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Customs House to Howth Head: A History and Guide to the Dublin North Bay Area by Dennis McIntyre

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Customs House to Howth Head: A History and Guide to the Dublin North Bay Area by Dennis McIntyre

A history of the Dublin North Bay area, minutely documenting the trek from the Customs House to Howth Head in all its facets, angles and aspects. Fascinating facts and absorbing detail make up this mammoth undertaking, in a manner that is both informative and entertaining. The book is copiously illustrated with a well-chosen selection of images.

The book goes to the soul of the North Bay area, examining and detailing its rich historical lore and its large cultural scope. If ever the statement, "It's all about the journey" were true, then it could have been coined for this comprehensive, all-embracing volume.

This is not just a local history but rather, a series of local histories, covering Dublin's Customs House area, Docklands, North Strand, Summerhill, Ballybough, Fairview, Marino, Donnycarney, Clontarf, Killester, Raheny, Kilbarrack, Bayside, Donaghmede, Baldoyle, Sutton and Howth. Bar being taken by the hand and walking along the trail from the Customs House to Howth Head, you will not find a better or more detailed guide book. It makes a fascinating read and an even better reference book. It has everything that local history should have – and that bit extra.

Customs House to Howth Head: A History and Guide to the Dublin North Bay Area by Dennis McIntyre
Non-fiction, history, Irish history, local history, social history, Dublin, travel, reference
244 printed pages. Paperback.
First published in Ireland, in 2023, under the imprint of Shara Press
ISBN: 978-0-9527311-6-0

About the Author

Dennis McIntyre is an author, historian, tour guide, broadcaster and former teacher. Originally from Sligo, he has lived on the northside of Dublin for a number of years and he has established a reputation as a local historian. In addition to his writing, Dennis McIntyre also serves as founder and director of Dublin North Bay Tourism and the Stoker Dracula Gothic Organisation.

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