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Dalkey - Crowning the King of the Island by Members of CARA.18/07/1954...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. It is still revived occasionally for fun but was quoshed around the time of the 1798 rising when it was seen as seriously seditious instead of funny by the government of his Britannic majesty (pomposity never goes out of fashion :) The full title was King of Dalkey, Emperor of the Muglins, Prince of the Holy Island of Magee, Baron of Bulloch, Seigneur of Sandycove, Defender of the Faith and Respector of All Others, Elector of Lambay and Ireland's Eye, and Sovereign of the Most Illustrious Order of the Lobster and Periwinkle....Read more: http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Ireland/County_Dublin/Dalkey-296187/Things_To_Do-Dalkey-TG-C-1.html#themes=31&page=1&tgCount=0#ixzz1mw4Bsvus.

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Dalkey - Crowning the King of the Island by Members of CARA.18/07/1954...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. It is still revived occasionally for fun but was quoshed around the time of the 1798 rising when it was seen as seriously seditious instead of funny by the government of his Britannic majesty (pomposity never goes out of fashion :) The full title was King of Dalkey, Emperor of the Muglins, Prince of the Holy Island of Magee, Baron of Bulloch, Seigneur of Sandycove, Defender of the Faith and Respector of All Others, Elector of Lambay and Ireland's Eye, and Sovereign of the Most Illustrious Order of the Lobster and Periwinkle....Read more: http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Ireland/County_Dublin/Dalkey-296187/Things_To_Do-Dalkey-TG-C-1.html#themes=31&page=1&tgCount=0#ixzz1mw4Bsvus.