Market History

A Journey Through Ireland’s Market History

Discover the vibrant and storied history of Irish markets with us!

From the spirited Traders Protest that blocked O’Connell Street traffic in 1985, to the significant redevelopment of Cork Market in 1973, each event paints a vivid picture of the resilience and dynamism of our market communities. Dive into the charming legacy of Donnybrook Fair, and take a nostalgic trip to Dublin’s Dandelion Market in the 1970s, where the unique culture and bustling energy of market life come to life. 

Join us as we explore these remarkable milestones in Ireland’s rich market heritage.