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The Southside
Informal region (Dublin, south of the Liffey)
Temple Bar
Country Ireland
County Dublin
City Dublin
Georgian Dublin. Merrion Square - panoramio
Georgian buildings on Merrion Square. Traditionally, these townhouses were the city homes of the aristocracy during the social season.
Davenport (Merrion Hall), Merrion Street
The Davenport Hotel near Merrion Square in the city's D2 district.

The Southside (Irish: Taobh Ó Dheas) is the part of Dublin city that lies south of the River Liffey. It is an informal but commonly used term. In comparison to the city's Northside, it has historically been regarded as wealthier and more privileged, with several notable exceptions. (Malahide, one of the wealthiest areas in Ireland, is on the Northside, for example.)

Areas of the Southside

The Southside includes Dublin city centre south of the Liffey, including Grafton Street and other notable streets, and also inner city areas such as The Liberties / The Coombe and Temple Bar.

Beyond the city centre, the Southside (in the geographical sense) includes the districts named here, most of the names being old, though many were until recent times rural townlands:

Notable Southsiders

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See also

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