Maps of Dublin accompanying Thom's Official Directory


Nine Thom’s maps of the city and environs of Dublin from the collection of the School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy (GPEP). Printed by the Ordnance Survey for the Dublin publisher Alexander Thom from the six-inch map sheets 18 and 22, and dating from the late 19th century. The maps have been annotated with hand written dates made by Dr. Arnold Horner, formerly of GPEP, and based on information in J.H. Andrew’s article "Medium and message in early six-inch Irish Ordnance Maps: the case of Dublin city". These loose maps were originally published in Thom’s annual Almanac and Official Directory.

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Custom House, Custom House Quay: façade detail


Custom House, Custom House Quay: façade detail

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Feast of St. John: A large bonfire at the entrance to Pinewoods Estate in Westport, County Mayo. This was taken on Friday, the day before St John’s Eve and the bonfire is very big already with trees and mattresses visible, 22/06/01


A large bonfire at the entrance to Pinewoods Estate in Westport, County Mayo. This was taken on Friday, the day before St John’s Eve and the bonfire is very big already with trees and mattresses visible, 22/06/01.

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Dataset comprising photographic documentation of 444 buildings in Dublin, Ireland


Photographic data regarding 444 builings in Dublin, Ireland, comprising primarily multi-layer images in Adobe PhotoShop (PSD) format. The majority of images consist of one or more photographic images that have been manpulated to create a single ortorectified image of a structure; a structure may be represented by more than one PSD file, such that 516 images in total are included in the dataset.

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Story 22


Story collected by a student at Culdaff school (Culdaff, Co. Donegal) from informant Mr Patrick Conner.

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Songs by David Walsh - English Justice in Ireland


Story collected by a student at Millín, Séipéal na Carraige school (Milleenduff, Co. Cork) (no informant identified).

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Henrietta Street, No. 7: stairhall (upper level)


Henrietta Street, No. 7: stairhall (upper level)

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In every district in Ireland there is one house always called the rambling house...


Story collected by Charles Duignan, a student at Cnoc Rua school (Knockroe, Co. Roscommon) from informant Battie Beirne.

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When Cromwell was in Ireland he and his soldiers visited the parish of Oranmore.


Story collected by Caoimhghin O Treabhair, a student at Órán Mór (B) school (Oranmore, Co. Galway) from informant an unidentified informant.

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Alexander Plunkett Chalice


Alexander Plunkett Chalice

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[School's modules]


[School's modules]

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Ellen MacDonagh writing to Fr. Gleeson about her son Joachim MacDonagh


Letter to Fr. Gleeson from Ellen MacDonagh, Chapel Road, Ennistymon, County Clare, regarding her son, Joachim, who is a prisoner in Germany since 22 December. Her son was helping another wounded soldier when they were surrounded and captured at the Battle of Ypres. She states that Fr. Gleeson is so well known and respected in Ennistymon and he may as well be one of the local priests.

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The Blacksmith Volunteer - A Song of '22


Story collected by Liam Ó Murchadha, a student at Tuairín Árd school (Tooreenard, Co. Kerry) from informant Tadhg Barrett.

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Many people suffer from what is commonly termed "the spoil of a boot", this is cured by an ivy leaf, which was heated at the fire, softened, and then put to the spot.


Story collected by Eithne Watters, a student at Collon school (Collon, Co. Louth) (no informant identified).

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Residences


Story collected by a student at Termonfeckin school (Termonfeckin, Co. Louth) (no informant identified).

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Swifts Runners


Story collected by a student at Páirc na Rian (C.), Rampark, Jenkinstown school (Lordship, Co. Louth) (no informant identified).

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One of our bravest men in '98 was Coady. ...


Story collected by May Carty, a student at Baile an Daingin (Ballindaggin) school (Ballindaggan, Co. Wexford) from informant Pat Carty.

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Cruatan


Story collected by a student at An Caisleán Nua (C.), Cluain Meala school (Newcastle, Co. Tipperary) from informant David Halley.

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Story about '98


Story collected by Martin Connick, a student at Mulrankin school (Mulrankin, Co. Wexford) from informant William Lambert.

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The Shore-Hole Murphy


Story collected by a student at Boulavogue school (Boleyvogue, Co. Wexford) (no informant identified).

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Local Happenings


Story collected by Dominick Hearn, a student at Ballykelly school (Ballykelly, Co. Wexford) from informant an unidentified informant.

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Local Happening


Story collected by Mary Fitzmaurice, a student at Áth Liag school (Athleague, Co. Roscommon) from informant Thos Fitzmaurice.

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Emblems


Story collected by Máire Ní Dhonnchaidh, a student at Clochar na Trócaire, Béal Átha na mBuillí school (Strokestown, Co. Roscommon) from informant Michael Spollan.

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Local Happenings


Story collected by a student at Caisleán Gael school (Castlegal, Co. Sligo) (no informant identified).

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