This is a beautiful old photo of Dublin, Ireland taken in the late 1890s. You’re looking down O’Connell Street, formerly known as Sackville Street, across O’Connell Bridge.

This is a beautiful old photo of Dublin, Ireland taken in the late 1890s. You’re looking down O’Connell Street, formerly known as Sackville Street, across O’Connell Bridge.

St Stephens Green and South King street corner early 1970s.

St Stephens Green and South King street corner early 1970s.

Corinthian Cinema, Eden Quay, 1971  The Corinthian Cinema opened in 1921. It was nicknamed the 'Ranch' because of the number of Westerns it showed. The Corinthian closed in July 1975 but in October of the same year it re-opened as a two screen cinema called the Odeon. In 1987 it changed its name yet again to the Screen. The cinema closed its doors for the final time in 1993.

Corinthian Cinema, Eden Quay, 1971 The Corinthian Cinema opened in 1921. It was nicknamed the 'Ranch' because of the number of Westerns it showed. The Corinthian closed in July 1975 but in October of the same year it re-opened as a two screen cinema called the Odeon. In 1987 it changed its name yet again to the Screen. The cinema closed its doors for the final time in 1993.

Corinthian Cinema, Eden Quay, 1971  The Corinthian Cinema opened in 1921. It was nicknamed the 'Ranch' because of the number of Westerns it showed. The Corinthian closed in July 1975 but in October of the same year it re-opened as a two screen cinema called the Odeon. In 1987 it changed its name yet again to the Screen. The cinema closed its doors for the final time in 1993.

Corinthian Cinema, Eden Quay, 1971 The Corinthian Cinema opened in 1921. It was nicknamed the 'Ranch' because of the number of Westerns it showed. The Corinthian closed in July 1975 but in October of the same year it re-opened as a two screen cinema called the Odeon. In 1987 it changed its name yet again to the Screen. The cinema closed its doors for the final time in 1993.

Destruction in Dublin following the 1916 Easter Rising  This picture I picked for a very different reason than the others.  First of all, it's less than 100 years old, but also it's a topic I'm not as familiar with, but would like to learn more about.  There's always something more to learn, no matter how much you have always learned.

First world war: Archive reports on the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland

Destruction in Dublin following the 1916 Easter Rising This picture I picked for a very different reason than the others. First of all, it's less than 100 years old, but also it's a topic I'm not as familiar with, but would like to learn more about. There's always something more to learn, no matter how much you have always learned.

The Halfpenny Bridge over the River Liffey. Dublin, Ireland. 1949

The Halfpenny Bridge over the River Liffey. Dublin, Ireland. 1949

The Star cinema opened on 15 January 1953 with the musical Tea for Two (USA 1950). During a screening of Blackboard Jungle (USA 1950) in the mid-1950s a riot broke out and the cinema was extensively damaged. After the cinema closed in 1971 it was used for concerts. During a Bay City Rollers gig at the venue in April 1975, another riot broke out in which eight gardai and 150 fans were injured. it was later converted into a roller rink and subsequently a bingo hall (which still operates today

The Star cinema opened on 15 January 1953 with the musical Tea for Two (USA 1950). During a screening of Blackboard Jungle (USA 1950) in the mid-1950s a riot broke out and the cinema was extensively damaged. After the cinema closed in 1971 it was used for concerts. During a Bay City Rollers gig at the venue in April 1975, another riot broke out in which eight gardai and 150 fans were injured. it was later converted into a roller rink and subsequently a bingo hall (which still operates today

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