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DONNYBROOK

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Originally appearing in Volume V08, Page 419 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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DONNYBROOK, a part of Dublin, Ireland, in the south-east of the city. The former village of the name was famous for a fair held under licence from King John in 1204. It gained, however, such a scandalous notoriety for disorder that it was discontinued in 1855, the rights being purchased for boos).
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