Ireland

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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...

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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:...

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.

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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...

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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),...

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President Kennedy Visits Dublin in 1963

Here is another great old photo of President Kennedy visiting Dublin in 1963. This was taken on June 29th that year and less than five month later he would be gunned down in Dallas, Texas. We’ve posted on this topic...

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Where Is This on Capel St. in Dublin?

Can you help us identify where this is on Capel Street in Dublin, Ireland? The photo was taken in the early 1960s. Capel Street in Dublin Source: National Library of Ireland

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1900s Photo of Earl Street in Dublin

Check out this great old photo of Earl Street in Dublin. Gorgeous bustling street scene taken at the corner of Earl Street and Sackville Street (now O’Connell Street), that also captures a great array of businesses in turn of the...

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Recognize Grafton Street in 1947?

Do you recognize Grafton Street from 1947? This is a beautiful old photo that we found on Flickr from the National Library of Ireland. Click on the image for a larger version and tell us what you see and recognize....

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Nelson’s Pillar in Dublin Shortly After Explosion

On March 8th, 1966, Nelson’s Pillar on O’Connell Street in Dublin exploded and tumbled to the ground. Here is a photo of the immediate aftermath of that event. Nobody was injured in the explosion, but the pillar didn’t survive. It...