4299 Dublin Historical Record Published by the Old Dublin Society
Volume 69 Number 1 Spring/Summer 2016. €12.00
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Around the Town 3
The world upturning: the Irish wartime diaries of Elsie Henry, 1913-1919 by Clara Cullen 6
Belgrave Square Rathmines: the development of its green space by Elizabeth Smith 17
The name ‘Ballinteer’ – a popular misconception 30
The Dubliner known as ‘King of the Ruhr’ by Kurt Kullmann 34
Some guidelines for contributors 46
Dublin’s first automobiles – early steam carriage trials on the streets of Dublin by Peter Geraghty 47
A snapshot of life in Harold’s Cross Cottages 1884-1940 by Wemmechien Hofman 59
The home front: the Dublin townships and the first world war by Séamus Ó Maitiú 71
The unclean mills: Mullinahack – the place that vanished by Edward Hannon 84
The Common Council of Dublin 1673 –the missing names by Eoin C. Bairéad 96
The ‘Dubs’ at Colenso 100
Chasing the smugglers – the customs service in Rush 1674-1765 by Maighréad Ní Mhurchadha 102
Society News 117
Some more forgotten bus companies and recent bus innovations by James Scannell 119
Book Notices and Reviews 122
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