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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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Dublin City Streets & Parishes – 1830

Updated the page on 1830 Dublin City streets and civil parishes to allow a search of streets by text, in addition to the existing browse by parish option. see : Dublin City Streets & Parishes – 1830

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Travel to Ireland by Ship in 1891

Detailed below the steamer-routes from Great Britain to Ireland, from Part 2 of Ward’s “Thorough Guide” to Ireland of 1891, also see map , which also depicts railway lines. (extract below, full map at the end of this page.) Those … Continue reading

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Dublin to Westport and Achill – 1891

Description of journey, primarily by Rail, in 1891 from Dublin to Westport, with notes of outings to places of interest from Ward’s Travel Guide to Ireland – 1891 (part 2). Additional photos are from separate sources and date from c1900, … Continue reading

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Dublin Castle – 1204 to 1922

Caisleán Bhaile Átha Cliath / Dublin Castle from 13th Century to the 1920s, extract of timeline and plan from booklet published c1940 1204 Mandate for erection of the Castle. 1228 Completion of towers by this date. 1242 Hall to be … Continue reading

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