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Chronicles Insight - A True Son of Dublin

When: Friday, 5 July, 2019

Shaw’s parents, George Carr Shaw (1814-1885) and Lucinda Elizabeth Gurly (1830-1913), were of English Protestant descent. Shaw’s father was a notorious drunkard, a fact which prompted his son to adopt a teetotal lifestyle.

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George Bernard Shaw

Charities and Institutions circa 1884

When: Monday, 14 November, 2016

Historical summaries from The Charities of Dublin, concerning St. Catherine's district. The contents of the book itself in whole is quite lengthy, herein extracted from the original compiler editor and author R.M. Barrett 1884. See details below.

St Catherines (Dublin) Dublin
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