Bounded by Mary's Lane, St. Michan's Street, Arran Street East and Chancery Street. According to the Dublin Post the Victorian Fruit and Vegetable Market has been rented out to a construction company for storage purposes for €600 per week for the past 16 months.
Unfortunately plans get changed at short notice because of Covid-19. Back in October it was announced that Dublin's historic Fruit and Vegetable Market would reopen its doors for a new Christmas festival. The festival was due to begin on December 4th and feature food stalls, a gifts and crafts village, performances from artists, a vintage funfair with a carousel dating back to the 1890s, and a visit from Santa. As you can see from my photographs the festival did not go ahead and from what I could see builders working on the Hilton Hotel were still using the market building as a staging area and warehouse.
The Wholesale Fruit and Vegetable Market is a Victorian era structure built in 1892 by the then Dublin Corporation. It was built as a dedicated market space for local farmers/traders to sell/buy fresh produce. The building is constructed from a variety of materials including redbrick, steel and wood. The inside of the building consists of a large trading floor which can be separated into lots for each trader to operate from. The building can be accessed by a variety of doors decorated with images of produce made of steel. These decorations become more detailed as you get closer to the market’s main entrance.