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Extracts from Topographical Dictionary of Ireland 1810 – Rathdown

Topographical Dictionary of Ireland by Nicholas Carlisle, published 1810 BOOTER’S-TOWN, in the Barony of Half Rathdown, Co. of DUBLIN, and Province of Leinster. It is 3 1/4 m. S. E. from Dublin. It is a pleasant village, situate on the … Continue reading

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Street Listings in Thom’s Dublin Directories

The Street listings included in Thom’s Dublin Directory can provide interesting details about the area your ancestors lived, for example neighbours, the types of businesses present on the same street, prominent  buildings and Churches nearby, and may help narrow down … Continue reading

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Irish Directories’ Database

Added a new Irish Directories’ Database, in collaboration with Joe Buggy, an Irish genealogist (and blogger) based in Washington. The database currently contains over 600 links to online directories from many websites, on both free and subscription sites. Links are … Continue reading

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Navan, Co. Meath – Pigots Directory 1824

Navan is an extensive market and post town in the county of Meath, 23 miles north west of Dublin, 8 east of Kells, 7 north east of Dublin, and 13 south west of Drogheda. The river Boyne, joined by a … Continue reading

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Roscommon town, Co. Roscommon – Pigots Directory 1824

Roscommon – the county town of the same name, is 68 miles west of Dublin, 15 north west of Athlone, 20 south of Boyle, 11 south of Strokestown, and 14 south east of Castlerea. The improvements made within the last … Continue reading

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