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If Ever You Go to Dublin Town: A historic fuide to the city's street names
If Ever You Go to Dublin Town A historic fuide to the city's street names Author:Carol & Jonathon Bardon The heart of Dublin is lively and bustling, welcoming citizen and tourist alike with its friendly pubs, fashionable shops, hawkers' stalls and up-market restaurants. But the contrasting faces of the city - modernistic office blocks, gracious Georgian houses, crumbling tenements - hint at its fascinating history. — Street names, strange in a moder... more »n context, lead us into the past - Bull Lane, Weaver's Square ... the unremarkable Hammond Lane takes on a sinister glamour when we discover it was originally Hangman's Lane ....
Attractively illustrated, this excellent pocket guide explains the names of over 200 of the most historic and interesting streets, transforming a casual stroll around the city into an exciting time voyage back to its tumultuous past.« less