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Description - Sandymount by Hugh Oram

Sandymount is a comparative newcomer in terms of Dublin suburbs, since it only started to develop in the mid-nineteenth century, after the arrival of the railway from Westland Row to Kingstown. Yet despite that comparatively recent start, it has become a very distinctive place, with a strong village atmosphere.

Local historian and author Hugh Oram explores its history in this collection of over 200 archive images. Accompanied by detailed and informative captions, each page captures life in the area as it once was and is now, providing a vital record of the changing face of Sandymount.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781845888824
ISBN-10: 1845888820
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Nonsuch Publishing
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2016
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Hugh Oram

Hugh Oram is a writer, historian, and book reviewer and is a regular columnist with Books Ireland. His previously published books include Ballsbridge Then & Now, The Little Book of Ballsbridge, and Dundrum Then & Now.

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