The Making Of O’Connell Bridge
Dublin’s O’Connell Bridge used to be called Carlisle Bridge, pictured top in 1794. Construction work to widen the bridge began in May, 1877 and was completed in August 1880, bottom pict…
Arlington Hotel, 16 - 18 Lord Edward Street, Dublin 2, DUBLIN - Buildings of Ireland
Lord Edward Street was opened in 1886 to provide a direct route between Dame Street and Christchurch Place. Building plots were offered for sale in the foll...
Maps of Dublin accompanying Thom's Official Directory
Nine Thom’s maps of the city and environs of Dublin from the collection of the School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy (GPEP). Printed by the Ordnance Survey for the Dublin publisher Alexander Thom from the six-inch map sheets 18 and 22, and dating from the late 19th century. The maps have been annotated with hand written dates made by Dr. Arnold Horner, formerly of GPEP, and based on information in J.H. Andrew’s article "Medium and message in early six-inch Irish Ordnance…
And was it 6 o'clock when Elinor Wiltshire took this photo of a tram (no. 15?) crossing the canal at Portobello in Dublin? Photographer: Elinor Wiltshire Date: 1941-October 1948 NLI Ref.: WIL 75
THE BLESSINGTON TRAM: “THE LONGEST GRAVEYARD IN IRELAND.”
The Blessington tram: “the longest graveyard in Ireland.” Liam Kenny For more than forty years a transport service from Blessington to Terenure was famous for everything except its primary purpose of getting people and goods from country to town. The
Dublin & Blessington Tramway (Archive Photo-feature)
Compiled by Ciarán Cooney, Hon Photographic Archivist of the Irish Railway Record Society's library and archives at Heuston Station, Dublin. On Saturday 27 April 2019 I traced the route of the former Dublin & Blessington Steam Tramway. This line, effectively a roadside railway, ran 20¼ miles from Terenure in south west Dublin to Blessington and Poulaphouca in County Wicklow. Approximately following the present-day N81 road, the single-track railway served locations such as Tallaght, Brittas…
LOT:95 | Jack Butler Yeats RHA Crossing the Canal Bridge, from the Tram Top (1927) Oil on panel, 23 x 35.5cm (9 x 14') Signed Provenance: Sold by the artist to Leo Smith, 1944; The Dawson Gallery, Dublin; Ex Collection Peter Ledbetter; Auction Taylor DeVere'
James Adam & Sons Ltd | LOT:95 | Jack Butler Yeats RHA Crossing the Canal Bridge, from the Tram Top (1927) Oil on panel, 23 x 35.5cm (9 x 14') Signed Provenance: Sold by the artist to Leo Smith, 1944; The Dawson Gallery, Dublin; Ex Collection Peter Ledbetter; Auction Taylor DeVere'
Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi) 19th Century Historical Maps
A collection of mainly 19th century maps of almost 150 cities, towns, and villages in the Republic of Ireland. Most are Town Plans which were surveyed at either five or ten foot to one mile scale between 1837 and 1896. The remainder were produced by enlargement of the 1/2500 maps between 1892 and 1911.