News from County Dublin

The Story of Kevin Izod O Doherty

An Irish Rebel in Queensland - Kevin Doherty

When: Tuesday, 16 May, 2023

Kevin Izod Doherty was born in Dublin, on 7 September 1823, the son of Dr Kevin Izod Doherty and Mary Ann (Eva) Kelly.

George Bernard Shaw

Chronicles Insight - A True Son of Dublin

When: Friday, 5 July, 2019

Shaw’s parents, George Carr Shaw (1814-1885) and Lucinda Elizabeth Gurly (1830-1913), were of English Protestant descent. Shaw’s father was a notorious drunkard, a fact which prompted his son to adopt a teetotal lifestyle.


A Day in Dublin with Joyce and Bloom

When: Thursday, 11 June, 2020

The Martello Tower, Sandycove​


World War One veterans

When: Monday, 14 November, 2016


St Catherines (Dublin) Dublin

Sallynoggin rapper goes viral

When: Friday, 17 July, 2020

Get down with this rap tour of The Noggin... 

Monkstown (Dublin) Dublin

NEW BOOK History of DCU

When: Sunday, 5 July, 2020

On June 25, 2020 Eoin Kinsella's 'Dublin City University 1980 - 2020: Designed to be Different' was launched by Dr Mary Canning, President of the RIA in DCU.

Glasnevin (Dublin) Dublin

Proof Viking Dublin was much larger than we thought

When: Thursday, 12 March, 2020

At present, a garden inside Dublin Castle marks what was thought to make up most of the original Dubh Linn.


Ruins of Tara Street Church unearthed

When: Tuesday, 26 November, 2019

A church was first built on the site in 1709 in Penal times when the practice of Catholicism was banned. In spite of the religious restrictions, the chapel flourished and attracted thousands of worshippers.

St Andrews (Dublin) Dublin

Bequests to Orphan School in St. Catherine's Parish, Dublin

When: Monday, 14 November, 2016

Residents of the parish district, and Institutions are mentioned in these Last Wills. Date [unknown to be determined] Historical summaries from CHARITABLE DONATIONS AND BEQUESTS (IRELAND), concerning St.Catherine's district. The contents of the document itself in whole is quite lengthy, herein extracted

St Catherines (Dublin) Dublin

Researchers Tools and web links

When: Monday, 14 November, 2016

Samuel Lewis 1837 history of St.Catherine's district

St Catherines (Dublin) Dublin