Detail of plaque at Stephens Street, Dublin
The text states: "The first pneumatic tyre factory in the world was started here in 1898 to make tyres under John Boyd Dunlop's patent of the 7th December 1888." [many thanks to Paul Sinclair for spotting a text error]. This is where rubber was first burned - there is a picture of the building here.
Dunlop tyre plaque where rubber began