At a Glance
Get to know the Neighbourhood
Dublin 2 is truly the heart of Dublin city, famous for its Georgian architecture, historical landmarks and world-class dining and shopping experiences. As a resident in Dublin 2, all the best that Dublin has to offer – including shopping areas, pubs, nightclubs, restaurants, museums, concert halls and more – are on your doorstep.
Life in Dublin 2 accounts for every amenity one could hope for. From Temple Bar to Baggot Street, Grafton Street to Dawson Street, the area is packed with top-rated restaurants and pubs. Enjoy brunch, lunch and dinner in the Instagram-worth Ivy on Dawson Street, partake in Michelin-star French dining at L’Ecrivain or take your pick of street food favourites such as South William Street’s The Ramen Bar. Classic pubs, including Davy Byrne’s (made famous by James Joyce) line the streets of Dublin 2 and St Stephen’s Green, one of Dublin’s most famous landmarks offers beautiful green space, waterscapes and tree-lined paths in the heart of the city.
Even in the midst of the urban bustle, Dublin 2 offers prime educational opportunities. Loreto College and The Institute are both located just off St Stephen’s Green, and a number of primary schools are in the vicinity. Trinity College is, of course, a sprawling educational estate home to the famous Book of Kells. Cultural institutions are plenty in Dublin 2 and include Leinster House, the National History Museum, the National Gallery of Ireland and Dublin Castle.
A variety of residential property is available throughout the postcode for buyers looking to settle down in the midst of everything Dublin has to offer. Towards Pearse Street, period homes and townhouses are listed frequently on the market. Closer to St Stephen’s Green and Temple Bar, enjoy pied-á-terre living in city centre apartments, both historic refurbishments and modern units.
- St Stephen’s Green
- Merrion Square
- Grafton Street
- Leinster House
- National Museum of Ireland
- National Gallery of Ireland
- St Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre
- Brown Thomas
- Royal College of Surgeons
- Green line (Brides Glen/Broombridge) at St Stephen’s Green
- 11 – Wadelai Park to Sandyford Business District
- 46A – Phoenix Park to Dun Laoghaire
- 145 – Heuston Rail Station to Balywaltrim
- 39A – UCD Belfield to Ongar
- At Pearse Street and Tara Street (Howth/Greystones)