Trinity College Dublin, where Oscar Wilde was educated, was founded in 1592. It was for many years closed to Roman Catholics. The Catholic University of Ireland (now University College Dublin) was founded in 1854 with John Henry Newman as its first Rector.
In general this article will only deal with matters up to 1922.
In 1640 John Atherton was executed for sodomy in St Stephen's Green.
There was a Dublin CHE Group in the 1970s.
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