Dún Laoghaire Harbour Near Dublin in the 1890s

Check out this cool old photochrom of the harbour in Dún Laoghaire, near Dublin, Ireland. The area used to be known as Kingstown between 1821 and 1920, while it was a major port of entry from Britain. The harbour in Dún...


What Did Dublin’s Grattan Bridge Look Like 100 Years Ago?

Take a look for yourself. This photo shows Grattan Bridge in Dublin, Ireland around 1915. It has some amazing details, so make sure you click on it for a larger version. It’s quite stunning. Grattan Bridge in Dublin, Ireland around...


1890s Funeral Procession on Berkeley Street in Dublin

This is a fascinating old photo, frozen in time. It shows a funeral procession in Dublin, Ireland near Berkeley Street, some time in the late 1890s. Click on it for a larger version. Funeral near Berkeley Street in Dublin Source:...


1870s Dublin Street View in Blackrock

Check out this beautiful old photo from around 1875. This is taken on Main Street in Blackrock. Main Street in Blackrock Source: National Library of Ireland Here is roughly the same view, this time around 1900 with a paved road...


1870s Photo Near Stephen’s Green in Dublin

This is a great old photo taken sometime between 1873 and 1878 in Dublin, Ireland. It shows a street scene next to Stephen’s Green, with a streetcar and some carriages making their way around the corner. Stephen’s Green, Dublin Source: National...

1950s Film Footage of Dublin, Ireland

We posted some great old footage of Dublin from 1948 here the other day. Check out this cool clip by Michael Rogge. And below is great footage of other parts of Ireland like Carna, Galway, and Clifden.


Everyday Life on Grafton Street in the 1890s

Here is a cool series of photos of Grafton Street in Dublin that we uncovered at the National Library of Ireland. They have an excellent online database of old, historic photos and we’ve thoroughly enjoyed digging through them. Full-length view...


Beautiful 1925 Photo of Beach in Ireland

This is a beautiful old photo of the Irish coast near Dublin. Check out below, where we’ve posted a deeper description of the image from Flickr. Locals and day trippers enjoying the sunshine at Rush, Co. Dublin. Like this one...


Aftermath of the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin, Ireland

Below is an image take in 1916, showing some significant damage from the 1916 Easter Uprising. Abbey Street and Sackville Street (O’Connell Street) shelled, rubble remainsThe tram passing by was numbered 244. The ads on the tram are for Donnelly’s...


View From Atop Nelson’s Pillar in Dublin

This is a 1921 photograph taken from the top of Nelson’s Pillar. We posted a photo the other day showing the aftermath of the bomb which destroyed it in 1966. View from top of Nelson’s Pillar, Sackville Street (O’Connell Street),...