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DONNYBROOK THEN & NOW

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ISBN: 9781845888381
AuthorDoran, Beatrice
Pub Date01/12/2014
BindingTrade PB
Pages96
CountryGBR
Dewey941.5
SeriesThen and Now
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Quick overview Looking at the past and present of Donnybrook through the use of pictures and informative captions.
€16.99

Donnybrook is one of the most iconic and affluent areas of South County Dublin, a picturesque enclave known for its wide leafy roads and fine houses. In this new work, librarian and historian Dr Beatrice Doran explores its vibrant past by contrasting forty-five archive images with the modern photographs of Vincent Clarke. Accompanied by detailed and informative research, each page tells a story of change, looking at aspects of suburbia, architecture, transportation and commerce, and, of course, remembering some of the local people who helped to make Donnybrook what it is today. This book will be of great interest to all who know the area, and will be a vital and lasting record of the changing face of Donnybrook.

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Donnybrook is one of the most iconic and affluent areas of South County Dublin, a picturesque enclave known for its wide leafy roads and fine houses. In this new work, librarian and historian Dr Beatrice Doran explores its vibrant past by contrasting forty-five archive images with the modern photographs of Vincent Clarke. Accompanied by detailed and informative research, each page tells a story of change, looking at aspects of suburbia, architecture, transportation and commerce, and, of course, remembering some of the local people who helped to make Donnybrook what it is today. This book will be of great interest to all who know the area, and will be a vital and lasting record of the changing face of Donnybrook.

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