The Jewish Cemetery at Ballybough in Dublin.

The subject of my lecture to you tbis evening is a Jewish cemetery, now disused, situated in a district of Dublin city which is, and has been for well-nigh half a century, outside the bounds of the present Jewish Ghetto in that city. This cemetery is of great historic importance not only in the annals of the Irish metropolis, where it is regarded as a relic of the eighteenth century, but also for the members of this Jewish Historical Society, one of the main objects of which is to preserve for posterity the records of Anglo-Jewish institutions and communities.

Before, however, I proceed to the theme of my lecture, a few preliminary remarks are necessary as to the cemetery’s place-name as well as to the local historic interest of the district in which it is situated. The spelling of the place-name, Ballybough, is, like that of many other place-names in

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