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Early Local Government in Suburban Dublin

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Full title: Dublin’s suburban towns, 1847-1930 : governing Clontarf, Drumcondra, Dalkey, Killiney, Kilmainham, Pembroke, Kingstown, Blackrock, Rathmines and Rathgar

Creator / Author: Séamas Ó Maitiú

Item Type / Page count: Book / 256p

When Published: 2003

Publisher / Place of Publication: Four Courts Press Ltd. / 7 Malpas Street, Dublin 8.

About: In the nineteenth century places such as Clontarf, Drumcondra, Dalkey, Killiney, Kilmainham, Pembroke, Kingstown, Blackrock, Rathmines and Rathgar were the suburbs of Dublin City. This book looks at the history of these townships and their impact on the political, social, domestic and cultural life of the ever expanding capital city.

ID number(s): 1851827226 / 1851827234

Chapters: Introduction — Establishing townships  — Township administration, finance and staffing  — Health and wholesome water: the fight for environmental control — The Royal Commission on boundaries: the Exham Commission, 1878 — From township to urban district council — Cultivating the civic arts: expanded services — In time of international and domestic war: 1914-23 — In a free state, 1922-30 — Notes — Appendix: Rathmines & Rathgar Commissioners, 1847-1930 — Bibliography.

WW Connection #1: The author is a resident of West Wicklow.

Extra #1: includes many illustrations, photographs and maps.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

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