Harold’s Cross: Ireland in Old Photographs

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Harold’s Cross: Ireland in Old Photographs | 9781845887025 | Joe Curtis

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ISBN:9781845887025

Format:Paperback / softback

Published:01/05/2011 by The History Press Ltd

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Harold’s Cross got its name from a cross which marked the boundary of the lands owned by the Archbishop of Dublin, and the lands of the Harold clan in the 1500s. Today Harold’s Cross is a bustling thoroughfare, and although it is now a suburb on the south side of Dublin, it was once akin to the best little town in Ireland, being completely self-sufficient, with schools, churches, shops, pubs, hospital, orphanage, convents, monastery, cinema, a major cemetery, mills and factories, park, canal, large and small houses, dog track, barracks, and many farms and orchards. For its residents, it has a rich and varied history, which is beautifully captured in this book of archive photographs.

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