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Portobello, Co. Dublin

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 Dáil Constituency of Dublin South–East.
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Bus to Portobello

  • Dublin Bus's Nitelink services provide the following late-night bus services to Portobello:
    • 15N:
      • Kiltipper Way
    • 49N:
      • Mayberry Road
  • Dublin Bus provide an extensive local bus service to Dublin City and its suburbs and surrounds. The following Dublin Bus routes serve Portobello:
    • 122:
      • Ashington Gardens - Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children
      • Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children - Ashington Gardens
    • 140:
      • Dartry Road - St. Margaret's Rd
      • St. Margaret's Rd - Dartry Road
    • 142:
      • University College Dublin - Wendell Avenue
      • Wendell Avenue - University College Dublin
    • 14:
      • Castle View - Kilmore Road
      • Kilmore Road - Castle View
    • 14C:
      • Castle View - Liberty Hall
      • Kilmore Road - D'Olier Street Junction Burgh Quay (Stop
    • 15:
      • Hunter's Avenue - Main Street
      • Main Street - Hunter's Avenue
    • 15A:
      • Barrow Street - Limekiln Road
      • Limekiln Road - Sir John Rogerson's Qy
    • 15B:
      • Sir John Rogerson's Qy - Stocking Avenue Opposite Dalriada Estate
      • Stocking Avenue Opposite Dalriada Estate - Sir John Rogerson's Qy
    • 16:
      • Kingston - Terminals 1 and 2
      • Terminals 1 and 2 - Kingston
    • 16C:
      • Kingston - St. Martin's Chapel
      • Terminals 1 and 2 - Cathedral Street
    • 44:
      • The Helix - Town Hall
      • Town Hall - The Helix
    • 61:
      • Liberty Hall - Rockbrook
      • Rockbrook - Liberty Hall
    • 65:
      • Luke Street - Valleymount Road
      • Valleymount Road - Luke Street
    • 65B:
      • Bianconi Avenue - Luke Street
      • Luke Street - Bianconi Avenue
    • 68:
      • Business Park - Hawkins St
      • Hawkins St - Business Park
    • 68A:
      • Hawkins St - Luby Road
      • Luby Road - Hawkins St
    • 83:
      • Bus Garage - Stannaway Court
      • Stannaway Court - Bus Garage
    • 83A:
      • Bus Garage - Stannaway Court
      • Stannaway Court - Bus Garage
    • 9:
      • Charlestown - Greenhills College
      • Greenhills College - Charlestown
  • Bus routes operated by Bus ireann:
    • 126:
      • Dublin (DCU) - Kildare (Boyles)
      • Kildare (Opp Boyles) - Dublin (Belfield)

Hotels in Portobello

Portobello Hotel Portobello Hotel

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.

Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Portobello

Doheny House B&B Doheny House B&B

3 Emor Street South Circular road Dublin 8, Dublin, Co. Dublin
Doheny House B&B offers accommodation in Dublin. All rooms are fitted with a flat-screen TV. Rooms have a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hairdryer. Doheny House B&B features free WiFi throughout the property.

Portobello B&B Portobello B&B

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.

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Pubs & Nightlife

Portobello Pubs and Nightlife: An essential part of Ireland's social life and a must for every visitor.

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