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Stationary Grandeur

Standing resplendent, beside Dublin’s river Liffey, at a point where St.John’s Road West meets Victoria Quay, is the magnificent Heuston Station Building. Formerly known as Kingsbridge Station, the front of this impressive structure was designed in 1846 by English Architect … Continue reading

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One of our own: Arthur Wellesley

Born on 1st May 1769 at 6 Merrion Street Dublin, young Arthur was destined for great things. He was the fourth son in a family of five sons born to Garret Wesley and Anne Hill-Trevor. Arthur attended school at Trim, … Continue reading

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Time Capsule – Pretoria, South Africa 1907

8752 Private Michael Breen, a paternal Granduncle of mine, served in the 2nd Border Regiment during the early 1900s. While I have no clear evidence to indicate that during his time in the army he completed any postings in South … Continue reading

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