The bombing of Dolphin's Barn, Dublin, 1941

Eoin Cristóir Bairéad

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ISBN: 978-1-84682-261-2
September 2010. 64pp.

'This is another excellent title in the recently launched 2011 Maynooth Studies in Local History series of publications and recalls one of the lesser known bombing incidents in Dublin during the “Emergency” [as World War II was officially known in Ireland as a neutral country] when bombs from a German aircrarft were dropped on the Donore area of Dublin’s South Circular Road on the night of January 2nd/3rd 1941. The story of this incident and its aftermath is told from the surviving Dublin Corporation files and interviews with a number of people who remember this incident … An essential read for all those interested in the history of the “Emergency” and/or Dublin city itself', James Scannell, Ireland’s Genealogical Gazette (April 2011).