History

Clontarf and local Dublin History

History

Clontarf has a historical past in that it is best remembered for the Battle of Clontarf in 1014 when Brian Boru the High King of Ireland defeated the Vikings in 1014, and the Normans arrived there in 1172 and one of the followers of Strongbow Adam de Pheyho subsequently built Clontarf Castle.

Marino Crescent had a number of past notable residents in the Irish Revolutionaries Harry and John Boland and 15 Marino Crescent was the birthplace of Bram Stoker who became the author of Dracula who had those infamous incisors and his thirst for blood. Charlemont House, Marino Crescent, dublin       Marino Crescent dublin, Local History