Thursday 29 September 2016

Ballsbridge Revisited: The Reinvention of Dublin Four

Only in this weekend's LIFE Magazine

Published 16/07/2015 | 12:00

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First, it was a bohemian stomping-ground for writers, including Patrick Kavanagh and Brendan Behan.

Later on, it settled into discreet, middle-class suburbia, home to low-key , old-money solicit ors and bankers, as well as the occasional ostentatious property developer.

These days, says Emily Hourican  Dublin 4 is reinvigorated by artisan cafes, pubs serving craft beer, techie types, rugby players in tight T-shirts, and a hint of higher consciousness.

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