Here’s another detail from that extraordinary treasure trove and endless mine of information that is John Roque’s 1756 map of Dublin. This particular detail shows the location of the old city basin relative to nearby streets and buildings. The city basin has now been filed in of course. It sat or lay just west… Read More Dublin’s old City Basin, & 3 historic hospitals.
I’m delighted to see my neigbour and friend Hugh Oram has put himself online with a excellent, very attractive new website. I find myself quite jealous of the nice clear presentation and lovely pictures there! For those of you that haven’t discovered him yet, Hugh sometimes stands in and writes the well-known daily Irish… Read More Hugh Oram’s website, a national treasure, online at last!