Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation

1938-1942 /
23 Kildare St, Dublin 2
Saturday, 11am—5pm
Photo: Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation
Photo: Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation

Following an architectural competition held in 1935, J.R. Boyd Barrett was selected to design the building for the then Department of Industry and Commerce. For over 70 years it remained the only bespoke government department headquarters building in the country. Today the building accommodates staff of the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation and, the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. The two main keystones as well as the two courtyard keystones, and other significant panels were sculpted by Gabriel Hayes.

First Come Basis

Just show up and look out for Open House Dublin Volunteers.

Notes

  • Wheelchair Accessible.
  • Suitable for Children

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