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01. Dean Jonathan Swift of St. Patrick’s Cathedral – and Dunlavin.
Diversion 1. Jonathan Swift (1667 – 1745) was one of the greatest writers of his age and possibly the greatest satirist ...
10. Test Your Local Knowledge
Diversion 10. Look what I found! I came across this round of local questions from an old table quiz on my ...
11. Tournant Graveyard and ‘Cantwell’s memorials of the dead’.
Diversion 11. Tournant graveyard was in use from the mid-eighteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries, but many of the headstones are ...
12. Cantwell and Dunlavin Protestant churchyard
Diversion 12. Today, we are staying with Brian Cantwell’s Memorials of the Dead. He also made a record for Dunlavin ...
13. Popular panic in 1832: a strange constabulary report emanates from Dunlavin!
Diversion 13. Today’s diversion is a short piece I put together today. I was looking through some sources I’ve collected over ...
3. Away with the fairies
Diversion 3.Today’s diversion is slightly different, since it comes from the world of folklore rather than ‘pure’ history. When the ...
4. Folk beliefs in nineteenth-century Dunlavin.
Diversion 4. As a follow-up to the previous fairy story, this reworked short excerpt from my book ‘An Irish village: ...
5. Religion & Identity in Medieval Ireland
Diversion 5. Today’s diversion is a new essay, which I wrote last year. It is, as yet, unpublished anywhere else. It ...
7. An Interview about Michael Dwyer
Diversion 7. Back to historical topics today, but in a slightly different format. On 6 March 2004, I spoke about my ...
9. Entertainment in Dunlavin in the 1890s
Diversion 9. Today’s diversion recalls a concert from 125 years ago and the early days of the GAA in Dunlavin. Enjoy! The ...
Historic Village and Architectural Heritage Gem
Dunlavin and Donard - A Brief History of Some Civil Parishes in the Barony of Lower Talbotstown
Using Local Historical Source Records
Dunlavin- From Market House to Blind Lane on Station Road- The PURE Mile
Dunlavin Tidy Towns
The Impact of World War One on the Dunlavin region by Chris Lawlor
Many of the inhabitants of Dunlavin were probably quite unmoved when Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia on 28 July 1914. ...
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