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The Rivers of Dublin

The Rivers of Dublin

The systematic provision of sewers in Dublin started around 1810. Watercourses and tributaries were incorporated into the sewerage system covering a complete network of approximately 1,300 miles… Continue reading

History is in the graveyards.

History is in the graveyards.

Exploring Glasnevin The process of providing detailed and dignified funerals for the Catholics of Ireland had been one that faced harsh limitations until the 1830s. The Penal Laws and ongoing discriminatory actions by religious and government officials journeyed through a process of repeal and debate, however it was a funeral in 1823 that altered the … Continue reading