Users' questions

What is the Shankill road famous for?

What is the Shankill road famous for?

The fish shop bombing, known as The Shankill Road Bombing, occurred in 1993 and is one of the most well-known single incidents of the Troubles. The Provisional IRA attempted to assassinate the UDA leadership, who were due to meet above Frizzell’s fish shop.

Is Shankill a good place to live?

Property in Shankill is not particularly cheap, but it does offer some value compared to areas close by such as Killiney, Dalkey or Greystones to the south and its stock of late 20th century homes are built on a reasonably generous scale with off street parking and good sized gardens.

What Dublin is stillorgan?

Stillorgan is located in Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown, and contains many housing estates, shops and other facilities, with the old village centre still present….Stillorgan.

Stillorgan Stigh Lorgan
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown
Dáil Éireann Dún Laoghaire

How many of the Shankill Butchers are still alive?

William Moore was the final member of the gang to be released from prison in August 1998, after over twenty-one years behind bars. He died on 17 May 2009, from a suspected heart attack at his home and was given a paramilitary funeral by the UVF. With Moore now deceased, the only senior figure still alive is “Mr A”.

Is Leopardstown a nice area?

Broadly speaking, Leopardstown is a quiet and comfortable south Dublin suburb with impressive transport links – the M50 is on your doorstep (almost literally) and the Luas is too. While not having much of a centre in its own right, it’s handy for lots of nearby amenities from Dundrum to Dun Laoghaire.

When was Shankill church built?

Between 1400 and 1600, a number of fortified structures – whose remains can still be seen to this day in Shankill and Rathmichael – were built: Shankill Castle, Shanganagh Castle and a strong house known locally as Puck’s Castle.