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The Lir Academy is well served by Public transport with Bus, Rail and Dart all within a few minutes from the venue. Situated on Pearse Street at Grand Canal Quay.

Location Map

National Academy of Dramatic Art,

Trinity Technology and Enterprise Campus.

Pearse Street (at Grand Canal Quay),

Dublin 2, Ireland,

D02 HW24


The DART and Irish Rail services provide excellent transport links to the venue. Limited parking is available at the various stations along the route.

The closest DART stations are Grand Canal Dock and Pearse Street Station (both approx 10 mins walk from the theatre) and for intercity rail Connolly Station is approximately 20 mins walk from the theatre.


Luas provide a fast and frequent tram service to within 15 minutes walk of the venue operating from early morning to late evening 7 days a week. For information on Luas services, tickets, operating hours etc. log on to or for a map and live information for the nearest Luas stop, Mayor Square – NCI, log on to

Dublin Bus

Dublin Bus offers a frequent, service to Pearse Street and The Lir. Routes 1, 47, 56A and 77A all operate to either Pearse Street or Grand Canal Dock, which are the closest stops to the venue. The last buses departs at 23.30 hrs, Mon – Sun.

Full timetable details can be found on

Road Routes

Driving from O’Connell Street, go over O’Connell Bridge and onto D’Olier Street. Take a left onto Townsend Street and continue straight onto Hanover Street East. This will bring you onto Macken Street/Cardiff Lane. From here turn left onto Pearse Street and The Lir is situated just before the bridge on the right hand side.