Smithfield is an area on the Northside of Dublin. Its focal point is a public square, formerly an open market, now officially called Smithfield Plaza, but known locally as Smithfield Square or Smithfield Market.
Notable landmarks include the Old Jameson Whiskey Distillery and the Observation Tower.
Notable businesses include the children’s animation studio Brown Bag Films.
Historically, Smithfield was a suburb of Oxmantown and lay within the civil parish of St. Paul’s. Smithfield, roughly incorporates the area bounded by the River Liffey to the south, Bow Street to the east, Queen Street to the west, and North Brunswick street in the suburb of Grangegorman to the north.