My Town: Marie Morrissey Talks Dublin Town


Marvellous manager of Retro in George’s Street Arcade, Marie Morrissey, shares her thoughts about Dublin’s fair city


As part of our on-going partnership with DublinTown and Rainbow Mile, we asked the manager of vintage clothes shop, Retro, some questions about Dublin for this month’s issue of GCN.

Retro My town


Hi, Marie! In ten words or less, tell us why do you love doing business in Dublin town?

We’re in the heart of the city and it feels alive.

What’s the most gay-friendly haunt in the city, apart from the scene?

Brother Hubbard and Sister Sadie.

If you could do one thing to improve Dublin, what would it be?

Lower the parking fees.

Who is your favourite Dubliner of all time, dead or alive?

Luke Kelly

Your favourite thing about your street?

It’s bright beautiful and you meet the most interesting characters.

What’s your top-tip for tourists?

Stay in the city and wander the small shops as well as the big ones.



Retro is located in George’s St Arcade, Dublin 2, georgesstreetarcade.ieBrother hubbardDublin-Town Logo

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