Harcourt Street

Harcourt Street is a street located in Dublin City, Ireland. It is little over 0.6 kilometres (0.37 mi) in length with its northerly start at the south-east corner of St Stephen's Green and terminates in the south at the point where Adelaide road becomes Harcourt Road.

Harcourt Street
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Harcourt St Luas stop outside the old railway station
Harcourt Street is located in Central Dublin
Harcourt Street
Native nameSráid Fhearchair  (Irish)
NamesakeSimon Harcourt, 1st Earl Harcourt
Length600 m (2,000 ft)
Width21 metres (69 ft)
LocationDublin, Ireland
Postal codeD02
Coordinates53°20′07″N 6°15′48″W / 53.335413°N 6.263325°W / 53.335413; -6.263325Coordinates: 53°20′07″N 6°15′48″W / 53.335413°N 6.263325°W / 53.335413; -6.263325
north endSt. Stephen's Green (southwest corner), Cuffe Street
south endAdelaide Road, Harcourt Road
Known fornightclubs

As of 2018 the road is overlaid with a LUAS tram line and traffic is single direction only outwards from the intersection with Charlotte Way. There is a LUAS stop outside the old railway terminus towards the south end of the street.

Unionist politician Edward Carson was raised here and there is a plaque located at the house where he lived. John Scott, 1st Earl of Clonmell lived on the street also.[1]

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