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George and Elizabeth Fullerton: Fighting for the Future

GEORGE AND ELIZABETH FULLERTON: FIGHTING FOR THE FUTURE In this article, historian and author Hugh Gault delves into lives of George and Elizabeth Fullerton, local Irish revolutionaries now interned in St James graveyard  Click here for Aaron O Maonaigh Hugh Gault Padraig Pearse’s Proclamation at... 

Historic IAWS Building Redevelopment Nears Completion

Historic IAWS Building Redevelopment Nears Completion In this article, Stephen Davis briefly recounts the history of the iconic IAWS building on Thomas Street before delving into its current redevelopment  Redevelopment of the former Irish Agricultural Wholesale Society (I.A.W.S) building nears completion.... 

A Trip Down Memory Lane

I was on my way home from work the other day and decided to pay a visit to St. Audoen’s Church. I have always been eager to check it out considering I pass by it on a regular basis. I read somewhere that there is a lucky stone hidden inside, so I took a walk around the church grounds in the hope... 

A Snippet of Dublin History (Part 9) – Smock Alley

A Snippet of Dublin History (Part 9) – Smock Alley – Betty Brunkard Talks about the history of this famous Dublin theatre Smock Alley was the principal theatre in Ireland for almost a century and was situated on a site known as “Preston’s Inns”. In 1661, John Ogilby, obtained... 

A Snippet of Dublin History (Part 8) – Basin Street Harbour

A Snippet of Dublin History (Part 8) – Basin Street Harbour Dublin was the first modern city to produce a public water supply, in the 13th century. The River Poddle provided a source of water for the early settlers of the city. About 1670 the reservoir known as the city basin was established. Because... 
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