1848 – Former Brown Thomas, Grafton Street, Dublin
Architect: William Caldbeck Started in 1848 with a large extension a decade later, and Italianate in style. Gutted in the 1990s for Marks & Spencer, only the facade remains of the warren of ro…
8 Stunning Aerial Photos Showcasing Dublin In All Her Glory
We've said it before and we'll say it again: Ireland is without question one of the most beautiful countries in the world.Not too long ago, while on an Aer Lingus flight across the Atlantic, I was disappointed to look out the window and find that the view I'd anticipated was com
Within these walls, the life of a family: 80 years on Gordon St., Ringsend
#69 Gordon Street, Ringsend, Dublin. 1 marriage 8 children 1 son dies 1 mother dies 1 grand-aunt moves in 2 sons go to war and return 3 sons marry 2 daughters marry 1 father dies 1 daughter marries ------------------------------- 1 bachelor son remained. This is the arithmetic of a full eighty years in the home of a family, the home of the Ball family of 69 Gordon Street, Ringsend, Dublin, Ireland. The Ball family occupied this house for the greater part of the 20th century, and on into the…
Darkroom Yields Up Dramatic Mementoes of the Civil War
Lost glass negatives of dramatic and moving pictures taken by Manchester Guardian’s during the Irish Civil War have recently been discovered in Manchester.