Category Archives: County Dublin History

History of Roebuck Castle (updated)

Roebuck Castle c1795 (from Ball’s History of Dublin 1908) ROEBUCK CASTLE A short history from the Anglo-Norman Invasion to the present day. (from details given in 1943 auction brochure) The earliest record of this historic residence dates from as far … Continue reading

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Advert for The Royal Marine Hotel, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

From ‘1913 – Directory of Kingstown (Monkstown, Dalkey & Killiney) and District’ published by Talbot Coall & Son, Auctioneers, Estate Agents, Kingstown. (printed by Corrigan & Wilson, Sackville place Dublin)

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A View from Beggar’s Bush in 1744

from ‘History of County Dublin’ (part 2) by F.E. Ball – 1903, from an engraving drawn by William Jones. (See below for map key which gives names of numbered locations) (Click on image for a full sized version) 1. Ringsend … Continue reading

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1935 Street Index

Added scans of the Map Index from the 1935 Dublin map. See the following link : Dublin Map Index 1935

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Dublin Map from 1935

Added a c1935 Geographia map of Dublin in Google map format, which covers the city, suburbs and parts of the county. see Dublin City Maps and 1935 Dublin Map

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