Porter's Guide and Directory
for North County Dublin

Index to Porter's Directory 1912


Coolock is an interesting village, situated almost in the centre of the parish of the same name, four miles north of the General Post Office, Dublin. It is a neat, well-kept village with very pleasant surroundings on the main road to Malahide.There are many well-built gentlemen's residences in the neighbourhood. There is a neat, old-fashioned Catholic Church with parochial Residence attached. It has a very graceful belfry. There is a National and a Parochial School, the latter being built at the sole expense of Sir Compton Domville, and now kept going by local subscriptions. The Parish Church (Church of Ireland) is a very neat structure dedicated to St. Brendan. There is also a Constabulary Barrack, a Dispensary, and a Post Office. Population of the village, 180.

COOLOCK POST OFFICE - Money Order, Telegrams, Savings Bank, Telephone Call Office. Mrs. Wellspring, Postmistress.
COOLOCK DISPENSARY - Richard Gibbs, M.D., Medical Officer and Registrar of Births, Deaths, and Marriages, Winstonville House, Malahide Road.
CATHOLIC CHURCH - Rev. Patrick Doyle, P.P., Coolock, The Presbytery; Rev. Joseph O'Reilly, C.C., Coolock Village.
R.I. CONSTABULARY - Wm. Butler, Sergt., and four Constables.

Coolock Residents
Cairns, Thos., Dairyman and Farmer, Moatfield
Colville, R.F.S., Coolock House
Corcoran, Miss, Dressmaker
Corcoran, John.
Cullen, Michael, Dairyman, Coolock Dairy.

Davidson, John, Blacksmith.
Dowling, Andrew, Dairyman.

Healy, Major J., St. Brendan's.

Keegan, James, Mason
Kelly-Tighe, Thomas, Larkhill.
Kyle, Mrs. Mary-Jane, Vintner and Grocer

Luring, Mrs. A., Family Grocer and Vintner, The Sheaf of Wheat.

Mansfield, J., Coolock Lodge.
Mooney, Thomas.
Mulligan, Miss, Nurse.
Moore, Patrick, Carpenter.

Parochial School, Richard Walker, Principal.

Toher, Mr., M.A., C.C., Coolock Lodge

Index to Porter's Directory 1912

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