Lord Mayor of Dublin invites everyone to visit the Mansion House

To commemorate the first meeting of Dáil Éireann in the Mansion House one hundred years ago on the 21st January, 1919, the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Nial Ring is inviting everyone to visit the Mansion House, Dawson Street, to see where this historic event took place.

Over three days, from the 18th – 20th January, the public are invited to walk through the House and see the rooms where many significant meetings and decisions were made, and view the rooms where the public meetings and private sessions of the Dáil were held.

Dublin City Council’s Historians in Residence will be there to talk about the Dáil and answer your questions and there will a new exhibition titled “The Mansion House: Rebellion & Democracy” on display with other memorabilia.

You will also be able to view the Round Room (Friday and Saturday only) take a selfie with the Lord Mayor’s coach (Saturday only) and pick up a free souvenir pin and a special First Dáil commemorative booklet.

The public open days are FREE and all are welcome on a first come, first served basis.