Arthur Guinness Son & Co., founded 1756, produces a dark stout beer (a type of porter), known widely as Guinness. The first use of the word stout about beer was the Stout-Porter brewed by Guinness of Ireland in 1820, although Guinness had been brewing porters and ales since 1759, initially in Leixlip, but later at the St. James's Gate Brewery, Dublin, Ireland since 1759, when Arthur Guinnes...
One of the landmarks of Dublin with its large drum and shallow dome, and visible all along the Liffey, the Four Courts derives its names from the four divisions that traditionally were the judicial system in Ireland. These were: Chancery, King's Bench, Exchequer, and Common Pleas.
Designed by Henry Ussher, Dunsink Observatory was buit from 1783 to 1785. It prides itself on being the oldest scientific institution in Ireland. Today it houses the astronomy section of the School of Cosmic Physics in the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.
This was the first purpose built Parliament House in the world and was constructed at a great time of public confidence in Dublin.The Parliament building was sold to the Bank of Ireland under the condition that it should not be used for political assemblies.