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ID: 7006878
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Dún Laoghaire (inhabited place)  Dún Laoghaire (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 17 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.2833  decimal degrees
Long: 006 08 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -6.1333  decimal degrees

Note: Legend notes that King Laoghaire of Tara had a fort here in 5th cen.; formerly a fishing village, it grew after large harbor was constructed in 1816; terminus for car-ferry passengers from Wales; connected to Dublin city by rail in 1834.

Names:
Dún Laoghaire (preferred,C,V)
Dunleary (C,V)
Kingstown (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Ireland (nation)  ........  Ireland (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown (county)  ............  Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Dún Laoghaire (inhabited place)  ................  Dún Laoghaire (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  by tradition, fortified by 5th cen.
city (C)
port (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Dún Laoghaire..........  [VP Preferred]
..........................  Blue Guide: Ireland (1979) 130-131
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 270
..........................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 59
Dunleary..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-49
Kingstown..........  [VP]
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-87
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Blue Guide: Ireland (1979) 130-131
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 270
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-49; I-87
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 59
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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