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The Lucan Spa, County Dublin

In 1645 Gerard Boate, a Dutch physician, compiled a book he called ‘Ireland’s Naturall History, Being a true and ample description of its situation, greatness, shape, and nature.’ Among the features that Dr Boate homed in on were Ireland’s spas, which inspired him to write: ‘A few yeares since some Fountains have been discovered in […]