Describes the poverty, soup kitchens, food riots, street beggars and workhouses that were all a feature of Dublin life. This work also introduces us to the strange customs and pastimes of Dubliners, such as the 'bearing ...Quick View
Pirates executed in St Stephen's Green; Mother Bungy's 'sink of sin' in what is now Temple Bar; the Viking thingmote in College Green where human sacrifices took place; hidden holy wells under the city streets: these are ...Quick View
Criminal incidents, accidents, whippings, beatings, jail escapes and hangings were all part of Dublin's 'brilliant parade' in the 18th and 19th century, including actors, clergymen, scientists, politicians and rogues and ...Quick View
A random collection of tales of human tragedy, eccentrics, crime and punishment, hanging and rioting on 'The Green'.
'The Green' for several hundred years was effectively the killing fields of Dublin, where the city' ...Quick View