The fair was banned in 1855 and there is little trace of the village's disreputable past; the only reminder of its raucous history is a supermarket called Donnybrook Fair on the main street, from which the name derives. Donnybrook is now one of the most affluent suburbs of Dublin.
Date: 1910 (estimate)
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Read about Donnybrook below
Donnybrook is the spiritual home of rugby union in Leinster. The head office of the Irish Rugby Football Union Leinster Branch is located opposite Donnybrook Stadium, where the professional Leinster team play their home games, captained by Brian O'Driscoll. Kiely's pub in Donnybrook village is a traditional social point for rugby fans.
The river Dodder runs through Donnybrook. It is popular with amateur fishermen and boasts a multitude of wildlife.
Donnybrook hospital is also located nearby
Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton
- John Boyd Dunlop (pneumatic tyre)
- Guglielmo Marconi (wirless radio - lived in Jameson House on the grounds of the state broadcaster RTE)
- Eamon de Valera (President of Ireland)