From its medieval beginning to the vibrant, iconic street of today, O'Connell Street has witnessed many changes, including the street-widening of the beautiful eighteenth century boulevard and the devastating destruction of the 1916 Rising, hundreds of meetings beneath Clery's clock and crowds flocking to see world-famous celebrities. Illustrated with over 100 fascinating photographs and drawings, O'Connell Street tells of the people who designed the streetscape and populated its buildings. Discover history of the businesses that line the thoroughfare - from humble shops to the grandest hotels and department stores. Read the stories behind O'Connell Street's many monuments and statues, and learn of the mass gatherings, mayhem and even murder on Dublin's iconic street.
O'Connell Street: The History and Life of Dublin's Iconic Street
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