The Iveagh Trust’s Museum Flat - Open House Dublin 2023
Building Tour

The Iveagh Trust’s Museum Flat

Messrs. Joseph and Smithem of London, assisted by Messrs. Kaye, Parry & Ross, an eminent Dublin firm.
Block B, The Iveagh Trust Museum Flat / Nellie's Flat, Patrick Street, Dublin
Tour Dates & Times
  • Saturday 15 October:
  • 10am – 5pm
Interior view of living room with upright piano on the centre. The walls are covered with wallpaper with yellow flowers and portraits

3B Patrick Street – or Nellie’s flat – as it is affectionately known, remains largely unchanged since it was let to the Molloy family in June 1915.

The flat is the only dwelling in the Iveagh Trust’s Bull Alley complex that remains in its original condition. The Bull Alley estate itself is an important part of the architectural and social fabric of Dublin and one of the earliest examples of purpose-built social housing in Ireland, the vision of the Iveagh Trust’s founder, Edward Cecil Guinness.

As the flat is located in a residential complex and not open to the public, this is a rare opportunity to look beyond its hall door and step back over 100 years.


Meeting Point: Outside B Block, The Iveagh Trust, Patrick Street, Dublin 8.

Drop-in tour. No booking required.

Accessibility Information

Access to the building is through a flight of steps.

No wheelchair access.

Photography Credit
© Eugene Langan Photography




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