In Dublin, Portobello is an area stretching westwards from South Richmond Street as far as Upper Clanbrassil Street bordered on the north by the South Circular Road and on the south by the Grand Canal.
Portobello came into existence as a small suburb south of the city of Dublin in the 18th century, centred around Richmond St. During the following century it was completely developed, transforming an area of private estates and farmland into solid Victorian red-bricked living quarters for the middle classes , and terraced housing bordering the canal for the working classes.
As a fast-expanding suburb during the 19th century Portobello attracted many upwardly-mobile families whose members went on to play important roles in politics, the arts and the sciences. Towards the end of the century came an influx of Jews, refugees from pogroms in Eastern Europe, which gave the name "Little Jerusalem" to the area.
It is in the postal district of Dublin 8. It is in the local government electoral area of Dublin South East Inner City and the DÃ¡il Constituency of Dublin SouthâEast.
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33 Richmond Street South, Dublin 2
Overlooking the Grand Canal, the Portobello Hotel is less than a 10-minute walk from St Stephen's Green. It offers spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi, a fine restaurant and a nightclub.
3 Emor Street South Circular road Dublin 8, Dublin, Co. Dublin
Doheny House B&B offers accommodation in Dublin. Doheny House B&B features free WiFi throughout the property. A flat-screen TV with cable channels is featured. St. Patrick's Cathedral is 800 metres from Doheny House B&B, while St.
77 South Circular Road, Dublin, Co. Dublin
An 8-minute drive from the centre of Dublin and a 30-minute drive from the airport, Portobello B&B lies 5 minutes’ walk from the birthplace of George Bernard Shaw.
26 Aungier Street, Dublin, Co. Dublin
City centre apartment next to public park offers accommodation in Dublin, 300 metres from Gaiety Theatre and 400 metres from Dublin Castle. The unit is 400 metres from St. Patrick's Cathedral. Free WiFi is featured throughout the property.
Clanbrassil Terrace, Dublin, Co. Dublin
Located in Dublin, Dublin Central Apartment offers self-catering accommodation with free WiFi. Guests benefit from balcony. Towels and bed linen are provided in this self-catering accommodation. St.
Fernley Court Long Lane, Dublin, Co. Dublin
Fernley Court offers accommodation in Dublin. The unit is 400 metres from St. Patrick's Cathedral. Free WiFi is featured . There is a seating area and a kitchen. Towels and bed linen are available at Fernley Court.
Pleasants Place, Dublin, Co. Dublin
Luxury Rental Dublin Pleasants Place offers accommodation in Dublin, 600 metres from St. Stephen's Green. Guests benefit from terrace. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property.
Shaw Court, Synge Place, Dublin, Co. Dublin
Situated in Dublin, this apartment features a garden with a terrace. The property features views of the garden and is 800 metres from St. Stephen's Green. Free private parking is available on site.