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Notes on Howth and the Howth Head Peninsula, County Dublin

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 side of Dublin Bay as an island. Some hold that Howth was also known to the Phoenicians. Here are a dozen highlights from Howth’s history from ancient deer to Russian mutineers, the famous gun-run to a lesser known hero of 1916.