4764 Dublin Historical Record Published by the Old Dublin Society
Volume 70 Number 1 Spring/Summer 2017. €10.00
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Around the Town 3
‘All Quiet on the Southern Front’ South Circular Road on the eve of World War 1 by Catherine Scuffil 6
Howth and its Maritime Past by Kevin Rickard 19
The Dublin Fire Brigade Ambulance Service & the Turbulent Years of 1913 – 1916 by Tony McDonnell 36
The lands of the Vicar Coral of St Patrick’s Cathedral in Harold’s Cross, Dublin by Eoin C. Bairéad 47
Francis Smyth & Son, Umbrella Manufacturers Dublin 1836-1967 The rise and fall of a Dublin business house by Gregory Young 54
The British Army Presence in Dublin by Henry Fairbrother 70
Dubliners and the Influenza Epidemic of 1918/19 by Jessie Walsh 81
Balbriggan 1757-1875: the foundation and establishment of an urban industrial landscape: Part 1 by Róisín Halligan 96
Rathmines church and the ‘77’ by Séamas Ó Maitiú 106
The Fitzwilliams and Merrion – the last of the line by Des Smyth 108
The Farm Records of Rev. Ralph Sadleir, Castleknock, 1857-61 by David R. Stead 120
Obituary – Anna Barron 1935-2017 by A.P. Behan 133
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