Episode #03 Merlo Kelly on Georgian Dublin

Architectural historian Merlo Kelly relates the story of Georgian Dublin.

Who were the developers? Who bought these houses? And what explains their slow demise over the centuries?

The leading authority on the history of the north side of the city in this period, Merlo Kelly puts these elegant buildings and streets in their social, aesthetic and political context.

Gardiner Place

Staircase in 12 Henrietta Street

Sackville Street, 1913

Plasterwork, 20 Dominick Street

North Cumberland Street, 1913




At upper left is the Royal Circus, which was never built.