Temple bar Area is situated on the south bank of the River Liffey in central Dublin. Contrasting the areas neighboring it, Temple Bar has conserved its medieval avenue prototype, with many slender cobblestone streets. It upholds the unique Dublin’s cultural quarter and has a lively nightlife that is well-liked with tourists. It was also the hometown of parliamentarian Henry Grattan. Trained craftsmen and artisans, such as clockmakers and printers, lived and worked around Temple Bar until post-Emergency. It possibly got its name from the Temple family, who lived in the area in the 17th century; Sir William Temple, provost of Trinity College Dublin in 1609, had his house and precincts here.