist Information
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Crumlin, Ireland 12


With over 25 years experience in the upholstery industry, Crumlin Upholstery specialises in restoring and reupholstering good quality furniture for both domestic and corporate use. Since founding Crumlin Upholstery in 1985, Jim Farrell has acquired a diverse portfolio of clients throughout his years in business and gained experience and expertise in all areas of the industry. With a broad range of textiles and fabrics to choose from each piece of furniture is developed to suit personal taste and preference.

Mowlds Heating
Distance: 1.4 mi Tourist Information
19 Bangor Dr, Crumlin
Dublin, Ireland 12

(01) 454 5881

Mowlds Heating is a family owned business established over 30 years ago. In that time we have delivered unrivalled customer satisfaction and care and continue to do so to this day. We offer a complete range of services in relation to anything to do with Gas and Oil central heating systems and all hot water and plumbing aspects of your home, these include repair, maintenance, service and installations. We offer free, no obligation quotes over the phone or in person and can guarantee a swift and suitable solution to any problems you may have while guaranteeing the keenest prices. All our employees are fully qualified, insured and registered with the RGI.

Lourdes Celtic Fc
Distance: 1.3 mi Tourist Information
Old County Road
Dublin, Ireland Dublin 12


Fashion Hothouse
Distance: 1.4 mi Tourist Information
The Mill
Harold's Cross, Ireland Dublin 12

01 485 3961

The function of the Fashion Hothouse is to provide: facilities access, production services, administrative resources, collaborative opportunities, enterprise support & consultancy services to its members. This facility is based on the ground floor of ‘The Mill’ in Greenmount Industrial Estate, Harolds Cross. It is a secure unit, with high ceilings, kitchen area, meeting room/ show room, bathroom and open plan production area. It has standard as well as 3 phase power.

Iveagh grounds
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Crumlin, Ireland Dublin 12.


Leahs Gaff:D
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Dublin, Ireland

Crumlin College
Distance: 1.3 mi Tourist Information
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Dublin, Ireland

Rutland Avenue
Distance: 1.2 mi Tourist Information
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Crumlin, Ireland

Crumlin Shopping Centre
Distance: 1.2 mi Tourist Information
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Dublin, Ireland

Bathrooms by JB
Distance: 1.3 mi Tourist Information
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087 053 7031

Ringside Boxing Club
Distance: 1.2 mi Tourist Information
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Jinny Joe's
Distance: 1.1 mi Tourist Information
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National Stadium
Distance: 1.2 mi Tourist Information
South Circular Road
Dublin, Ireland Dublin 8

+353 1 453 3371

National Stadium or National Boxing Stadium, which is located in Dublin, Ireland, is the only purpose built boxing stadium in the world. Built in 1939, National Stadium hosts over 55 days of boxing each year and a number of other events.National Stadium was opened by Frank Aiken in 1939.VenueThe stadium is owned by the Irish Amateur Boxing Association (IABA) and has been used by the IABA for over 60 years as the venue for their national and International contests.MusicHistorically, the stadium was used as a music venue, regularly hosting bands such as Horslips, Genesis, Led Zeppelin, Thin Lizzy, U2, Van Morrison, and many others. On 26 February 1980, the band U2 performed a concert at this venue which was attended by executives of Island Records; at the end of the show, the label signed the band to their first recording contract.FacilitiesThe venue is situated between Clanbrassil Street to the east and Dolphin's Barn to the west on the South Circular Road. The stadium stages amateur and professional boxing and professional wrestling bouts as well as providing facilities for music concerts, conferences and corporate hospitality events.

Brickfields Park
Distance: 1.2 mi Tourist Information
mourne rd
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