Ballyfermot scenes

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The Gala Cinema was built by G & T Crampton and was officially opened by Canon Troy on the 23 May The first Cinemascope musical film shown was ‘Lucky Me’ starring Doris Day and Phil Silvers. There was seating for people. The Gala closed as a cinema in Old Pictures, Old Photos, Old Irish, Musical Film, Photo Engraving, Dublin City, Planning Permission, Dublin Ireland, Store Fronts

Gala Cinema Ballyfermot Notes taken from the Book Ballyfermot Building a Community 1948 - 2006

The Gala Cinema was built by G & T Crampton and was officially opened by Canon Troy on the 23 May 1955. The first Cinemascope musical film shown was ‘Lucky Me’ starring Doris Day and Phil Silvers. There was seating for 1,850 people, which included the balcony. The owners claimed that it was the largest cinema in Ireland at that time. At weekends you could see large queues and you would not be guaranteed to get in. There was one usherette and two ushers. Matt was one of the ushers and the…

Ballyfermot Old Photos Photo Engraving, Dublin, Old Photos, Ireland, Paintings, Places, Art, Old Pictures, Art Background

Ballyfermot Old Photos

Turning the Sod for the building of st Louise's School Link to the Rockey Road to Dublin showing Ballyfermot early 60s www.youtube.com/watch?v=05k59EhMEEI&NR=1

Sarsfield House Sports day by Ballyfermot & St Marks Heritage Photos, Ken Larkin Sports Day, Old Photos, 1970s, Photo And Video, World, House, Old Pictures, Vintage Photos, Old Photographs

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1951 bus driver cheered by Ballyfermot kids driving through the flood waters November 9th, Dublin City, Bus Driver, Old Photos, Kids, Old Pictures, Young Children, Boys, Vintage Photos

1951 bus driver cheered by Ballyfermot kids driving through the flood waters

Train passing "The Ranch" before Ballyfermot was built. Probably late B/W Photo Colourised by Pearse. Black White Photos, Black And White, The Ranch, 1930s, Train, Building, Blanco Y Negro, Black White, Black N White

Train passing "The Ranch" before Ballyfermot was built. Probably late 1930s. B/W Photo Colourised by Pearse.