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ST. DOULOUGH's or DOOLAGH's a village in the parish of Belgriffin, Coolock barony, Dublin county, seven and three quarter miles N.E. from the General Post Office, Dublin, comprising an area of twelve acres. Population 143, inhabiting 25 houses. It is situated on the road to Malahide.

The principal object of attraction at this place is the old Church, which antiquaries widely differ in fixing its origin. Dr. Ledwich will have it that it was built by the Ostmen or Danes in the eleventh century; while others maintain that it was coeval with Cormac's Chapel on the Rock of Cashel, built before 901. It is a curious stone-roofed building, 48 feet long and 18 feet wide and is well worth examining. Nearly adjoining the above is the parish Church, a neat modern structure The scenery around is pleasingly varied by sea and mountain views.

The mail from Dublin arrives at 30 minutes past 9, A.m., and is despatched at 30 minutes past 3, P.M.

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