Housewives march in protest at the introduction of Turnover Tax, a new sales tax. The garda wearing white gloves in a raised booth to the centre right of the picture directed traffic on O’Connell Bridge.
Dublin 1922 Armed anti-Treaty members of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) in Grafton Street, Dublin during the Irish Civil War. (Photo by Walshe/Getty Images) Notice how the shop fronts are down, was it Sunday?
All that remained of the Metropole Hotel, beside the GPO on Sackville Street (now O'Connell Street), after the Easter Rising, This site is now occupied by Penney's Department Store. Date: Circa May 1916 NLI Ref.
June Crowds gather outside the Irish Law Courts in Dublin where the anti-treaty section of the IRA have established their headquarters during the Irish Civil War. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
The Carlton, O'Connell Street. The cinema opened on 16 April 1938 with the first film, The Awful Truth. It was built on the site of the first Carlton Cinema (1915–1936). There was seating for 1,500 in the stalls and 500 in the circle. In 1956, the cinema held the European premiere of Rock Around the Clock and it played to packed houses for three weeks. Currently vacant.
March During the anniversary year of the 1916 Easter Rising the Irish Army remove the remainder of Nelson's Pillar in the centre of O'Connell Street, Dublin, after it was demolished by an explosion. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)