ARTANE a village and parish in Coolock barony, Dublin county three miles N. from the General Post Office Dublin, comprising an area of 954 acres. Population, 367. The village is on the road to Malahide.
The parish anciently called "Tartaine," for centuries formed part of the estate of the Hollywood family and the castle or Artane likewise belonged to that of the Donnellans, where it is said Archbishop Allen, in 1533 was murdered for his dislike to the Geraldines. The ruins were taken down in 1815, and on its site Artane House was erected.
The mail from Dublin arrives 30 min. past 9, A.M., and is despatched at 3, P.M.