Government Buildings

Things to do in County Dublin, Ireland - Government Buildings - YourDaysOut
Merrion Street Upper, Dublin, Ireland
Tours take place every Saturday at 10.30 am, 11.30 am, 12.30 pm and 13.30 pm
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The imposing complex of Government Buildings on Upper Merrion Street was undertaken by the British administration in Ireland. It was designed for two new government departments, the Local Government Board and the Department of Agriculture and Technical Instruction, as well as the Royal College of Science, then housed in 51 St Stephen's Green. Fortuitously, the complex was completed in March 1922, and was available immediately to be occupied by the new Irish Free State government. In more recent times, the building has been converted and entirely refurbished to form modern accommodation for a number of departments including the Department of the Taoiseach, the Department of Finance and the Office of the Attorney General.

Access is by guided tour only:

Maximum number: 20

Duration: 40 minutes

Open Saturdays Only: 10.30am - 1.30pm

Tours starting every hour on the half hour.

Free tickets can be collected on the day from the National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square West, Dublin 2, from 10am

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