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556-1954 Crowning of King of the Island, Dalkey

Dalkey Island, Co Dublin, Ireland.- Crowning the King of the Dalkey Island by Members of CARA.18/07/1954

The Island has been occupied at various times in prehistory (possib as long as 6000 years there is an early 7th century Christian Church, St Begnet's (

In the late 18th century a mock title of "King of Dalkey" was created to poke fun at the pomposities of the government of the day.

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Dalkey  Island, Co Dublin, Ireland.- Crowning the King of the Dalkey Island by Members of CARA.18/07/1954<br />
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The Island has been occupied at various times in prehistory (possib as long as 6000 years there is an early 7th century Christian Church, St Begnet's (<br />
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In the late 18th century a mock title of "King of Dalkey" was created to poke fun at the pomposities of the government of the day.