Ideally located in the heart of Dublin city centre and one of the most centrally located hotels in the city, Maldron Hotel Parnell Square is the perfect base for exploring Dublin city and the surrounding county. Whether you are visiting Dublin for business or pleasure Maldron Hotel Parnell Square is an excellent choice for any type of break.
About O’Connell Street
Next to the River Liffey in the north of the centre of Dublin, Ireland, you can find the O’Connell Street. It’s the connection with the O’Connell Bridge between the north with Parnell Street and the south divided by Henry Street. Before becoming the large street that we know, It was a narrow street named Drogheda Street in reference to Henry Moore the Earl of Drogheda. During the 18th century the street was expended by the Wide Streets Commission. Its new name was Sackville Street after Lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset. It’s in 1924 that the O’Connell Street got its actual name, in honour to the nationalist leader of the 19th century Daniel O’Connell whose status was built at the lower end of the street, next to the bridge at his name too. This street is plenty of Irish history and count few monuments as well as the O’Connell statue, the union leader James Larkin statue, and the Spire of Dublin. In 1913, took place one of the Dublin lock-out gatherings, in 1916 the Easter Rising but also the Irish Civil war of 1922, in 1966 the destruction of Nelson’s Pillar and the Dublin Riots in 2006. To discover this street, you should go to the north side of the River Liffey. So, from the Maldron Hotel Parnell Square you just must runs southwards toward the O’Connell Bridge