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Lenin's Rathmines accent... and other quirky Dublin facts

How well do you know our capital city? Would you be able to name Dublin's shortest street? How about the city centre's longest-established restaurant? Where and when did its first stand-up comedy club open? And on what street would you find more sex shops than any other?

The answers to all these questions are to be found in one of the most intriguing books written about Dublin's social history. Come Here to Me! – Dublinese for "listen to this" – takes a sideways look at the capital. Written by keen history buffs and bloggers Donal Fallon, Sam McGrath and Ciarán Murray – and launched by historian Diarmaid Ferriter – it hop-scotches from topic to topic: everything from old street names to longest-surviving graffiti.

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