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History of County Dublin, Ireland

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Christmas in Dublin: In Dublin, it’s a common tradition for families to sit together and read "The Dead", an Irish version of A Christmas Carol from James Joyce’s "The Dubliners." worldholidaytraditions.com



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    St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin
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  • News 1604 - Plague strikes Dublin


  • By 1644, the English controlled most of the country and the population of Dublin was about 60,000.
    Dublin continued to grow with the arrival of English administrators as well as people from all over Ireland. Huguenot, Jewish and other groups also...Read MORE...


  • News 1650 - Dublin is struck by plague again and up to half the population die


  • News 1670 - Thatched roofs are banned in Dublin because of the risk of fire


  • News 1685 - Dublin gains its first newspaper


  • Ireland's earliest established synagogue was comprised of a mere "prayer room" at Crane Lane, near Dublin Castle. The oldest Jewish cemetery dates from the early 1700s, and is situated near Ballybough Bridge, Clontarf, Dublin 3.

    www.familysearch.org/ wiki/ en/ County_Dublin,_Ireland_Genealogy

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    Harbor in Kingstown
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    Howth and Ireland's Eye
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  • News 1759 - Guinness is first brewed in Dublin


  • News 1779 - Grand Canal opens in Dublin


  • News 1790 - O'Connell Bridge is built in Dublin


  • The population of County Dublin was 335,892 in 1821.

    www.familysearch.org/ wiki/ en/ County_Dublin,_Ireland_Genealogy

  • News 1825 - St Mary's Protestant Cathedral is built. Gas is used to light the streets of Dublin.


  • News 1834 - The Railway reaches Dublin


  • 1837 - County Dublin
    DUBLIN (County of), a maritime county of the province of LEINSTER, bounded on the east by the Irish Sea, on the north and west by the county of...Read MORE...


  • The population of County Dublin was 372,773 in 1841

    www.familysearch.org/ wiki/ en/ County_Dublin,_Ireland_Genealogy

  • Contrary to the population of most counties, County Dublin’s population increased following the potato famine to 405,147 in 1851.

    www.familysearch.org/ wiki/ en/ County_Dublin,_Ireland_Genealogy

  • In 1891, 77.0% of the population of County Dublin was Roman Catholic followed by the Church of Ireland at 18.6% with 1.8% and 1.0% being Presbyterian and Methodists, respectively.
    Over time, the percentage of Roman Catholics increased to 95.8% in 1926 and the Church of Ireland also decreased to 10.6% with 1.3% and 0.8% being...Read MORE...


  • News 1892 - 1906 - A network of sewers is built in Dublin


  • 1895 - County Dublin
    Dublin, a county of Ireland, in Leinster, has E. the Irish Sea, and landward, from the S. round to N., the cos. of Wicklow, Kildare, and Meath. Area, ...Read MORE...


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St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin
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County Dublin, Ireland
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Harbor in Kingstown
www.loc.gov
Postcard

County Dublin, Ireland
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Howth and Ireland's Eye
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County Dublin, Ireland
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History and News of County Dublin, Ireland

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  • News  1604 - Plague strikes Dublin
  • By 1644, the English controlled most of the country and the population of Dublin was about 60,000.
    Dublin continued to grow with the arrival of English administrators as well as people from all over Ireland. Huguenot, Jewish and other groups also... Read MORE...

  • News  1650 - Dublin is struck by plague again and up to half the population die
  • News  1670 - Thatched roofs are banned in Dublin because of the risk of fire
  • News  1685 - Dublin gains its first newspaper
  • Ireland's earliest established synagogue was comprised of a mere "prayer room" at Crane Lane, near Dublin Castle. The oldest Jewish cemetery dates from the early 1700s, and is situated near Ballybough Bridge, Clontarf, Dublin 3.

    www.familysearch.org/ wiki/ en/ County_Dublin,_Ireland_Genealogy
  • News  1759 - Guinness is first brewed in Dublin
  • News  1779 - Grand Canal opens in Dublin
  • News  1790 - O'Connell Bridge is built in Dublin
  • The population of County Dublin was 335,892 in 1821.

    www.familysearch.org/ wiki/ en/ County_Dublin,_Ireland_Genealogy
  • News  1825 - St Mary's Protestant Cathedral is built. Gas is used to light the streets of Dublin.
  • News  1834 - The Railway reaches Dublin
  • 1837 - County Dublin
    DUBLIN (County of), a maritime county of the province of LEINSTER, bounded on the east by the Irish Sea, on the north and west by the county of... Read MORE...

  • The population of County Dublin was 372,773 in 1841

    www.familysearch.org/ wiki/ en/ County_Dublin,_Ireland_Genealogy
  • Contrary to the population of most counties, County Dublin’s population increased following the potato famine to 405,147 in 1851.

    www.familysearch.org/ wiki/ en/ County_Dublin,_Ireland_Genealogy
  • In 1891, 77.0% of the population of County Dublin was Roman Catholic followed by the Church of Ireland at 18.6% with 1.8% and 1.0% being Presbyterian and Methodists, respectively.
    Over time, the percentage of Roman Catholics increased to 95.8% in 1926 and the Church of Ireland also decreased to 10.6% with 1.3% and 0.8% being... Read MORE...

  • News  1892 - 1906 - A network of sewers is built in Dublin
  • 1895 - County Dublin
    Dublin, a county of Ireland, in Leinster, has E. the Irish Sea, and landward, from the S. round to N., the cos. of Wicklow, Kildare, and Meath. Area, ... Read MORE...

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