The Shelbourne Hotel stands on St. Stephen's Green and has become a landmark synonymous with this area of Dublin.

In 1979 the Shelbourne Hotel featured in the programme 'Dublin - A Personal View'

Éamonn Mac Thomáis takes a stroll around St. Stephen's Green in Dublin and explains the effect it has had on the lives of the citizens through the years.

The Shelbourne Hotel features in the programme with Mac Thomáis standing outside the Dublin hotel relaying stories from writer W.M. Thackeray's 'Irish Sketchbook' in which he describes a stay at the hotel.  

'Dublin - A Personal View' was made for RTÉ by David Shaw Smith, who also made the 'Hands' series.

This episode was first broadcast on 12 June 1979.

Shelbourne Hotel