Donnybrook TidyTowns

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Map-05 Beaver Row

The cottages on Beaver Row were built in 1811 for those who worked at a Beaver Hat Factory which was located on the opposite side of the River Dodder. A wooden footbridge was built across the river for the employees (later to be replaced by the present iron bridge) as was the now disused Wesleyian Methodist Chapel which can be

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Map-04 Church of the Sacred Heart

There are very few records from 1630 until the eighteenth century in  relation to the development of a Catholic parish at Donnybrook. In 1615  The Catholic Church in Kilkenny held a Provincial Synod where it was  decided, among other things, to re-constitute the parishes in Dublin.  From 1617 to 1787 Booterstown, Blackrock, Stillorgan, Kilmacud and Dundrum, were all pre-Reformation sub