Re: Re: Development of Dun Laoghaire seafront

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@Rory W wrote:

I’ve never heard that one before

Nor I.
It is hardly “underground” anywhere, but it is in a cutting due to local objections (nothing new!) and gradients. Lord Cloncurry, who owned Maretimo House in Blackrock, was a big objector and there was another in Kingstown. Perhaps the confusion arises because Dublin – Kingstown was Ireland’s first railway (1834) I’ve also heard it described as one of Europe’s earliest commuter lines.
Kb2

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