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An eighteenth century traveller to Ireland was so uncomplimentary about everyone that he managed to unite all strands of opinion against him.
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ON DAWSON STREET

This broad, pleasant street, laid out in the eighteenth century, contained the homes and haunts of many prominent figures associated with parliament; hence the large, fine houses.
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PARNELL STREET FENIANS

The commercial heart of Dublin city centre, with its large shops and many shop assistants, was fertile ground in the nineteenth century for Fenian recruiters.
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