10 Dublin Streetnames You Should Know
Misery Hill (map): Corpses of those executed were strung up to rot here as a warning to would be criminals. A 12th century leper hospice was also located here. (source)
Blood Stoney Road (map): In 1867, Bindon Blood Stoney, an inventor from Co. Offaly was Chief Engineer to Dublin Port. He's best known for the North Wall Extension and the Alexandra Basin, (source)
Atmospheric Road (map): The Dalkey Atmospheric Railway was completed in 1844 and was in operation for ten years. It replaced an earlier tramway that transported granite from Dalkey Quarry to build the piers at Dún Laoghaire. The path of the line now forms part of the DART route to Bray. (source)
Lazer Lane (map): A 13th century leper hospital was established here by the Order of St. Lazarus Of Jerusalem. (source)
Little Britain Street (map): Great Britain Street was renamed Parnell Street more than 100 years ago, but adjoining Little Britain Street remains. The Irish translation refers to 'An Bhreatain Bheag', lit. 'Small Britain', and also the Irish name for Wales.
(Google makes Wales 'Little Britain')
Sunday's Well Road: From 'Tobar Rí an Domhnaigh' - Water well of the King of the Blessed Sunday.
Love Lane (map): No info.
Spa Road (map): No info.
Lemon Street (map): No info.
Lad Lane (map): No info.
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