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Bram Stoker

Abraham “Bram” Stoker (8 November 1847 - 20 April 1912) was an Irish writer of novels and short stories, who is best known today for his 1897 horror novel Dracula. During his lifetime, he was better known for being the personal assistant of the actor Henry Irving and the business manager of the Lyceum Theatre [...]


Ballybough is a district of north Dublin, Ireland situated northeast of Summerhill, between the Royal Canal and the River Tolka. Adjacent areas are North Strand, Fairview and Drumcondra / Clonliffe. The name derives from the Irish baile “town” and bocht “poor”. The area was synomymous with being a leper colony in the 18th Century when it [...]


Clontarf (Irish: Cluain Tarbh, meaning Bulls’ Meadow) is a coastal suburb on the northside of Dublin, Ireland, located in Dublin 3. It is most famous for giving the name to the Battle of Clontarf in 1014 during which Brian Boru, High King of Ireland defeated the Viking invaders. This battle, which extended to districts over [...]


Fairview (or Fionnradharc as Ghaeilge) is a district on the Northside of Dublin, Ireland, in the jurisdiction of Dublin City Council. It is part of Dublin 3.
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The district is bordered to the southwest by the River Tolka and East Wall, to the west by North Strand, to the north by Marino, on the [...]



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