Green Street Court House

Green Street Court House, Dublin, is the home of the Special Criminal Court.

It was built in 1797 on the site of the old Newgate Gaol . The architect is believed to be Whitmore Davis. The building was remodelled between 1837 and 1842 by Michael Semple. There was a roal visit in 1849 It was the venue of famous trials such as Wolfe Tone, Robert Emmett in 1803 , John Mitchel in 1848 and the Fenians. kidnaping

Reference

* The Buildings of ireland, Dublin, Christine Casey, Yale University press 2005,ISBN 0-300-10923-7,

External links

* [http://www.irish-architecture.com/buildings_ireland/dublin/northcity/north_king_street/green_street/greenstreet_courthouse.html Court House pictures on Irish Architecture website]
* Robert Emmett, [http://64.233.183.104/search?q=cache:6wF5LSEOFYoJ:homepage.eircom.net/~seanjmurphy/irhismys/emmet.htm+green+street+courthouse&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=8&gl=ie]
* Reconstruction of trial of Robert Kelly 1871, [http://64.233.183.104/search?q=cache:aQWCy6pWohsJ:www.irishplayography.com/search/play.asp%3Fplay_id%3D1907+green+street+courthouse&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=7&gl=ie]
* Excavations King Street/King Street, [http://64.233.183.104/search?q=cache:2-dKUWSX7sYJ:www.excavations.ie/Pages/Details.php%3FYear%3D%26County%3DDublin%26id%3D212+green+street+courthouse&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=28&gl=ie]


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