Ireland / Dublin

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At the time of the famine in 1848 food prepared in a kitchen behind this wall was distributed to the needy through a window here.

9 Pakenham Road, Dublin, Ireland

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This bronze commemorates the first performance of George Frideric Handel's oratorio Messiah given in the old musick hall in Fishamble Street at noon on Tuesday April 13th 1742.

Fishamble Street, Dublin, Ireland

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Dr. R.R. Madden 1798 - 1886 Historian of the United Irishmen Lived here

3 Booterstown Avenue, Dublin, Ireland

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Chemist & Educator James Emerson Reynolds FRS 1844-1920 born here First Synthesis of Thiourea

5 Booterstown Avenue, Dublin, Ireland

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In memory of 2373 Private Arthur Charles Smith, 4th Hussars Killed in action on 29th April 1916 during The Rebellion in Dublin Erected by The Officers and Cadets of the Dublin University Officers Training Corps. Original Memorial replaced by The Queen's Royal Hussars Association.

Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

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Sa teach seo a déag Séarlas S. Ciocam File, Úrscéalaí, Tírghráthóir, 22 Lunasa, 1882 1828 - 1882 Charles J. Kickham Poet, Novelist, Patriot, Died in this house 22 August, 1882

2 Montpelier Place, Dublin, Ireland

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CBS Westland Past Pupils. Former pupils of CBS Westland Row who gave their lives during the 1916 Easter Rising. Peadar Macken, Michael Malone, Daniel Murray, John O'Reilly, Patrick Pearse, Willie Pearse.

Cumberland Street South, Dublin, Ireland

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Optical and Mechanical Engineer Thomas Grubb FRS 1800-1879 Site of his first Engineering Works & Observatory Renowned for Telescopes

6 Canal Road, Rathmines, Dublin, Ireland

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Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington 1877-1946 Outstanding Feminist, Socialist, Nationalist Taught here

DIT Rathmines Road, Dublin, Ireland

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Irish Citizen Army. 'ní saoirse go saoirse luct oibre'. This plaque commemorates the men, women and young people from the surrounding area who served with the Irish Citizen Army during the revolutionary period 1913-23.

North Strand Road, Dublin, Ireland

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In the roadway opposite this table Robert Emmet died in the cause of Irish Freedom. 20th September 1803.

Thomas Street, Dublin, Ireland

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Near this spot on November 19 1807, the Prince of Wales and the Rochdale were wrecked with the loss of nearly 400 lives. This tragedy led to the construction of Dún Laoghaire Harbour. Comóradh 200 bliain. Ar dheis dé go raibh a n-anam dílis

Brighton Vale, on the harbour wall below Martello Tower, Dublin, Ireland

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Swan River outlet opposite from James Joyce's Finnegans Wake (1939). 'Shake hands through the thicket loch, sweet swan water!'

River Dodder Walk, Dublin, Ireland

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Family home of Christy Brown 1932-1981 poet, author and artist

54 Stannaway Rd, Dublin, Ireland

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Frank Wild polar explorer

35 Marlborough Road, Dublin, Ireland

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Erected to commemorate the founding of Shamrock Rovers in 1901. The first meeting of Ireland's most successful club of all time was held at 4 Irishtown Road. The club's first office's were in Shamrock Avenue, (now The Square) Irishtown Road. It was this fact that lead to the club being named SHAMROCK ROVERS. Ringsend Park has the honour of being the club's first home ground.

28 Irishtown Road, Dublin, Ireland

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In memory of the Hobbler's, the Fishermen, the Docker's. and the Seamen. Who passed this point.

York Road, Dublin, Ireland

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Admiral William Brown Founding Father of the Argentine Navy 1777 - 1857 This monument, relocated to this site in 2012 honours a remarkable son of Foxford, Co Mayo. Still a hero to the people of Argentina he was a key figure in their war of Independence against Spain and successfully defended Argentina against Brazil. Unveiled by the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Naoise Ó Muirí, on 25th August 2012. Admirante Guillermo Brown Padre Fundador de la MArina Argentins 1777 - 1857 Este monumento, reubicado a este sitio en 2012 honra a un exceptional hijo de Foxford, Condado de Mayo. Aún considerado un héroe por el pueblo argentino fue una figura clave en la guerra por la Independencia contra España y defendió exitosamente a la República Argentina contra Brasil. Inaugurado por el Alcalde de Dublin Naoise Ó Muirí, el 25 do agosto de 2012.

Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Dublin, Ireland

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St Barnabas Gardens 'A beacon light, the influence of which would spread throughout their beloved land' Dedicated to honour the memory of Canon D.H. Hall of St Barnabas Parish, "the building parson". He established the St. Barnabas Public Utility Society which initiated a house building project of over 170 homes in East Wall and North Strand from 1921 to 1926, beginning with St Barnabas Gardens. Significantly, women were consulted on the architectural design of these innovative houses. His work greatly influenced housing policy throughout Dublin and Ireland, inspiring the construction of 17,000 'self help' houses nationwide in the 1920s and 1930s Erected by the community in 2015 with deep gratitude from all who benefited from Canon Hall's desire 'to render happy the lives of many who were existing under conditions too awful to be described'.

Strangford Gardens, Dublin, Ireland

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William Sealy Gosset Chemist & Statistician 1876 - 1937 Chief Brewer Student 't' test

Robert Street, Dublin, Ireland

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Independent House Site of the office of "The Nation" Founded in A.D. 1842 by Thomas Davis, Charles Gavan Duffy & John Blake Dillon

Abbey Street Middle, Dublin, Ireland

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The North King Street Massacre. April 1916. On The Night Of Friday/Saturday 28th 29th April 1916 during some of the fiercest fighting of the Rising, sixteen innocent civilians, who were sheltering in their homes, were brutally murdered in their homes, by British Crown Forces. They were: Christopher Hickey (16) Thomas Hickey (38) Peter Connolly (39) Peter Lawless(21) James McCarty (36) James Finnigan (40) Patrick Hoey (25) Edward Dunne (39) John Walsh (34) Michael Hughes (50) Michael Nunan (34) George Ennis (51) Patrick Bealen (30) James Healy (44) John Biernes (50) William O'Neill (16)

Kevin Barry House, North King Street, Dublin, Ireland

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Droichead Thomáis Uí Chléirigh Nochta an 3 Bealtaine 2016 Ag Uachtarán na hÉireann, Micheál D. Ó hUigínn Chun onóir a thabhairt do Thomás S. Ó Cléirigh An chéad duine a shínigh an Forógra. Tom Clarke Bridge Unveiled 3rd May 2016 by President Michael D. Higgins to honour Thomas J. Clarke 1st Signatory of the Proclamation. Éirí Amach na Cásca 1916

Tom Clarke Bridge, 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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The Irish Writers' Co-operative, which signalled a new era in Irish literature and publishing, was born at a meeting here in Captain Americas in 1975

Captain Americas, Grafton 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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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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Chris de Burgh, Captain Americas this is where Chris De Burgh was the solo entertainer for diners after he left Trinity College

Captain Americas, Grafton Street, Dublin, Ireland

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The Irish Republican Brotherhood was founded here on St. Patrick's day 1858 "They stood by dear Ireland and never feared danger" Eirinn go brach!

16 Lombard Street East, Dublin, Ireland

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In Memory of Sean Mac Díarmada 1916 Easter Rising Leader 1883 - 1916. Born in County Leitrim Sean Mac Díarmada was one of the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising, a member of the Provisional Government and a Signatory to the 1916 Proclamation of the Irish Republic, he was executed by a British military firing squad in Kilmainham Gaol on 12th May 1916. This street (Sean MacDermott Street) is named in his honour. Beídhmuid ag cuímhneamh i gconaí orthu.

Sean MacDermott Street, Dublin, Ireland

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Joseph Plunkett 1887 - 1916 File agus Sínitheoir an Fhorógra 1916 rugadh anseo e Poet and 1916 Proclamation Signatory lived here Éirí Amach na Cásca 1916

26 Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin, Ireland

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This building housed the department of Labour 1919-1921 Countess Markievicz First Minister for Labour Dail Eireann

14 Frederick Street, Dublin, Ireland

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Droichead Róise Haicéid. Arna oscailt ag Ardmhéara Bhaile Átha Cliath. Óisin Quinn 20 Bealtaine 2014. Michéal MacPilib, Innealtóir na Cathrach. Seán Ó Flannagáin, Innealtóir an Tionscadail. Deartha ag Roughan & O'Donovan, Innealtóirí Comhairliúchán. Seán Harrington Architects. Tógtha ag Graham Projects Ltd.

Eden Quay, Dublin, Ireland

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Francis Christopher Sheehy Skeffington feminist, pacifist, socialist, republican, shot by firing squad without trial in this barracks on 26th April 1916 aged 37

Cathal Brugha Barracks, Military Road, Dublin, Ireland

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O Mary Conceived Without Sin. Pray for us who have recourse to thee. This statue was erected the Marian year 1954 by the workers of the Alexandra Road and their friends. In honour of our Blessed Lady.

Alexandra Road, Dublin, Ireland

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Ludwig Wittgenstein 1889 - 1951 philosopher lived and worked here November 1948 - June 1949

Ashling Hotel, Parkgate 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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Samuel Beckett (1906 - 1989) Writer and Nobel Laureate was born and mainly lived in Cooldrinagh, Kerrymount Avenue, Foxrock until 1927. This area insporied the settings for many of his works including Molloy, Watt, All That Fall and Company.

Brighton Road, Foxrock Viullage,, Dublin, Ireland

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This watch-tower was completed in 1842 to prevent bodies being snatched from Glasnevin (prospect) Cemetery for anatomical use in medical schools

Glasnevin Cemetery, Finglas Road, Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland

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Johnny Cullen's Hill This railway over-bridge was built in the 1880's. The bridge was traditionally referred to as Johnny Cullen's Hill, named after the Cullen family who operated businesses nearby on East Road, from the 1880's until the 1940's. These included a dairy, a general providers and a transport company. This has now become the commonly used title. In the 1970's The Soap Box Derby down the hill was a much loved event in the annual community festival. According to local folklore, a headless horseman has been seen here.

5 East Road, Dublin, Ireland

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St. Patrick's Tower built ca. 1757 in the yard behind this building stand the remains of the tallest Smock Windmill in Europe. The pear tree at its base dates from c. 1850.

151 Thomas St, 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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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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The Polish world traveller and explorer Pawel Edmund Strzelecki (1797-1873) lived and worked on Sackville Street. He was born in Gluszyna near Poznan. Sensitive to human misery, he came to the aid of the Irish people in the years 1847-1849 during te Great Famine (1845-1849). He is buried in the Church of St Adalbert in Poznan.

Sackville Place, Dublin, Ireland

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James Joyce Residence Restored by T C Walsh and Son Limited 1991

"Leoville", Carysfort Avenue, Blackrock, Dublin, Ireland

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No. 1 Thomas St in early maps this is referred to as the "dwelling house" and it was included in the original lease. Various members of the Guinness family lived here until 1855.

James' Gate, Dublin, Ireland

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"Mr Kernan turned and walked down the slope of Watling Street by the corner of the Guinness visitors waiting room" James Joyce Ulysses

Rupert Guinness Theatre, Dublin, Ireland

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St James's Gate 1555 One of old Dublin's outer defences crossed the street close to this spot. It was taken down at the end of the eighteenth century.

150 Thomas St, 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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Sir Richard Griffith 1784 - 1878 Engineer, Geologist, Valuator Lived here 1828 - 1878

2 Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin, Ireland