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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 Leinster (province)  ............  Leinster (province) (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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