Daniel O'Connell, Charles Dickens, Oliver Golsmith and hot air ballooning, all feature in this book, and that's just January.
Ken makes use of his extensive collection of photographs, memorabilia and historical knowledge, to write an entertaining, illuminating miscellany of Dublin history.
Featuring entries for every day of the year, this book will appeal to all Dubliners, visitors and history buffs alike.
Ken Finlay is a former journalist, and currently works as a freelance photographer.
He recently wrote the text for "Blackrock", "Dun Laoghaire and Dalkey: Along the coast from Booterstown to Killiney".