Aungier Street

Aungier Street

In Brief

Bloom has purchased the roller blind in his bedroom window from "Frank O'Hara, window blind, curtain pole and revolving shutter manufacturer, 16 Aungier street."

Read More

Aungier Street lies in the south part of the inner city, about a quarter of a mile west of St. Stephen's Green. A major thoroughfare, it was the first planned street in post-medieval Dublin. Francis Aungier laid it out in 1661, about a decade before the construction of St. Stephen's Green.

Plans are currently underway to revitalize this important old street, which has fallen a long way from its 17th and 18th century splendor.

JH 2014
Aungier Street as painted by Flora H. Mitchell in 1966. Source:
A postcard of Aungier Street from the 1920s. Source:
A surviving 17th century building at 21 Aungier Street, nearly across the street from Bloom's window-dressing shop. Source: