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The Red Stables

The red stables in St Anne's Park were built in 1885 by Arthur Edward Guinness, Lord Ardilaun. The stables now house an arts and crafts centre with room for artists, a gallery and a café. Every Saturday there is a food and crafts market in the courtyard.

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Rathmines Town Hall

Rathmines Town Hall, built in 1895 was designed by Irish architect Sir Thomas Drew. Its clock tower is a famous landmark in Rathmines.

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Pearse Street Library

Pearse Street Library was built in 1909. Andrew Carnegie, an American millionaire gave money to help pay for the library. Today there is a public library downstairs and a special study library upstairs. Here you can trace your family tree or look up the history of your area.

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St Andrew's Resource Centre

St Andrew's Resource Centre is located in a lovely Victorian building, which was built in 1895. The Centre provides many services for the community: a job centre, home-help service, kindergarten, homework club, youth office, day-centre for older people and an adult education group.

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Marsh's Library

Marsh's Library was the first public library in Ireland. It was built by Archbishop Narcissus Marsh in 1701.

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Marsh’s Library

Tucked away behind St Patrick’s Cathedral in St Patrick’s Close, and hidden behind a pretty garden and entrance gate, is Marsh’s Library. Read more »

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