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Published by Gill and Macmillan in Goldenbridge, Dublin, New York .
Written in English



  • Ireland,
  • Dublin


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [274]-277) and index.

StatementH.A. Gilligan.
LC ClassificationsMLCM 92/13988 (D)
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 293 p. :
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1801981M
ISBN 10071711578X
LC Control Number89206531

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History; Searchable Archives; Gallery. St. Patrick’s Day ; Photograph Collection; The Name Book; The History of the Port; The Yearbook; Videos; Historical Map Collection; Graving Dock Opening; Contribute; News & Events; Contact. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gilligan, H.A. (Henry A.), History of the port of Dublin. Goldenbridge, Dublin ; New York: Gill. Buy A History of the Port of Dublin by Gilligan, H.A. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. A History of the Port of Dublin: : Gilligan, H.A.: Books4/5(1). History of the Port. Dublin Port, as an organisation, has a long and remarkable history, dating back over years from There have been many famous moments and famous visitors in that time Captain William Bligh’s (of “Mutiny on the Bounty” fame) involvement in the .

The Reading Room, Dublin City Library and Archive, Pearse Street holds a wealth of material on the history of Dublin, including books, pamphlets, journals, street directories, and almanacs. The following online resources can be accessed free of charge at your local library . Dublin Port & The City. Dublin Port shares a unique connection with the city of Dublin. It is a bond that is not just physical – it’s a shared history, culture and community between the port and our capital city. To strengthen, continue and encourage this connection Dublin Port has commissioned a series of cultural and heritage initiatives, designed to present Dublin’s rich maritime. History. The medieval port of Dublin was located on the south bank of the Liffey near Christ Church Cathedral, a few miles upstream from its current location. In , the Great South Wall was constructed to shelter the entrance to the port. Poolbeg Lighthouse at the end of the South Bull Wall was constructed in The port books are locally created records of customs duties paid on overseas trade. They cover but for many ports they stop well before A number of port books have been published by local record societies. Search the internet to find your local record society, or check the British Association for Local History website.

Description. As a port city, Dublin owes much to the labourers who strove against the heavy-duty tide of imports and exports; a league of thousands who were hired on a day-to-day basis for generations, defining the bustle of Dublin city centre – a cornerstone of the urban industrial working class in Ireland. Turtle Bunbury is an award-winning travel writer, historian and author based in Ireland. His published works includes 'The Glorious Madness: Tales of the Irish & the Great War', as well as the best-selling 'Vanishing Ireland' series, as well as 'The Irish Pub' and 'Living in Sri Lanka'. His work also includes extensive articles relating to travels in Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe, Mexico, Europe.   A lecture delivered to The Genealogical Society of Ireland by Lar Joye, Heritage Director, Dublin Port. The earliest reference to Dublin is sometimes said to be found in the writings of Claudius Ptolemaeus (Ptolemy), the Egyptian-Greek astronomer and cartographer, around the year , who refers to a settlement called would seem to give Dublin a just claim to nearly two thousand years of antiquity, as the settlement must have existed a considerable time before Ptolemy became aware of it.