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Buildings in Dublin city destroyed during the Easter Rising of 1916, principally by British artillery and machine-gun fire.
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The Myths Of Easter 1916 – And The Truth

Introduction It’s April the 8th, 2012, Easter Monday in the liturgical calendar of the Roman Catholic Church, and the ninety-sixth anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising. Nine decades ago, on …

Garda on point duty O'Connell Street. 1963

Garda on point duty O'Connell Street. 1963

Busiest boy in Dublin Love this photo for its glimpse of an old, old thoroughfare in Dublin - Merchant's Arch - its shopkeepers, customers, wares and passersby. But it is the little boy who draws the eye. If ever there was a child on a mission, it's surely him! 1969

Busiest boy in Dublin has been identified

Love this photo for its glimpse of an old, old thoroughfare in Dublin - Merchant's Arch - its shopkeepers, customers, wares and passersby. But it is the little boy who draws the eye. If ever there was a child on a mission, it's surely him! And he's been identified over a year after we first shared this photo. Meet Colm Irwin, identified by his grown up self. Apparently it was a toy gun he was carrying. Colm aka Ci0406 said: "Cheers my name is Colm Irwin and I was about 3. It was strange how…

Guinness Train Photograph by Irish Photo Archive

Guinness Train by Irish Photo Archive

Guinness Train Photograph by Irish Photo Archive

View of O’Connell Street from Nelson’s Pillar, Dublin 1964 by Erich Hartmann

View of O’Connell Street from Nelson’s Pillar, Dublin 1964 by Erich Hartmann

Lady reading on OConnell bridge 1950's
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Lady reading on OConnell bridge 1950's

History In Pictures su Twitter: "A man sharing a pint with his son inside an Irish Pub, 1950s.… "
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“A man sharing a pint with his son inside an Irish Pub, 1950s.”

Main Ní Tuathail, a 14 year old girl from the Claddagh, Galway, Ireland, 1913. One of the first colour photographs ever taken in Ireland (more in comments) [593x800]

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[College Green, Dublin. County Dublin, Ireland] (LOC)

[College Green, Dublin. County Dublin, Ireland] [between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900]. 1 photomechanical print : photochrom, color. Notes: Print shows Trinity College (in background) and Statue of King William III. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2010) Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J--foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905.. Print no. "12047". Forms part of: Views of Ireland in the Photochrom print collection. Subjects: Ireland--County Dublin…

Unknown woman, O'Connell Bridge, Dublin 1956
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Unknown woman, O'Connell Bridge, Dublin 1956