Welcome to Parnell Square

Welcome to the Parnell Square Cultural Quarter website. We are delighted to have the opportunity to develop a new City Library and other cultural spaces beside the existing renowned Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane at Parnell Square at the northern tip of Dublin’s civic…

READ ARTICLE > January 20th 2014
The Parnell Monument, Dublin. Images courtesy of Dublin City Library and Archive (F.E. Dixon Postcard Collection)

Parnell Monument

Charles Stewart Parnell was the most significant political figure in Ireland during the second half of the 19th century. As leader of the Home Rule Party, he made a notable contribution to the progress towards national self-determination and he also played a hugely important role…

READ ARTICLE > November 27th 2013
Abercrombie's Dublin of the Future. Image courtesy of Dublin City Library and Archive.

Abercrombie’s Dublin of the Future

National Theatre, Auditorium and Art Gallery “There can be no serious hesitation in appropriating a site at the top of O’Connell Street for a National Theatre. The rising ground would afford a possibility of placing the foyer lower than the auditorium, by which means a…

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