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Broadstone station.

Transport in 19th Century Dublin




Michael Barry looks at how people got around in 19th century Dublin   Georgian Dublin was an intimate city, easily contained within …

British troops confront strikers in Dublin in 1920. In 1922 Free State troops did the same.

The Rabble and the Republic




John Dorney looks at how the Irish separatist movement interacted with the population of the Dublin slums during the years of the Great War …