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Dublin St Francis
« on: Wednesday 26 November 14 10:17 GMT (UK) »
Could anyone tell me whether the St Francis area of Dublin still exists.

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Re: Dublin St Francis
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 26 November 14 10:29 GMT (UK) »
St. Francis Xavier church is still there- is that what you mean?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Francis_Xavier_Church,_Dublin
http://www.gardinerstparish.ie/
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Re: Dublin St Francis
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 26 November 14 10:35 GMT (UK) »
It probably depends on the context, it could be, as aghadowey pointed out, the St Francis church (built around 1830, but as far as I know the Parish wouldn't usually be called St Francis Parish - I'm open to correction there) or it could be a reference to the area around Francis Street on the other side of town:
https://www.google.ie/maps/place/Francis+St,+Dublin/@53.341015,-6.2745809,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x48670c24243d304b:0x79bf41edf856f5b4

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Re: Dublin St Francis
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 26 November 14 14:03 GMT (UK) »
Where did you come across the reference "St. Francis area", eg. was it in a newspaper article? A book?