EPIC DUBLIN -a series of films describing the stories, history and architecture of individual Dublin streets.
Written & Presented by Stephen Wall. Camera & Editing by Eamonn Norris. Production Assistant Kevin Condon.
In our first film in the ‘Epic Dublin’ series, I look at the architecture and history of Henrietta Street, once Dublin’s grandest street, later to become predominantly tenements and now enjoying a belated renaissance.
This epiosode tells the story of beautiful Merrion Square, including its famous residents from Oscar Wilde to W.B. Yeats.
In this episode I tell about the history and buildings of lively Parliament Street, one of Dublin’s most satisfying urban experiences.
Learn about the museums, galleries, theatres and personalities of Parnell Square in this episode, and the fascinating part Parnell Square had to play in the life of Orson Welles.
I learn about the fascinating history and architecture of Thomas Street, in Dublin’s Liberties.
In this episode, I explore the hidden gems of Temple Bar, and find out the story behind Dublin’s liveliest neighbourhood.
St. Stephen’s Green
Here i take a walk in and around Dublin’s beautiful Saint Stephen’s Green.
Dublin’s Kildare Street contains some wonderful and unexpected architecture, from the 18th century Leinster House, to the high Victorian National Museum and Libarary, and the Georgian Revival Department of Transport building. Industry and Commerce, with Art Deco details.
O’Connell Street Part 1
I explore the varied history of Dublin’s main thoroughfare, inlcuding the part it played in the 1916 Rising.
O’Connell Street Part 2
Here I exploere the architecture of Dublin’s main street, including the centrepiece of the street, the General Post Office.