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Blue Plaques
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A "blue plaque" is a sign attached to a house where (maybe) someone famous once lived, or placed where a notable event took place, or attached to a building that is remarkable in another way.

Note: Please see additional updates below for some minor adjustment to the Requirements for this Category made on 12/27/2008.
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Image for The Ormond Hotel - Ormond Quay Upper, Dublin, Irelandview gallery

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Blue PlaquesThe Ormond Hotel - Ormond Quay Upper, Dublin, Ireland

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This rather faded, possibly brown plaque, is attached to the Ormond Hotel at Ormond Quay in Dublin. It advises that the Ormond Hotel was the setting for "The Sirens" episode in James Joyce's book "Ulysees".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/14/2016

last visited: 7/17/2019

Image for Thomas Wrigley Grimshaw -Molesworth Street, Dublin, Irelandview gallery

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Blue PlaquesThomas Wrigley Grimshaw -Molesworth Street, Dublin, Ireland

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This grey plaque has been erected on a building on the north east side of Molesworth Street by Dublin Tourism. It advises that Doctor Thomas Wrigley Grimshaw "lived on this site 1861 - 1881".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/21/2016

last visited: never

Image for Oliver St John Gogarty - Parnell Square East, Dublin, Irelandview gallery

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Blue PlaquesOliver St John Gogarty - Parnell Square East, Dublin, Ireland

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This polished granite plaque, erected to indicate that Oliver St John Gogarty "was born in this house", is attached to a building on the north east side of Parnell Square East in Dublin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/6/2016

last visited: never

Image for Oscar Wilde -Merrion Square North, Dublin, Irelandview gallery

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Blue PlaquesOscar Wilde -Merrion Square North, Dublin, Ireland

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This brown plaque, erected by Dublin Tourism, is erected on Oscar Wilde House that stands at the junction of Merrion Square North and Merrion Street Lower in Dublin. The plaque indicates that Oscar Wilde "lived here 1855 to 1878".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/22/2016

last visited: 9/11/2016

Image for Sir William Robert Wills Wilde - Merrion Square North, Dublin, Irelandview gallery

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Blue PlaquesSir William Robert Wills Wilde - Merrion Square North, Dublin, Ireland

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This stone plaque is attached to a building on the north east side of Merrion Square, at the junction with Merrion Street Lower, in Dublin. The plaque is for Sir William Robert Wills Wilde who "lived in this house from 1855 to 1876".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/22/2016

last visited: 9/11/2016

Image for Robert Lynd - Windsor Avenue - Belfastview gallery

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Blue PlaquesRobert Lynd - Windsor Avenue - Belfast

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Robert Wilson Lynd (Irish: Roibéard Ó Floinn, 20 April 1879 – 6 October 1949) was an Irish writer, an urbane literary essayist and strong Irish nationalist.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Ulster, Ireland

date approved: 2/5/2017

last visited: never

Image for Philip Larkin - Old Library, Queen's University - Belfastview gallery

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Blue PlaquesPhilip Larkin - Old Library, Queen's University - Belfast

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Philip Arthur Larkin (9 August 1922 – 2 December 1985) was an English poet, novelist and librarian. In June 1950 Larkin was appointed sub-librarian at The Queen's University of Belfast.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Ulster, Ireland

date approved: 2/5/2017

last visited: never

Image for David Manson - Donegall Street - Belfastview gallery

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Blue PlaquesDavid Manson - Donegall Street - Belfast

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David Manson (1726 - 1792), Pioneering Schoolmaster, lived and taught in a house on this site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Ulster, Ireland

date approved: 2/13/2017

last visited: 6/4/2018

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Blue PlaquesJames Holmes - McHugh’s Bar - Belfast

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James Holmes, the first U.S. Consul General in Belfast, lived opposite here, 1796.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Ulster, Ireland

date approved: 2/13/2017

last visited: 9/10/2018

Image for Anthony Trollope - Customs House - Belfastview gallery

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Blue PlaquesAnthony Trollope - Customs House - Belfast

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Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), Novelist worked here as Post Office Surveyor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Ulster, Ireland

date approved: 2/13/2017

last visited: 7/7/2018

Image for Samuel Bennett Crooks - St Anne's Cathedral - Belfastview gallery

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Blue PlaquesSamuel Bennett Crooks - St Anne's Cathedral - Belfast

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Samuel Bennett Crooks launched the annual Christmas "sit out" in 1976 to raise funds for local charities for which he became known as the Black Santa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Ulster, Ireland

date approved: 2/13/2017

last visited: 6/6/2018

Image for John McKay - Irish News Building, Donegall Street - Belfastview gallery

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Blue PlaquesJohn McKay - Irish News Building, Donegall Street - Belfast

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John McKay 1852-1923. GAA Founding Member 1884. Journalist with the Irish News, formerly Belfast Morning News. Born Downpatrick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Ulster, Ireland

date approved: 2/14/2017

last visited: 6/6/2018

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