Nellies Flat - Open House Dublin 2024

Nellies Flat

The Iveagh Trust, Bull Alley Street, Dublin

Dates & Times
  • Saturday 14th October:
  • 9am – 10.30am (open doors)
  • 11am – 4pm (open doors)
Tour type
  • Building Tour

Visit Nellies Flat at Iveagh Trust Museum Flat

Flat 3B, Bull Alley Estate on Patrick Street is a cosy flat comprising a living room and two bedrooms. It was once home to the Molloy family and built by The Iveagh Trust.

In 1890, Edward Cecil Guinness, the First Earl of Iveagh and grandson of the original Arthur Guinness, provided houses and amenities for working-class people with low incomes in Dublin.

The Iveagh Trust replaced some of the worst slum dwellings in Europe. And, at the time, these new flats were state of the art. Nellie, their daughter, was one of six children. She lived here in this flat from 1915 right up until to 2002. Today, flat 3B is a museum and remains unchanged since the trust first built Bull Alley Estate.

Accessibility Information

One flight of stairs to the start of the tour from the main entrance door.

Photography Credit
© Eugene Langan Photography




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