Dublin, the capital of Ireland, and the second city of the British Islands, on the Liffey, near Dublin Bay, 60 miles from Holyhead, and 292 miles from London.
This place has a population of about 2,959, who are chiefly employed in the stocking, linen, tanning, muslin, and embroidering trades. The harbour is inside a pier 600 feet long, with a fixed light 35 feet high, visible 10 miles distant. The Carjee Half Tide Rock lies one mile N.E.; and Hampton Hill, the seat of E. C. Hamilton, Esq., is close at hand.
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The town is situated on the northern side of the peninsula and has risen within a very few years to a considerable degree of importance by the construction of a magnificent harbour for the protection of vessels bound for the port of Dublin.
A telegraph station.