The Making of Dublin is a series of books, published by Four Courts Press, in Dublin that traces the history of the city of Dublin from the earliest times to the present day.
There are currently seven volumes in the series with the eighth volume due for publication in January 2022.
Each volume is designed to explore how the streetscape of the city developed and changed over time. It does so using a great many maps, images and photographs.
The text is designed to be academically rigourous but to appeal to the general reader. There is a substantial bibliography for anyone who wants to explore further
Use the menu above to explore the various volumes.
See also Building Healthy Homes – Dublin Corporation’s First Housing Schemes 1880-1925 by Joseph Brady and Ruth McManus (2021). ISBN: 978-0-9500512-6-0