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Dublin Castle

Dublin Castle (https://bathroomrenovationdublin.ie/) was first established as a significant protective work by Meiler Fitzhenry on the orders of King John of England in 1204, at some point after the Norman invasion of Ireland in 1169, when it was commanded that a castle be developed with strong walls and good ditches for the defence of the …

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Guinness Storehouse Dublin

The building in which the Storehouse lies was constructed in 1902 as a fermentation plant for the St. James’s Gate Brewery (yeast is added to the brew). It was developed in the style of the Chicago School of Architecture and was the very first multi-storey steel-framed building to be built in Ireland. The building was …

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Dublin Zoo

The Royal Zoological Society of Dublin (https://bathroomrenovationdublin.ie/) was established at a conference held at the Rotunda Medical Facility on 10 May 1830 and the zoo, then called the Zoological Gardens Dublin, was opened to the general public on 1 September 1831. The animals, 46 mammals and 72 birds, were donated by London Zoo. Initial lodge …

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EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

EPIC is a privately owned museum, established by Neville Isdell, previous chairman and President of The Coca-Cola Company, who was born in County Down. During 2015, an advisory group was put together to seek advice from on the development of EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. In Might 2016, EPIC was formally opened by former President …

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Dublin International Airport

In 1917, during World War I, the townland of Collinstown was chosen as the site of a base for the British Royal Flying Corps. By April 1918, when the Flying Corps was renamed the Royal Air Force, Collinstown Aerodrome was more than 20% complete. The building was finished in 1919 when the Irish War of …

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Croke Park Dublin

Identifying the capacity of the Jones’ Road sports ground a journalist and GAA member, Frank Dineen, borrowed much of the ₤ 3,250 asking rate and bought the ground in 1908. In 1913 the GAA entered special ownership of the plot when they purchased it from Dineen for ₤ 3,500. The ground was then renamed Croke …

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Christ Church Cathedral Dublin

Christ Church Cathedral (https://bathroomrenovationdublin.ie), more officially The Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, is the cathedral of the United Dioceses of Dublin and Glendalough and the cathedral of the ecclesiastical province of the United Provinces of Dublin and Cashel in the (Anglican) Church of Ireland. It is located in Dublin, Ireland, and is the elder of …

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