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Dublin Port a history

The original Port of Dublin was situated upriver, near the modern Civic Offices at Wood Quay and close to Christchurch Cathedral. The port remained close to that area until the new Custom House opened in the 1790s. In medieval times … Continue reading

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Day trips shore excursions from Dublin port Ireland

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Shelbourne Hotel Dublin

The first Irish Constitution was signed at Dublin’s Shelbourne Hotel. The Shelbourne, a favorite spot for sophisticated travelers to stay or dine, is currently about to reopen after a major facelift.

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Four Courts – Dublin city buildings – Inns Quay Dublin 1

Four Courts              Inns Quay Dublin 1  Architect – Thomas Cooley (died 1784) then James Gandon Neoclassical style built 1776 – 1796 costing (£114,000) General introduction to Four Courts history; In 1775 it was deemed that the location of the old Four Courts, … Continue reading

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Short History – key dates of Dublin city Ireland

SHORT HISTORY OF DUBLIN  Join us today on one of our day tours in Dublin and its environs. Dublin City has a Coat of Arms that has been in use for more than 400 years featuring an image of 3 … Continue reading

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