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IFSC Custom House Quay North Dock, Dublin 1, Ireland
Custom House QuayIEDublinDublin 1
+353 1 673 6054chq.ie
Shopping MallToday 10AM–6PM
Saturday 10AM–6PMSunday 12–6PMMonday 7AM–7PMTuesday 7AM–7PMWednesday 7AM–7PMThursday 7AM–7PMFriday 7AM–7PM
A location like no other building in Dublin, The chq Building overlooks the River Liffey and George’s Dock. The chq Building is a grade one listed building situated within the heart of the city’s bustling International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) in the Docklands. Formerly known as Stack A, it was built in 1820 as a wine and tobacco warehouse with vaults beneath to store wine. Formerly known as Stack A, the building was made famous when it hosted the Crimean War Banquet in 1856 celebrating the return of 3,000 Irish soldiers. The building has been magnificently restored and revamped.
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Tony Reilly
2 weeks ago
Lovely building with some decent sellers. See some of my other reviews for retailers in the CHQ building. They do house the Dog Patch Labs which is a great startup incubator.
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Filippo Borin
a month ago
Nice shopping centre with a lot of nice place where you can eat or drink. It's growing a lot. Ely brasserie is good for lunch, dinner or just a beer with friends or colleagues
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Diane Caden
a month ago
I actually love CHQ as a boutique shopping centre experience but I hate it's opening times and the fact that they often have many entrances closed between 8am and 9am when I use it as a shortcut and a place to grab a takeaway coffee. It has a really good value organic supermarket.
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John Reilly
a month ago
Great place to work and grab some food with friends. Nice to see such a historic building be so well maintained.
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Angela Sweet
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Loads of good shops, food, and Coffee! Close to Conolly station and the river Liffey. Nice atmosphere.
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Marcin Jski
3 months ago
What a perfect timing for visiting. I used to be there quite often, but since I moved out of Dublin I really need good reason to go there. One popped up recently, and gosh, I really enjoyed it. I visited wine shop to get descent Croatian wine, there was hair display (and I mean rabbits), and almost no people, so my little boy could run all the time.
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Derek Reilly
a month ago
A really cool building. Some shared office spaces (Dog Patch Labs) and a lot of food offerings both inside and out. Is the new home of the "Epic" tourist attraction which is opening this weekend and I am looking forward to visiting. A €12 million investment in it, the same compnay that developed the Titanic experience in Belfast all adds up to hopefully a great place to spend the afternoon.
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Jean-Francois Yonet
4 weeks ago
Vous sélection of coffee shops and super clean public toilet

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Tomorrow is the day..

And we couldn't be more excited! World Press Photo opens Friday 17th.
World Press Photo is universally recognized as the world’s leading international contest for photojournalists. The exhibition is a showcase for creativity in photojournalism and a platform for developments in the profession.

See what it takes to set up the exhibition!
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Take the Luas to World Press Photo 2014

Luas is the best way to get to the World Press Photo Exhibition as George’s Dock Luas Stop on the Red Line is located beside The chq Building.

See more -> worldpressphoto.ie/location.html
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We're very excited to be part of Science Week this year!

Come along to The chq Building and join Happenings for three very special screenings as part of science week, Particle Fever, Moneyball and The Man in the White Suit from November 13-15th.

Get your tickets here --> https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/smashing-science-the-chq-building-tickets-13387659851
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The chq Building hosted the Crimean War Banquet in 1856.

Three thousand six hundred and thirty eight bearded and battle-hardened Crimean War veterans marched into the tobacco warehouse known as Stack A, or The chq Building, on Dublin’s Custom House Quay. 

Lord Mayor Farrell was of the opinion that Ireland’s Crimean veterans should be celebrated as heroes. On 19th August 1856, he began a subscription campaign for a massive banquet for 4000 soldiers.The campaign proved enormously popular. Within weeks, there was a budget of £3,588 to green light the banquet.
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Built in 1820, The chq Building's original purpose was to store considerable, and valuable, cargos of tobacco, tea and spirits. Tobacco and tea were kept in separate compartments above ground and Wine and spirit casks were stored in extensive vaults below.
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