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Old Dublin

Collection by Les Leigh

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'Monto' - the area around Montgomery Street and now called Foley Street - in Dublin city centre was formerly a red light district referred to by James Joyce in Ulysses as 'Nighttown'. Brothels in Dublin were known as kips. Dublin Street, Dublin City, Leeds City, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Ireland Pictures, James Joyce, Slums, Photo Engraving

Nighttown: Dublin’s Monto

The Mabbot street entrance of nighttown, before which stretches an uncobbled transiding set with skeleton tracks, red and green will-o’-the-wisps and danger signals. Rows of flimsy houses wit…

The chimney sweep: Grandad used to sweep our chimney and the neighbours if they asked him. Always a mucky job. Old Bed Sheets, Chimney Sweep, Ol Days, My Childhood Memories, Victorian Era, Growing Up, Steampunk, The Past, Old Things

The chimney sweep came once a year and we knew when he was coming as the carpets were rolled up leaving just the Lino trim around the room. When I got married our chimney sweep greeted me at the church door - a kiss from a sweep on your wedding day was considered to bring a bride good luck!

Fadó Fadó: (translated: Long Ago, Long Ago - Irish Memory: Ireland from the Life magazine archives Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Stockport Market, Images Of Ireland, Ireland Homes, Dublin City, American Photo, Emerald Isle

Woman hanging wash in a Dublin slum.

Woman hanging wash in a Dublin slum. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

The Rotunda at the top of O'Connell Street, Dublin. Now the Ambassador Cinema. Dublin Street, Dublin City, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Irish Independence, Scotland History, Irish Celtic, Dublin Ireland

The Rotunda, at the top of O'Connell Street, Dublin. Now the Ambassador Cinema. Unknown year.

Old Images of Dublin Old Images, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Photo Engraving, Ireland Homes, Dublin City, Dublin Ireland, Street View, Memories

DUBLIN DOWN MEMORY LANE

Old Pictures From the 1950s | DUBLIN DOWN MEMORY LANE

Leinster Market behind D'Olier St, Dublin Ireland Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Dublin Street, Dublin City, Irish Independence, Irish Language, Old Irish, Photo Engraving

leinster market behind dolier st

DUBLIN DOWN MEMORY LANE: leinster market behind dolier st