ARTANE, a village and parish in Coolock barony, Dublin county, three miles N. from the General Post Office, Dublin, comprising an area of 954 acres. Population, 457. The village is on the road to Malahide. The parish, anciently called "Tartaine," for centuries formed part of the estate of the Hollywood family, and the castle of Artane likewise belonged to that of the Donnellans, where it is said Archbishop Allen, in 1533, was murdered for his dislike to the Geraldines. The ruins were taken down in 1825, and on its site Artane House was erected.Alley, Thomas, esq. Artane house, 133l.
Charles, James, esq. Donnycarney cottage, and 61 Abbey-street, middle
Hoey, Mrs. Elizabeth, Pearmount, 33l. 10s.
Pilkington, Frederick, esq. St. John's, and 89 Middle Abbey-st. 50l. 10s.
Reilly, Charles, farmer
Senior, Henry, esq. Jane ville
Thom, Alexander, esq. Donnycarney house, and 87 Mid. Abbey-st. 156l.
Walsh, Mrs. Elm-mount, 31l. 5s.
Truelove's Journal: A Bookshop Novella
"Beautiful, different and touching. Short, sweet and lovely. Made me cry. You sense that this is a true story veiled in the guise of fiction as are all the best stories."
Although ostensibly set in England, this story was penned by an Irish bookseller under the pseudonym of Ralph St John Featherstonehaugh.
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