Get Inspired / Europe / Ireland Markets, Bustle and Banter on Dublin’s Moore Street Credit: Universal Pictures Share on email Print this article Share on Facebook Get Inspired / Europe / Ireland Markets, Bustle and Banter on Dublin’s Moore Street story by: Mike Williams More to Moore Street than Mrs Brown Look past the irrepressible characters and manic adventures of the 2014 film Mrs. Brown's Boys D'Movie and you’ll be intrigued by its rich, quintessential ‘old Dublin’ backdrop of Moore Street. Dublin teems with opportunities to experience its charismatic culture and stirring beauty, not to mention relics from Ireland’s storied past and legacies from its time as the Celtic tiger. However, it’s the charm, friendliness and bustle of its people that makes Dublin great, and there’s no better embodiment of that, than the Moore Street market. Moore Street is a historical landmark in itself, as it was occupied by members of the Irish Volunteers during the 1916 Easter Rising, a key moment in Irish history. Today, locals affectionately associate Moore Street as the home of the oldest fruit and veg market in Dublin and its boisterous traders. Full of banter and heavy accents, the market vendors are often descended from a long line of merchant traders. Watch fruit, vegetables, flowers and knick-knacks get delivered by horse drawn cart and listen to witty sales pitches passed down through the generations. Agnes Brown, the lively and nosy matriarch of the Brown family, is a fictional stall holder at the Moore Street market. Mrs Brown was created and is portrayed by comedian Brendan O'Carroll, who has brought the comedic character to life on stage shows, a sitcom and now a movie. Mrs. Brown's Boys D'Movie, filmed on location in Dublin, sees Mrs Brown take on a corrupt Russian businessman, who is trying to convert her family's stall into a shopping centre. As well as the Moore Street market, look out for other Dublin icons such as The Customs House and Dublin quays. Dubliners are looking to secure the Moore Street’s status as a historic landmark and protect it from potentially harmful developments. Just like Mrs Brown, the passionate locals won’t let anything happen to the market without a fight, but you’d better call in for a visit as soon as possible, just in case. Moore Street is an engaging, distinctive and stimulating daytime experience in the heart of Dublin. You’ll find it north of the River Liffey, just a few minutes away from the Spire. > Click here for Cheap Flights to the UK and Europe or HOT Ireland Holiday Deals Enquire Now First name* Last name* Email* Phone How can we help? My preferred House of Travel Store* Select Outlet Auckland Albany: Auckland North Botany Junction: Auckland South Browns Bay: Auckland North Devonport: Auckland North Ellerslie: Auckland Central Hobsonville: Auckland West Howick: Auckland East Milford: Auckland North New Lynn: LynnMall Auckland West Newmarket: Auckland Central Orewa: Auckland North Parnell: Auckland Central Ponsonby: Auckland Central Remuera: Auckland Central St Heliers: Auckland East Takanini: Auckland South Takapuna: Auckland North Whangaparaoa: Auckland North Bay of Plenty Mt Maunganui Papamoa Rotorua Taupo Tauranga CBD the Crossing Canterbury Ashburton Barrington: Christchurch South Christchurch City: Christchurch Central Ferrymead: Christchurch East High Street Lanes: Christchurch Central Hornby: Christchurch West Merivale: Christchurch Central Northlands: Papanui Christchurch North Rangiora Riccarton: Christchurch Central Shirley: Christchurch North Timaru Upper Riccarton: Christchurch West Hawke's Bay / Gisborne Havelock North Jenny Nilsson: Hastings Nelson / Marlborough Blenheim Motueka Nelson Richmond Northland Kerikeri: Northland Whangarei: Northland Otago / Southland Alexandra Balclutha Dunedin Lakers Gore Lakers Invercargill Oamaru Wanaka Taranaki / Manawatu Broadway: Palmerston North New Plymouth Stephen Parsons: Palmerston North Wanganui Waikato Calder & Lawson: Hamilton East Cambridge Coromandel: Whangamata Hamilton: Hamilton Central Matamata Morrinsville Taupo Te Awamutu Wellington / Wairarapa Featherston Street CBD: Wellington City Hunter St CBD: Wellington City Johnsonville: Wellington North Kapiti Coast: Paraparaumu Lower Hutt: Wellington North Masterton West Coast Greymouth Hokitika Westport I would like to receive email updates on the latest HOT holiday deals HOT Privacy Statement * required fields Similar Journeys Add or remove from Wishlist Insiders guide to Ireland & Northern Ireland Read more Add or remove from Wishlist Insight Vacations Read more Done this? Tell your friends about it.