Turtle Bunbury

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While it would be remiss of me to leave out the word ‘Google’, or indeed the fantastic archival resources of The Irish Times and The Times, the following manuscripts have been invaluable.


Adams, R: Protest by Pupils, (Falmer Press, 1991)
Ball, F.E. A history of the county of Dublin (Dublin, 1902)
Beresford Ellis Peter : A History of the Irish Working Class (Pluto Press, 1996)
Blacker, Rev. Beaver H: Sketches of the Parishes of Booterstown and Donnybrook (1860)
Blake, Raymond: In Black and White: A History of Rowing at Trinity College Dublin (Dublin University Press, 1991)
Blayney, Andrew Thomas, Baron, 1770–1834. Sequel to a Narrative of a Forced Journey through Spain and France, as a Prisoner of War in 1810 to 3; Including Observations on the
Present State of Ireland, &c. (London, 1816).
Byrne, Kevin: East Walls Schoolboy Strike 1911 (East Wall Festival Brochure, 1975).
Casey, Christine: ‘Dublin: The City Within the Grand and Royal Canals and the Circular Road’ (Architecture, 2005).
Casey, Christine: The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (Yale University Press, 2005)
Charnock, Richard Stephen: Local Etymology: A Derivative Dictionary of Geographical Names. (Houlston and Wright, 1859)
Clerkin, Pau: Dublin Street Names (Gill & Macmillan, 2001)
Cox, Ronald C: Bindon Blood Stoney – Biography of a Port Engineer (Institution of Engineers of Ireland, 1990).
Cox, Ronald C. & Gould, M.H.: Civil Engineering Heritage: Ireland (Thomas Telford Publishing, London, 1998).
Cox, Ronald C: ‘’John Purser Griffith 1848 - 1938: Grand Old Man of Irish Engineering’ - paper presented on 5th October 1988 to a joint meeting of the Civil Division and the Heritage
Society of the Institution of Engineers of Ireland.
Corcoran, Michael: Our Good Health - A history of Dublin’s water and drainage (Four Court Press, 2005)
Cosgrave, Rev. Dillon: ‘North Dublin’ (1909)
O’Carroll, Derval, & Fitzpatrick, Seán: ‘Hoggers, Lords and Railwaymen - A History of the Custom House Docks, Dublin’ (Custom House Docks Heritage Project, 1996)
D’Alton, J.D: ‘The History of Drogheda: With Its Environs, and an Introductory Memoir of the Dublin and Drogheda Railway’ (J. D’Alton, 1844).
Dawe, Gerald, & Mulreany Michael: The Ogham Stone: An Anthology of Contemporary Ireland (Institute of Public Administration, 2001)
De Courcy, J.W: The Liffey in Dublin (Gill & Macmillan, 1996)
Duncan, Mark, with Eoin Kinsella and Paul Rouse, National College of Ireland _ Past, Present,Future (The Liffey Press, 2007).
Dunton, John: The Dublin Scuffle (1699) with an introduction by Andrew Carpenter (Four Courts Press, 2000).
Fagan, Terry (ed), The Forgotten Women (North Inner City Folklore Project 2008).
Farmar, Tony: Heitons – A Managed Transition (A & A Farmar, 1996)
Ferguson, Paul (ed.): The A to Z of Georgian Dublin: John Roque’s Maps of the City in 1756 and the County in 1760 (Harry Margary, 1998).
Fraser, Murray: John Bull’s Other Homes: State Housing and British Policy in Ireland, 1883-1922 (Liverpool University Press, 1996)
Garnham, Neal: Association football and society in pre-partition Ireland. (Belfast: Ulster Historical Foundation, 2004).
Gately, Alan: Tearaways (Vanguard Press, 2006).
Gilbert, Sir John T: A History of the City of Dublin (Dublin, 1885).
Gilligan, H.A: ‘A History of the Port of Dublin’ (Gill & Macmillan, 1988)
Glin, Knight of, with James Peill, James Fennell, Dara McGrath: Irish Furniture: Woodwork and Carving in Ireland from the Earliest Times to the Act of Union (Yale University Press, 2007)
Grigg, R.: The origins and significance of the school strikes in south Wales, 1911, The Local Historian, vol.33 no.3 (August 2003).
Head, Richard: The English Rogue, Described in the Life of Meriton Latroon, a Witty Extravagant; Being a Compleat History of the Most Eminent Cheats of Both Sexes (Mead & Co, New York, 1928)
Hoare, Sir Charles: Tour in Ireland, Monday, 23rd June, 1806 (W.Miller, 1807)
Hudson, Thomas N: ‘Admiral William Brown - Master of the River Plate’ (Libris, 2004)
Hylton, Raymond: Ireland’s Huguenots and Their Refuge, 1662-1745: An Unlikely Haven (Sussex Academic Press, 2005).
Jefferys, Nathaniel: An Englishman’s Descriptive Account of Dublin (Cadell and Davies, 1810).
Johnson, Norman: The Great Northern Railway (Ireland) In Colour (Colourpoint Books, 2005).
Judges, A. V: Key Writings on Subcultures, 1535-1727: Classics from the Underworld (Routledge, 2002)
Kilfeather, Siobhán Marie, with Terry Eagleton, Dublin: A Cultural History (Oxford University Press US, 2005).
Laffan, Michael: The Resurrection of Ireland: The Sinn Féin Party, 1916-1923 (Cambridge University Press,1999)
Lane, Fintan: The Origins of Modern Irish Socialist, 1881-1896 (Cork University Press, 1997)
Liddy, Pat: Secret Dublin: Lincolnwood, Illinois (Passport Books, 2001)
Madden, Richard Robert: The United Irishmen, Their Lives and Times (J. Madden & co., 1846).
Maddox, Brenda, Barnacle. Nora: The Real Life of Molly Bloom (Houghton Mifflin Books, 2000)
Magennis, Tim: ‘Where are the Barges Now?’(Inis na Mara 2003/2004).
Mangin, Edward: The Parlour Window: Or, Anecdotes (E. Lumley, 1841)
McManus, Ruth: Dublin, 1910-1940: Shaping the City & Suburbs (Four Courts 2000)
M’Cready, Rev. C.T: Dublin Street Names: Dated and Explained. Dublin (Carraig Books, 1892)
McDonald, Frank: The Construction of Dublin (Gandon Editions, 2000)
Moore, Niamh: ‘Dublin Docklands Reinvented - The Post-Industrial Regeneration of a European City Quarter’ (Four Courts Press, 2008)
Murphy, David: ‘Ireland and the Crimean War’ (Four Courts, 2002).
Neary, Bernard, The Candle Factory: Five Hundred Years of Rathbone’s, Master Chandlers (Lilliput, 1999).
O’Brien, Paul, Flexman, Oliver & Dickie, Steven: New Chronica Dublin (Open Mute 2007).
O’Connor, Ulick: A Terrible Beauty is Born (Hamish Hamilton, 1975)
Quinn, Ruairi: Straight Left - A Journey in Politics (Hodder Headline, 2005).
Patterson, EM: The Great Northern Railway (Ireland) (Oakwood Press, 2003).
Pelly, Frank: Founding Father of the Irish Lighthouse Service (F Beam, 2004-2005 edition)
Plunkett, James, Strumpet City (Arrow Books, 1978)
Robins, Joseph: Custom House People (Institute of Public Administration, 1980)
Rolt, LC, Green and Silver (Allen & Unwin,1949),
Ryan, Philip B: The Lost Theatres of Dublin (Badger Press, 1998).
St. Andrew’s Heritage Project, ‘Along the Quays and Cobblestones - Folklore of the South Docks Community’ (Saint Andrew’s Resource Centre, 1992)
St. Andrew’s Heritage Project, ‘Dublin’s Diving Bell – A History’ (Leinster Leader, 2003).
St. Andrew’s Heritage Project, ‘Journeys from the Steyne - An Historical Portrait of the Westland Row / City Quay Community’ (Saint Andrew’s Resource Centre)
Skempton, A.W: A Biographical Dictionary of Civil Engineers in Great Britain and Ireland (Thomas Telford, 2002).
Stone, Norman: Europe Transformed 1878 – 1919 (Fontana Press, 1985)
White, Gerry, O’Shea, Brendan & Younghusband, William: Irish Volunteer Soldier 1913-23 (Osprey Publishing, 2003)
Wright, Rev GN: An Historical Guide to Ancient and Modern Dublin (1st edition).
2008 New Irish Architecture 23, AAI Awards 2008, Gandon Editions, Provosts Stable
O’Donoghue, Jo, Seán McMahon & Maeve Binchy: Brewer’s Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable (Cassell, 2005)
A Social and Natural History of Sandymount, Irishtown and Ringsend (Community Services, 1993)

A Survey of the City Harbour Bay and Environs of Dublin on the same Scale as those of London Paris & Rome / by John Rocque Chorographer to his Majesty with Improvements &
Additions to the Year 1773, by Mr. Bernard Scale. Dublin City Map Dublin: ERA-Maptec Ltd., 1992.
1911 census map. Map showing Boland’s Bakery on Grand Canal Street. (Ordnance Survey, 1:2,500 (25 inches to mile), Dublin, sheet XVIII, Ordnance Survey Ireland. Dublin City and District Street Guide. Phoenix Park, Dublin: Government of Ireland, 2002.
Ordnance Survey Ireland. Dublin City Centre Street Atlas. Phoenix Park, Dublin.

The Pembroke Estate Papers are readily available to the public by personal visit to the public Reading Room of the National Archives in Bishop Street, Dublin 8.
Dublin Journal: The Illustrated Dublin Journal a Miscellany of Amusement and Popular Information by the Most Eminent Writers. (Dublin: Duffy, 1862).
The Improvement of Dublin Harbour, Charles A. Stanuell, Esq. Read, January 19th, 1912.
‘The Architects’ Journal’ (1919).
City bridges over the Liffey: present and future. Mallagh, Joseph J., Institution of Engineers of Ireland Transactions, 1938–1940, 65–66, 225–253
The Liffey Bridges, from Islandbridge to Eastlink: A Historical and Technical Report. IDA, Dublin, 1987.
Gateway – The Brewery Council Community Journal Vol 2, No 3 (Oct – Dec 1990), Mike Lawlor (ed).
‘Some notes on Charles Wye Williams, his family, their life and times’, Hazel Smyth, Dublin Historical Record, 49:1 (1996)
Historic Buildings in Spencer Dock, Franc Myles, France and Margaret Gowen , Tuesday, 15 August 2000 from www.mglarc.com
A Report on Dublin’s bridges by Michael Phillips and Albert Hamilton: Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Bridge Engineering 156 (December 2003).
Partridge, D: When the Kids were united (BBC History Magazine, September 2003, pp.24-26)
Project history of Dublin’s River Liffey bridges, M. Phillips and A. Hamilton. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Bridge Engineering 156, December 2003 Issue BE4.
The Liffey Bridges, from Islandbridge to Eastlink: A Historical and Technical Report. IDA, Dublin, 1987.

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