Dubhgall’s Bridge, the Danish Bridge and the Black Danes Bridge are some of the names for the simple bridge or ford thought to be in place here at the turn of the first millennium.
King John grants a charter to Dublin to build a bridge wherever it is needed however, the date of building is unknown.
King John’s Bridge is dismantled and the stone used to strengthen the walls of Dublin when Robert the Bruce, of Scotland, threatens Dublin. It is later rebuilt.
King John’s Bridge is swept away by floods.
A new bridge is finally completed and is known by various names - Dublin Bridge, the Old Bridge, Friars Bridge or simply, The Bridge.
The Wide Streets Commission grants permission to pull down several old houses at north west end of Old Bridge.
The Old Bridge is described as a ‘crazy, wretched pile of antiquity’.
A new bridge begins construction to the same design as Richmond Bridge (now O’Donovan Rossa) and at the same price.
Whitworth Bridge opens.
Whitworth Bridge is renamed Dublin Bridge.
Dublin Bridge is named for Father Theobald Mathew.