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Sydney Owenson (Lady Morgan) writer and patriot lived on this site 1813-1837

Kildare Street, Dublin, Ireland
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St. Patrick's House of the Catholic university University College 1854-1909. John Henry Newman, Rector 1852-59, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Professor of Greek 1884-89, James Augustine Joyce, student 1899-1902

Merrion Square South, Dublin, Ireland
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Sir William Robert Wills Wilde, 1815-1876, aural and ophthalmic surgeon, archaeologist, ethnologist, antiquarian, biographer, statistician, naturalist, topographer, historian, folklorist lived in this house from 1855 to 1876

2 Merrion Square, Dublin, Ireland
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Oscar Wilde 1854-1900 Poet, dramatist, wit lived here 1855-1878

2 Merrion Square, Dublin, Ireland
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Birthplace of James Joyce poet - novelist 1882-1941

41 Brighton Square, Dublin, Ireland
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Lord Edward Carson 1854-1935 politician and lawyer born here 1854

4 Harcourt Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Bernard Shaw author of many plays was born in this house 26 July 1856

33 Synge Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Cathal Brugha 1874-1922

O’Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland
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In memory of Sean Healy Na. Fianna Eireann aged 15 years. Mortally wounded by British Forces at this spot during the Easter Rising April 1916

Doyle's Corner, Phibsborough, Dublin, Ireland
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The first meeting of the Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland was held on premises on this site on 9th April 1798

59 Dawson Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Myles na gCopaleen Flann O'Brien Brian O'Nuallain 1911-1966 Ní bhéid a leithéad arís ann

4 Avoca Terrace, Blackrock, Dublin, Ireland
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George William Russell AE 1867-1935 poet, mystic, painter, co-operator worked here

Plunkett House, 84 Merrion Square, Dublin, Ireland
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James Joyce author of Ulysses lived here from April to August 1904

No 60 Shelbourne Road, Dublin, Ireland
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James Joyce [full inscription unknown]

23 Carysfort Avenue, Blackrock, Dublin, Ireland
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Here in Joyce's imagination was born in May 1866 Leopold Bloom. Citizen, husband, father, wanderer, reincarnation of Ulysses

52 Upper Clanbrassil Street, Portobello, Dublin, Ireland
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The Ormond Hotel is the setting for the episode The Sirens in Joyce's Ulysses

Ormond Hotel, Ormond Quay, Dublin, Ireland
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In this house lived James Joyce

'Leoville', Carysfort Avenue, Blackrock, Dublin, Ireland
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George Fitzmaurice 1878-1964 Abbey playwright lived here 1901-1911

4 Harcourt St, Dublin, Ireland
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Éirí Amach na Cásca 1916: Ceanncheathrú Arm Cathartha Na Héireann Seachtainn Na Cásca. Headquarters, Irish Citizen Army during Easter Week

Royal College of Surgeons, 123 St Stephen's Green, Dublin, Ireland
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In this house was born Sir Richard Griffith. Bart. 1784-1878 Father of Irish Geology

Hume House, Hume St, Dublin, Ireland
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In the garden of this house John Henry Newman 1801 - 1890 built University Church 1856

87A St Stephen's Green West, Dublin, Ireland
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Writer George Moore lived in this house 1901 - 1911

4 Ely Place , Dublin, Ireland
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Theoretical Physicist George Francis Fitzgerald MRIA FRS 1851 - 1901 lived here Fitzgerald Contraction in Relativity

7 Ely Place, Dublin, Ireland
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Oliver St. John Gogarty poet and surgeon had rooms here 1915 - 1917

27 St Stephen's Green, Dublin, Ireland
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Doctor Thomas Wrigley Grimshaw 1839-1900 physician and philanthropist lived on this site 1861-1881

Frederick Buildings, Molesworth Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Promoted Irish Technical Education Arnold Graves 1847 - 1930 founded Kevin St Technical School 1887

Church Lane, off Lower Kevin Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Sculptor John Hughes lived in this house 1890-1901

Lennox St, Dublin 8, Dublin, Ireland
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Senator William Butler Yeats 1965 - 1939 poet & playwright lived here 1922 - 1928

82 Merrion Square, Dublin, Ireland
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Birthplace of William Butler Yeats poet dramatist author June 13 1865

5 Sandymount Avenue, Sandymount, Dublin, Ireland
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Andrew O'Connor sculptor born Worcester Mass., USA June 7th 1874 died in this house June 7 1941

77 Merrion Square Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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H. Q. 1912 - 1915 of International Tailors, Pressers and Machinists Union Established by Jewish Workers Synagogue 1892 - 1916 Concern and ICTU

52 Camden St, Dublin 8, Dublin, Ireland
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Robert Tressell born Robert Noonan socialist, painter signwriter and author of "The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists" 18th April 1870 - 3rd February 1911

37 Wexford Street, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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Balscadden House. W. B. Yeats poet lived here 1880 -1883 "I have spread my dreams under your feet. Tread softly because you tread on my dreams"

Balscadden House, Balscadden Road, Howth, Dublin, Ireland
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Daniel O'Connell 1775 - 1847 'The Liberator' lived in this house

58 Merrion Square, Dublin, Ireland
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Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu 1814 - 1873 writer lived here

69 Merrion Square South, Dublin, Ireland
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CA Parsons No5 Generator This was one of the first commercial machines based on the 1884 patent by Charles A Parsons for a steam turbine and used a dynamo as load. Output 65 amps, 100 volts at a speed on 12,000rpm. Presented to Trinity College, Dublin by Gerald Stone, BAI, 1911.

Parsons Building, Trinity College Dublin, College Green, Dublin, Ireland
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On this site stood Ireland's very first dedicated picture house, the Volta Cinema. It was opened on 20th December 1909 and managed by James Joyce. The converted 420-seat venue was renamed the Lyceum in 1921. It closed in 1948 and was demolished in the 1960s. Only the upper floor facades survives

45 Mary Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Ernest Shackleton lived here 1874 - 1922 lived here 1880 -1884 Antartic explorer. Leader of men

35 Marlborough Road, Donnybrook, Dublin, Ireland
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Erwin Schrödinger creator of Wave Mechanics worked here 1940 - 1956

65 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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Mainie Jellett 1897 - 1944 painter lived and worked here

24 Upper Pembroke Street, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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Here worked the geometer, relativist, and applied mathematician John Lighton Synge From 1948 - 1971. b. 1897 d. 1995

64 Merrion Square, Dublin, Ireland
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The first pneumatic tyre factory in the world was started here in 1889, to make tyres under John Boyd Dunlop's patent of the 7th December, 1888.

67 Upper Stephen Street, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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Ludwig Wittgenstein (1899 -1951) Viennese philosopher stayed in Dublin in the winter 1948 - 1949 and liked to sit and write at these steps.

The Greenhouse, National Botanic Gardens, Botanic Road, Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland
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Bram Stoker 1847-1912 theatre manager and author of Dracula lived here

30 Kildare St Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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Poet dramatist Sean O'Casey lived in this house 1882 - 1888

9 Inisfallen Parade, Dublin, Ireland
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Ludwig Wittgenstein 1889 - 1951 philosopher lived and worked here November 1948 - June 1949

Ashling Hotel, Benburb Street, Dublin, Ireland
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W. H. S. Monck, 1839 - 1915 and colleagues made the first electrical measurements of starlight here on 1892 August 28

29 Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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John Field composer and pianist born at Golden Lane 26th July 1782 died at Moscow 27th January 1837. Creator of the nocturne, precursor of Chopin, was baptised in this church 5th September 1782

St. Werburgh's Church, Werburgh Street, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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1923 - 1964 Brendan Behan

70 Kildare Road, Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland
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Lafcadio Hearn 1850-1904 famous for his writings on Japan lived here 1853-1855 during his childhood

21 Leinster Square, Dublin, Ireland
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This Georgian residence was the boyhood home of Lafcadio Hearn ( Koizumi Yakumo 1850-1904 ) one of the most fascinating writers of the 19th century. The Celtic spirit of vague unrest and a reaction to Western materialism led him to Japan in 1890. His genius grasped better than anyone the very essence of Japan. He presented with subtle comprehension and symapthy and with exquisite prose the soul of a people destined to play an ever increasing role in world affairs

48 Lower Gardiner Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Irish Aviation began in this building on November 5th 1909 when the members of the Irish Automobile Club founded the Irish Aero Club

33 Dawson St Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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Mhair and Chairdinéal John Henry Newman Diagaí, Scoláire agus céad Reachtaire ar Ollscoil Chaitlicheach na hÉireann anseo - 1854 go 1858 Cardinal John Henry Newman Theologian, Scholar and First Rector of the Catholic University of Ireland lived here 1854 - 1858

16 Harcourt St, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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Clonmell House home of The Municipal Gallery of Modern Art 1908 - 1932 founded by Sir Hugh Lane

17 Harourt St, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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Sir Jonah Barrington 1760 - 1834 memoir writer lived here

15 Harcourt St Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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Poet Dramatist Wit Oscar Wilde Do rugadh sa teach seo 16-10-1854

21 Westland Row, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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John Millington Synge writer & dramatist lived here 1890 - 1906

31 Crosthwaite Park West, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland
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In No 7 Hoey's Court (now demolished) about 100 feet NW of this spot it is reputed that Jonathan Swift, Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, was born on the 30th day of Novr. 1667 He died on the 19th day of Octr. 1745

near Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland
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In memory of Sergeant Stephan Kelly and Constable Patrick Keena of the Dublin Metropolitan Police who were shot on duty in this locality in the early hours of 31st October 1867

corner of Eustace Street and Essex Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Quaker educationalist Anne Jellicoe 1823-1880 founded here in 1861 The Queen's Technical Training Institute for Women

Buswell's Hotel, 25, Molesworth Street, , Dublin, Ireland
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Here as he walked by on the 16th of October 1843 Sir William Rowan Hamilton in a flash of genius discovered the fundamental formula for quaternion multiplication i² = j² = k² = ijk = −1 & cut it on a stone of this bridge.

Broom Bridge, Broombridge Road, Dublin, Ireland
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Elizabeth Bowen 1899-1973 writer was born and spent her first seven winters in this house

15 Herbert Place, Dublin, Ireland
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Robert Emmet arrested 25 August 1803 here in Palmer's House while hiding as a lodger under the assumed name of Hewitt after the aborted uprising

Harold's Cross Road, Dublin, Ireland
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Veronica Guerin was assassinated close to this site on June 26th 1996. May we always remember her for her courage. Honoured by South Dublin County Council and the Sunday Independent. An bheis dé go raibh a h'anam dílis solas dé inár measc

Newlands Cross, Naas Rd, Dublin, Ireland
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Adjacent to this house was born AD 1740 James Napper Tandy civic tribune soldier and patriot, Secretary Dublin Society United Irishmen, Chef de Brigade Armée de la Republique Francaise, died in Bordeaux 1803. Erected by Quay Ward branch Wolfe Tone and '98 Memorial Association A.D. 1900 [full inscription unknown]

in the grounds of St Audoen's Chruch, 5 High Street, Jamestown, Dublin, Ireland
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Constance Countess Markievicz lay in State in this Pillar Room of the Rotunda Hospital on 16 July 1927. Tens of thousands of people filed past the remains of one known as "The Lover of the Poor" She was interred in Glasnevin Cemetery.

Pillar Room, Rotunda Hospital, Parnell Street, Dublin, Ireland
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John Field Creator of the Nocturne Born Golden Lane 1782 Died Moscow 1837

Golden Lane, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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1779 The birthplace of Thomas Moore, Ireland's lyric poet. Reconstructed in 1963

12 Aungier St, Dublin, Ireland
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Michael Mallin [full inscription unknown]

Emmet Hall, 122 Emmet Road, Inchicore, Dublin, Ireland
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Home of John and Jennie Wyse Power from 1899 to 1909 Ar an láthair seo síníodh forógra na poblachta. The Proclamation of the Republic was signed on this site in April 1916 [full inscription unknown]

21 Henry Street, Dublin, Ireland
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John Giles Irish international footballer was born and raised in Ormond Square

Ormond Square, Dublin, Ireland
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Lord Edward FitzGerald Commander-in-Chief of the United Army was buried here on 5th June 1798

Saint Werburgh's Parish Church, Werburgh Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Ernest Walton 1903-1995 Fellow of Trinity College Erasmus Smith's Professor 1946-1974 Nobel Laureate in Physics 1951

School of Physics, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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From the 29th December 1711 this was the site of French Peters the church and cemetery of the non-conforming French Huguenots until the remains were removed and reinterred in Mount Jerome Cemetery in 1967

Peter St, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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On the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day this plaque was dedicated to Mary Manning, a young Irish woman who led a strike against apartheid from 1984-1987. She represents the courage and commitment of women to the struggle for peace, justice and a better life for all. Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki President of South Africa 8 March 2008

34 Henry Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Francis Bacon 1909 - 1992 artist was born in this house on 28 October 1909

63 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Temple Street Children's University Hospital first started as a charitable infirmary here on 7th November 1872

9 Upper Buckingham Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Robert Lloyd Praeger Botanist and Author Lived Here 1922 - 1952

19 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin, Ireland
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Sarah H. Purser Artist Lived Here 1887 - 1909

Harcourt Terrace, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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Surgeon and Radiologist Dr Walter C Stevenson 1877 - 1931 Lived Here 1910 - 1931 Pioneer in Radiation Oncology

60 Lwr Baggott St,, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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Catherine McAuley Woman of Mercy Built this house and lived here 1827 - 1841

Mercy International Centre, Baggot St Lwr, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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Michael William Balfe 1808 - 1870 was born and spent his youth in a house which stood near this site (No 10 Pitt St)

Westbury Hotel, Clarendon St, Dublin, Ireland
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William Dargan 1799 - 1867 founder of Irish Railways and National Gallery lived here

2 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin, Ireland
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Site of Whytes Academy 1758 - 1824 Pupils here included Richard Brinsley Sheridan Thomas Moore Robert Emmet Arthur Wellesley Late Duke of Wellington.

78 - 79 Grafton St (Bewleys), Dublin, Ireland
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Caoimhghín ó hUigín TD agus Aire Dlí & Cirt (1892 - 1912) Kevin O'Higgins TD and Minister for Justice. Feallmharaíodh é gar don láthair seo 10.7.1927 was assassinated near this spot

Booterstown Avenue, junction with Cross Avenue, Dublin, Ireland
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William Percy French lived here 1894--1900 engineer artist, songwriter

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1899 - 1999 The inaugural meeting of the General Council of County Councils took place on the 22nd August 1899 in the Old Antient Concert Rooms 42 Pearse Street, Dublin. This plaque was unveiled by Cllr. Mary Freehill, Lord Mayor of Dublin and Cllr. Patrick Treanor, Cathaoirleach, GCCC

Pearse Street Library, 138 - 144 Pearse Street, Dublin, Ireland
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W. B. Yeats Poet and Statesman Lived here 1918-1919

96 St Stephen's Green, Dublin, Ireland
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Birthplace of the 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852) Son of the Earl of Mornington

24 Merrion St Upper, Dublin, Ireland
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Sir Richard Griffith 1784 - 1878 Engineer, Geologist, Valuator Lived here 1828 - 1878

2 Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin, Ireland
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Society of United Irishmen of Dublin founded 9th November 1791 at The Eagle Tavern on this site

Quaker Meeting House, Eustace Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Phil Lynott made one of his most famous videos 'Old Town', on the Ha'Penny Bridge

Merchant's Arch, Dublin, Ireland
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Fianna Fail An Pairti Poblachtanach Tionoladh an cruinniu tionscnaimh anseo in amharclann La Scala 16-5-1926 Fianna Fail The Republican Party inagural meeting held gere in the La Scala theatre 16-5-1926

Prince's Street North, Dublin, Ireland
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In 1534, at the age of 21 years, "Silken Thomas", of The Fitzgeralds Of Kildare, laid siege to Dublin Castle from this vicinity. The rebellion failed, and he was executed in London together with all of his uncles, by order of Henry VIII. The Fall of the House of Kildare was a major factor leading to the Tudor Conquest of Ireland, which shaped the country we know today. These wall panels, by Grace Weir, commemorate the Siege of 1534.

Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland
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Jack B. Yeats born on August 29th 1871 resided here from 1950 until his death on March 28th 1957

Portobello Harbour, Dublin, Ireland
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Mother of James Joyce May Murray born here in May 1859

105/107 Terenure Road North, Dublin 6W, Dublin, Ireland
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Barry Fitzgerald (Will Shields) 1888-1961 Abbey Theatre and Oscar Winning Actor was born in this house

Walworth Rd, Portobello, Dublin, Ireland
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Bob Geldof Boomtown Rats, The Boomtown Rats met regularly here and this is where Bob Wrote "Rat Trap"

Bewelys Grafton Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Family home of Christy Brown 1932-1981 poet, author and artist

54 Kildare Road, Dublin, Ireland
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John Mitchel 1815-1875 Journalist,Solicitor and Patriot founder of the United Irishman lived in this house

8 Canal Road, Dublin, Ireland

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