The original settlement called Dubhlinn took the form of a Gaelic monastery due south of the pool in what is now the Aungier Street district. This was a typical enclosure site, still partly preserved in the pattern of streets focused on medieval St…

At the time of the takeover of Dublin by Anglo-Normans in 1170, what is now Essex Street West may still have been serving as a place for loading and unloading ocean-going trading vessels. Before then, the archaeology of Wood Quay revealed flood…

Welcome to our audio theatrical experience! This piece takes you on an adventure, discovering Dublin Docklands and the lives that shape it. Rua and Hannah, two theatre makers from Dublin, guide you to 5 locations; Epic Museum, the Bottle Boy pub,…

This experience was created by combining 'Dublin's Deep Sea Port' Map & Guide and 'North Wall Campshires' Map & Guide, Illustrations by John D. Ruddy.Scroll down to download the walk. North Wall The North Wall is an area which stretches…

Dr Cordula Scherer leads the Irish Research Council-funded project, Food Smart Dublin. The project investigates how the seafood consumption of Dublin people can be encouraged by reconnecting with our coastal cultural heritage through the discovery…

Flossie is 13 and has cared about the environment since she was 9 years old. Her love for the planet but most especially the oceans and seas has come from her mother, Harriet. Harriet spoke to Jonathan Evershed about the origins of the Flossie and…

Kay Foran sat down with Ports, Past and Present and shared the story of how at 16 years old, she started working in the Odlum's flour silos in Dublin port, although the manager was looking for a boy.

Hearing the name Dublin, most people think of the city sitting on a landmass. Gary Brown talked with Ports, Past and Present about how Dublin already begins out at sea at the Kish Lighthouse as it is the first visible marker that people encounter on…

Nearly 5,000 slaving expeditions left Liverpool between the 1690s and the closure of the British slave trade in 1807. The scale and duration of the trade was such that it could not fail to affect ports and their hinterlands on both sides of the…

Get to bell before the low tideSlow down the pipe mind your stride.Compressed air makes the breathing hardWorking for hours in heat and dark.Levelling out the seabed get it rightQuay stones to be laid before the night. Six in our gang in our metal…