Dublin's Streets & Buildings

Architecture and history, many pictures from DublinForum.net, Archiseek.com, the National Library of Ireland, Dublin City Council.
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Carter's Hair Cutting Saloon, 17 Fleet Street, 1899. Gateway leads to Inner Temple, facade hides the original 17th C half timbered front which was subsequently restored.

Carter's Hair Cutting Saloon, 17 Fleet Street, Gateway leads to Inner Temple, facade hides the original C half timbered front which was subsequently restored.

Love Supreme Coffee shopfront, Dublin, Ireland. White facade, black simple typeface. Excellant instagram @lovelovesupreme and website www.lovesupreme.ie simple and to the point

MUST GO - Love Supreme Coffee shopfront, Dublin, Ireland. White facade, black simple typeface used well on this Stoneybatter coffee bar retail outlet www.

Car Parking on O’Connell Bridge (1926)  Motor cars parked along the median strip on O'Connell Bridge.  © Courtesy of The National Library of Ireland

Car Parking on O’Connell Bridge Motor cars parked along the median strip on O'Connell Bridge. © Courtesy of The National Library of Ireland

This lovely shot of Westmoreland Street from a high viewpoint is from the Eason Collection, and is todays offering. It even includes a tram, or so the cataloguer says, but I can see a couple of others nearer the bridge. No bazaars or arcades here - but lots of people and modes of transport! As location was already confirmed, much of the discussion (below) on this image centered on the date. The lower-end of the catalogue range (1900) seems about right - though Clery's and the Imperial ...

Westmoreland Street (looking to O'Connell Bridge, including a tram), Dublin City, Co.

Cassidy's, The Tower Bar, 33 Henry Street was originally constructed in approximately 1770-1790.

Cassidy's, The Tower Bar, 33 Henry Street was originally constructed in approximately

Behind these unassuming doors on a half deralict street lay one of the best greasy spoon cafes- serving full breafasts through the night for party-goers and night workers.

Behind these unassuming doors on a half deralict street lay one of the best greasy spoon cafes- serving full breafasts through the night for party-goers and night workers.

Kodak House, 41 Lower Rathmines Road, Dublin

Kodak House, 41 Lower Rathmines Road, Dublin

Ahhh...Silvermints!  Taken in the 1970s at the junction of Jervis St and Parnell St in Dublin - where Penneys now stands. Paul writes: "Opposite this pub (where the cinema is now) was the factory where they made Silvermints, Williams & Woods (there was always a smell of Peppermint in the air of Parnell St from it)".

Pics: 11 shop fronts from a different Ireland

Where Dublin tenements stood. - Page 18 Longford street - home of the Ross family

Great Longford Street, Looking towards Aungier Street.

Crowds gather outside City Hall, Dublin, on 28 August 1922, to pay their last respects to Michael Collins.

Crowds gather outside City Hall, Dublin, on 28 August to pay their last respects to Michael Collins.

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