Shopfronts of Dublin (1)
I'm fascinated by Dublin's shopfronts, ranging from the beautiful and hand-painted to the gaudy and horrific 'temporary signs' that have found their way even to our busiest streets. I'm hoping to photograph a few that grab my eye and boot them up in small groups of five or so with some regularity. On a recent…
Thomas Street post office 1975
The local post office, a town sub-office like this one or more often a rural office, has long been part of the fabric of Irish life with people not only using it to transact business but also as a place to met their friends and catch up on the news. Technological development over the last…
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Slums, Dublin City, Co. Dublin
You would have to class this as an atypical Lawrence shot, we see very little interest in the camera or the photographer. I notice that the photo is labeled Brown Street, a street which is not immediately familiar to me. I suspect that we will find that not many of the buildings we see have survived over the last 100 years, or have they? As per the 2014 Streetview, and the incredible insights from today's contributors, only the leftmost building seems to remain. According to the NIAH…
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Robert Emmet and the munitions depot of Marshalsea Lane.
The ghost of Emmet and Easter Week: There are many reminders of Robert Emmet's 1803 insurrection in Dublin today, not least the monument at Saint Catherine's Church, marking the place where Emmet met his end at the age of only twenty-five. P.H Pearse recalled in a 1914 speech that "a friend of mine knew an…