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From Merrion square to Dublin Castle

Dublin Castle (Irish: Caisleán Bhaile Átha Cliath) off Dame Street, Dublin, Ireland, is a major Irish governmental complex, formerly the fortified seat of Br...
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The Castles of Ireland - Dublin Castle

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Dublin Castle, a symbol of British authority for 700 years, now a number one visitors' attraction...
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Dublin Castle: History & Education

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For over 800 years Dublin Castle has been at the heart of Irish history.

 

From the founding of the first Celtic settlement in the 1st century A.D. to every Presidential inaugration since the foundation of the State, the site has stood witness to some of the most pivotal events in the country's history.

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Dublin Castle Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about Dublin Castle

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Dublin Castle. In 1204 King John issued a mandate for the construction of a fortress suitable for the administration of the city and, if necessary, for its defence. Until 1922 this castle was the citadel of British authority in Ireland, and official home to the lord lieutenant or lord deputy. It was the seat of state councils and was, on occasion, used for meetings of parliament and the courts of law.

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Heritage Ireland: Dublin Castle

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Dublin Castle: Originally built in the 13th century on a site previously settled by the Vikings it functioned as a military fortress, a prison, treasury, courts of law and the seat of English Administration in Ireland for 700 years. Rebuilt in the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, Dublin Castle is now used for important State receptions and Presidential Inaugurations. The State Apartments, Undercroft, Chapel Royal, Craft Shop, Heritage Centre and Restaurant are open to visitors.

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