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Three-storey Dún Laoghaire residence has a colourful past

The oldest house on Summerville Road, it was once the home of one James MacMahon, who worked in the GPO during the War of Independence

31st March, 2019
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Mount Verona House on Summerville Road in Dún Laoghaire

A three-storey home built between 1824 and 1826, Mount Verona House on Summerville Road in Dún Laoghaire is nothing if not steeped in history.

The oldest house on the road, it was once the home of one James MacMahon, who worked in the GPO during the War of Independence. MacMahon’s secretary at the time was Nancy O’Brien, the second cousin of Michael Collins and one of his key agents in the British administration during the...

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