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College Green
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College Green used to be Hoggen Green, both an old Viking burial ground (haugen) and forum (thengmote). A statue of Henry Grattan (1849) by John Foley stands at the centre, along with a modern metal sculpture by Edward Delaney commemorating Thomas Davis (1814-45), poet, founder of The Nation and head of the Young Ireland movement. Nowadays, traffic has invaded the crossroads, but plans to pedestrianise are being studied.

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  • From €24 to €49
    MICHELIN 2019
    143 m - 4 Nassau St, Dublin D2
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    239 m - Suffolk Street, Dublin 2 0
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    MICHELIN 2019
    248 m - 5-6 Molesworth Pl, Dublin D2