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Dublin, Ireland

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Theatres & Cinemas
City Hall
The National Gallery
The Dead Zoo
St Thomas' Church of Ireland
Views of Dublin c1810
Wesley College
Custom House
King's Inns
St George's Church, Hardwicke Place
Cork Street
Kevin Street
North King Street
Asylums
Colourised Photographs and Postcards
The Liberties
River Liffey, Bridges and Quays
St Stephen's Green
Fitzwilliam Square
Merrion Square
Aungier Street and St Peter's Church
Dame Street
Sackville Street/O'Connell Street
Kilmainham

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The Dublin Artisans Dwellings Company Concrete Yard, Government Loans, Shut The Door, Central Square, Street House, World War One, Red Bricks, Back Doors, Water Supply

The Dublin Artisans Dwellings Company

The Dublin Artisans Dwellings Company was established in 1876 by a group of investors as a semi-philanthropic private venture to provide quality housing for the city’s working class who lived in ap…

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The Four Courts Marshalsea Debtors Prison

About one-third of the prison population in early nineteenth-century Ireland was made up of persons imprisoned by their creditors for debt. In 1818, 13,000 people were sent to prison with 6,600 bei…

Rutland Square Historical Maps, Taj Mahal, The Past, Old Things, Art Prints, History, Nature, Dublin Ireland, Pictures

Rutland Square

Rutland Square (now Parnell Square) is the oldest Georgian square in Dublin. In 1748, Surgeon Bartholemew Mosse leased a four-acre and one rood plot described as ‘a piece of waste ground, with a po…

The Westmoreland Lock Hospital Ireland Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Dublin Map, Dublin City, Dublin Street, Old Hospital, St Margaret, Architecture

The Westmoreland Lock Hospital

Dublin’s Westmoreland Lock Hospital was established in 1755 by George Doyle for the treatment of venereal diseases. During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, many hospitals would not admit pa…

Dublin's Coal Holes and Coal Cellars Dublin, Ireland, Brick, Irish, Bricks

Dublin’s Coal Holes and Coal Cellars

Coal cellars are a common feature of Georgian and Victorian era houses. They were built with a brick vaulted roof under the footpath and accessible via the servants’ hall in the basement of the hou…

Jonathan Swift Anglo-Irish writer born in Dublin. Swift was a prominent satirist, essayist and author. Notable works include Gulliver’s Travels, A Modest Proposal and A Tale of a Tub. He was also Dean of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin Easy Listening, Jonathan Swift Quotes, Guillermo Tell, Modest Proposal, Gulliver's Travels, Essayist, Friedrich Nietzsche, Satire, Famous People

St Patrick’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

St Patrick’s Hospital was the first psychiatric hospital to be built in Ireland and one of the very first in the world. Its foundation was brought about by the will of Jonathan Swift, satirist, ess…

A short history of Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin, Ireland Georgian Buildings, Dublin House, Photo Engraving, Cliffs Of Moher, Dublin Ireland, Most Visited, British Isles, Old Photos, Future House

Fitzwilliam Square

Fitzwilliam Square is a Georgian garden square named after the Fitzwilliam family, Earls of Merrion, who urbanised the land as part of their great estate on the south side of the River Liffey in Du…

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The Great Snow of January 1881

2018 has been a year of weather extremes in Ireland. As well as a heatwave in July, Dublin had two ‘snow events’ in February and March 2018. The first was the ‘Beast From The East’ and it was follo…

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Merrion Square

Merrion Square is one of Dublin’s finest Georgian squares. Three sides are lined with red brick townhouses, while the fourth side faces Government Buildings, the Natural History Museum, Leins…

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The Liberties of Dublin

The Liberties is an area in Dublin, Ireland, located to the southwest of the city centre, and is one of Dublin's most historic districts. In the 12th century, King Henry II of England ordered the Abbey of St Thomas the Martyr to be built on a site close to where St Catherine’s Church on Thomas…

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City Hall

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The Dead Zoo

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St Thomas' Church of Ireland

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Views of Dublin c1810

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Wesley College

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Custom House

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King's Inns

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St George's Church, Hardwicke Place

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Cork Street

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Kevin Street

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North King Street

Asylums

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Colourised Photographs and Postcards

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The Liberties

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River Liffey, Bridges and Quays

St Stephen's Green

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Fitzwilliam Square

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Merrion Square

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Aungier Street and St Peter's Church

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Dame Street

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Sackville Street/O'Connell Street

Kilmainham

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Mount Jerome Cemetery, Dublin

Since 1836 more than 300,000 burials are held in Mount Jerome Cemetery. It has one of the finest collections of Victorian memorials, tombs, vaults and crypts in Ireland. Visit the Mount Jerome Cemetery and the gravestone memorial markers of Jack Yeats, John Synge, William Wilde (Oscar Wilde's father), Arthur Guinness, and Richard Griffiths (of the Griffiths Evaluation), as well as many other historic and family burial sites. The website link above includes a map is that will show you…

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A fruit and vegetable seller outside St Stephen’s Green, Dublin, c.1887, (pre Fusiliers’ arch, which was erected between 1906 and 1907). Image courtesy of Don Doyle. #streettraders Saint Stephen, Fruits And Vegetables, Dublin, Ireland, The Outsiders, Saints, Arch, Green, Image

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“A fruit and vegetable seller outside St Stephen’s Green, Dublin, c.1887, (pre Fusiliers’ arch, which was erected between 1906 and 1907). Image courtesy of Don Doyle. #streettraders”

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The Coombe Hospital

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The Dublin Artisans Dwellings Company Concrete Yard, Government Loans, Shut The Door, Central Square, Street House, World War One, Red Bricks, Back Doors, Water Supply

The Dublin Artisans Dwellings Company

The Dublin Artisans Dwellings Company was established in 1876 by a group of investors as a semi-philanthropic private venture to provide quality housing for the city’s working class who lived in ap…