North Dublin is vibrant, lively and always changing, a place where people live against the backdrop of some of the city’s most renowned landmarks and beautiful buildings. In this book, the author captures the history of North Dublin before the development of the recent past through a collection of engaging and unique photographs. From the Liffey to Balbriggan, this book covers some of North Dublin’s best-known areas, providing a wealth of information in this visually striking and important history.
About the Author
Dr Derek Stanley is a historian and researcher, and has been writing about Dublin and Ireland for many years. He is the author of South Dublin and Central Dublin. This is a new format edition of the original work, complete with higher resolution images and improved design.
Table of Contents
1 North Quays and the City 9
2 Broadstone, Phoneix Park, Cabra and Phibsborough 21
3 Finglas, Glasnevin and Drumcondra 39
4 Artane, Killester, Clontarf and Dollymount 49
5 Sutton and Howth 55
6 People and Events 73
7 Dublin Airport 89
8 Portmarnack and Malahide 93
9 Swords, Donabate, Lusk and Rush 105
10 Skerries and Balbriggen 113