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. 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.
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 minutesâ walk from the birthplace of George Bernard Shaw.