Notes on Kilbarrack (Cill Bharróg), County Dublin

Notes on Kilbarrack (Cill Bharróg), County Dublin

Click here for further tales of Dublin City and County Dublin, including Raheny, Howth, Sutton and Killester.   The Mariner’s Church   According to the mythology of early Christian Ireland, a Roscommon saint named Bearach was granted the right to build the...
Notes on Sutton, County Dublin

Notes on Sutton, County Dublin

Click here for further tales of Dublin City and County Dublin, including Howth, Kilbarrack, Bayside and Raheny   The Land-Bridge   When the ancient Egyptian cartographer Ptolemy sketched his map of the known world some 1900 years ago, he sketched the Howth...
Notes on Howth and the Howth Head Peninsula, County Dublin

Notes on Howth and the Howth Head Peninsula, County Dublin

Click here for further tales of Dublin City and County Dublin, including Sutton, Kilbarrack and Bayside.   When the ancient Egyptian cartographer Ptolemy sketched his map of the known world some 1900 years ago, he sketched the Howth Head peninsula on the north...
Notes on Drumcondra, County Dublin

Notes on Drumcondra, County Dublin

Click here for further tales of Dublin City and County Dublin   Don Patricio   Born on Jones’ Terrace, near the entrance to Croke Park’s Hill 16, Paddy O’Connell choose football over the GAA. While working at Boland’s Mill in his youth, he played for...
Notes on Castleknock, County Dublin

Notes on Castleknock, County Dublin

Located just inside Dublin city’s M50 motorway ring road, Castleknock is blessed with the magnificence of the Phoenix Park on its’ doorstep, as well as Farmleigh House, the official guest house of the State, which was formerly one of the Dublin residences...