Timeline and Bibliography

A Short Overview of the History of the Castle

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Ball, Francis Elrington. A History of County Dublin (Gill and MacMillan 1979)

Bence-Jones, Mark. A Guide to Irish Country Houses (London 1988)

Healy, Patrick. Rathfarnham Roads (Dublin 2005)

Horan, Malachi. Malachi Horan Remembers (Rathfarnham and Tallaght in the Nineteenth Century) ed. Dr. George A. Little. (Dublin 1976)

Loftus, Simon, The Invention of Memory: An Irish Family Scrapbook 1560 – 1934 (2013)

Maxwell, C. Dublin under the Georges (1997)

McMahon, Fr. T. S.J. ‘Old Rathfarnham Days’ in Dublin Historical Record, Vol. XL, 1987-1988, pp. 21 – 23

Moriarty, Christopher. Down the Dodder (Dublin 1991)

Scantlebury, Rev. C. S.J.’Rathfarnham Castle’ in Dublin Historical Record, Vol. XII 1950 – 1951, pp. 20-30

A.P.W Malcolmson. ‘A house divided: The Loftus family, earls and marquesses of Ely. c. 1600 – 1900’ in Refiguring Ireland: Essays in Honour of L.M. Cullen (eds. David Dickson and Cormac O’Gráda) (Dublin 2003)

Edward McParland. ‘Rathfarnham Castle Co. Dublin’ in Country Life, September 9, 1982

Did you know...

… that Lady Dorothy Boyle was betrothed to Arthur Loftus when she was six years of age, and was married to him in Rathfarnham Castle at fourteen?