The 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin and Sean McDermott
Sean McDermott was one of the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising. This was a week long battle that took place in Dublin Ireland in order to free the Irish people from hundreds of years of British rule. Sean MacDermott was executed in Kilmainham Jail and buried at Arbour Hill.
1920 – Capitol Theatre, Princes Street, Dublin
Architect: T.F. McNamara The Capitol Theatre, located just off O’Connell Street, Dublin, began life on 10 August 1920 as the La Scala Theatre and Opera House. Constructed on the former site o…
1875 – The Coffee Palace, Townsend Street, Dublin
Architect: Frederick Morley The Coffee Palace was run by the Dublin Total Abstinence Society. It included hotel accommodation, coffee booths, and a ‘temperance hall with room for 500 people’. The b…
Capital celebrates 50th anniversary of Fab Four's famous visit
ONLY a handful of press photographers were on hand to greet the Beatles as they touched down at Dublin airport for their iconic visit to Dublin 50 years ago.