Dublin Ireland history

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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Dublin

The City of Dublin can trace its origin back more than 1,000 years, and for much of this time it has been Ireland's principal city and the cultural, educational and industrial centre of the island. Contents. [hide]. 1 Founding and early history; 2 Late Medieval Dublin; 3 16th and 17th centuries; 4 18th and 19th centuries. 4.1 From ...

www.dublin.info/history

A Brief History of Dublin, Ireland. The first documented history of Dublin begins with the Viking raids in the 8th and 9th century. These led to the establishment of a settlement on the southside of the mouth of the Liffey, named Dubh Linn (Black Pool) after the lake where the Danes first moored their boats. Despite stone ...

www.inyourpocket.com/dublin/Dublin-A-Short-History_70271f

The name Dublin comes from the Gaelic dubh linn or “black pool” - where the Poddle stream met the River Liffey to form a deep pool at Dublin Castle. The city's modern name - Baile Áth Cliath – means the “town of the ford of the hurdles”. Ireland's four principal routeways converged at a crossing place made of hurdles of ...

Dublin Ireland History