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Dublin Castle at the heart of Irish history. by Denis McCarthy

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Published by Stationery Office, To be purchased from Government Publications Sales Office in [Dublin .
Written in English



  • Dublin (Ireland),
  • Ireland,
  • Dublin


  • Dublin Castle (Dublin, Ireland) -- History.,
  • Castles -- Ireland -- Dublin -- History.,
  • Dublin (Ireland) -- Buildings, structures, etc.,
  • Ireland -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesDublin Castle
ContributionsBenton, David.
LC ClassificationsDA995.D9 D86 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination140 p. :
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3364012M
ISBN 100755719751
LC Control Number2004426683

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The heart of Irish history, Dublin Castle’s walls hold the ghosts of an Ireland far beyond which we know today. What was Dublin Castle’s main function? Dublin Castle’s main role in the history of Ireland was to serve as the seat for British rule for over years, home to the representative of the British government. Dublin, Irish Dubh Linn, Norse Dyfflin (“Black Pool”), also called Baile Átha Cliath (“Town of the Ford of the Hurdle”), city, capital of Ireland, located on the east coast in the province of ed at the head of Dublin Bay of the Irish Sea, Dublin is the country’s chief port, centre of financial and commercial power, and seat of culture. Dublin Castle is the heart of historic Dublin The city gets its name from the Black Pool - 'Dubh Linn' which was on the site of the present Castle garden. The Castle houses the magnificent State Apartments, built as the residential quarters of the Viceregal court and now the venue for Presidential Inaugurations, State Functions and Ireland's. The PRINTWORKS at DUBLIN CASTLE Dame St, Dublin 2 For over years Dublin Castle has been at the heart of Irish history. In fact, the city gets its name from the ‘Dubh Linn’ or Black Pool, on the site of the present Castle Gardens and Coach House. The .

Dublin Castle: at the heart of Irish History. Dublin: Irish Government Stationery Office. ISBN Johnston, Francis (). The Chapel Royal, Dublin Castle (reprint). Dublin: The Irish Builder (trade journal). Costello, Peter (). Dublin Castle, in the life of the Irish nation. Dublin: Wolfhound Press. ISBN Affiliation: Church of Ireland (–), Roman . Right in the heart of the city, the site of the Dublin Castle has played a part in Ireland's history since the land was used by Vikings to build a fortress in A.D. Dublin Castle: The Colonial Significance of this Old, Irish Castle A pretty panorama of the many buildings of modern Dublin Castle. Credit: William Murphy, CC-BY-SA It’d be foolish to write about the castles in Dublin without first featuring, well, Dublin Castle itself. Dublin Castle has huge cultural and historical significance in Ireland. Dublin Castle is the heart of historic Dublin. In fact the city gets its name from the Black Pool - 'Dubh Linn' which was on the site of the present Castle garden. The Castle stands on the ridge on a strategic site at the junction of the River Liffey and its tributary the Poddle, where the original Location: Castle Street.