Historical Dublin

Photos that tell something of the history of Dublin City and its famous sons and daughters.
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Photograph illustrating some of the damage caused by the German bombing of the North Strand, Dublin in 1941.  The photographs of the destruction caused by the North Strand Bombing in May 1941 were commissioned by Dublin Corporation as evidence for the assessment of insurance claims

North Strand Bombing, May 1941

Casino at Marino. Engraving: J. Warburton, J. Whitelaw, Robert Wash, 'History of the City of Dublin' (1818)

Casino at Marino. Engraving: J. Warburton, J. Whitelaw, Robert Wash, 'History of the City of Dublin'

Dublin Port and Docks Board The port of Dublin, official handbook (1926)

Dublin Port and Docks Board The port of Dublin, official handbook

Christ Church Cathedral: Illustrated London News, 4th May 1878

Christ Church Cathedral: Illustrated London News, May 1878

Photograph of Guinness Barges, 1950s - Day Collection, held at Dublin City Library & Archive

Photograph of Guinness Barges, - Day Collection, held at Dublin City Library & Archive

A Viking skeleton discovered during the archaeological excavation of Wood Quay in 1978. This photograph is just one of a number on the subject of Viking Dublin contained in the wider Dublin City Council Photographic Collection.

A Viking skeleton discovered during the archaeological excavation of Wood Quay in This photograph is just one of a number on the subject of Viking Dublin contained in the wider Dublin City Council Photographic Collection.

St. Audoen's Church. Engraving: Individual print held at Dublin City Library & Archive

Engraving: Individual print held at Dublin City Library & Archive

Bank of Ireland. Engraving from 'The Industries of Dublin' (1887)

Bank of Ireland. Engraving from 'The Industries of Dublin'

Custom House Harbour. Engraving from 'Dublin Delineated in twenty-six views' (1831)

Engraving from 'Dublin Delineated in twenty-six views'

Dublin City Electoral Rolls  for 1908-1912 and 1915 are now fully searchable online.   A great resource for family history, local history and social history.

Dublin City Electoral Rolls for and 1915 are now fully searchable online. A great resource for family history, local history and social history.

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