Smithfield is an area on the northside of Dublin City and has undergone extensive renovation over the last few years. The area used to be an open market known as Smithfield Market. Also in the area is the Old Jameson Whiskey Distillery and an Observation Tower and the Lighthouse Cinema, if you are looking for hotels Smithfield, then the Ashling Hotel is only a short distance away.
The Horse Market is still held here on the first Sunday of every month and provides a reminder in the modern plaza setting of the Smithfield area’s past. The Ashling Hotel Dublin is located close by and is an ideal hotel in Smithfield. The Red Line Luas which runs by the hotel passes to the south Smithfield Square.
The Jameson Family came to Ireland from Scotland in the 1700’s to establish a distillery. You can visit the Jameson Distillery Museum in Smithfield in Dublin to learn all about the history of the famous drink and its association with Ireland throughout the years and currently.
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