Dublin 40s and 50s

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James Joyce’s Ulysses

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DUBLIN DOWN MEMORY LANE: Bloomsday 1954 Sandymount Strand Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Photo Engraving, Dublin City, Iconic Photos, Mount Rushmore, Ireland, Memories

Bloomsday 1954 Sandymount Strand

DUBLIN DOWN MEMORY LANE: Bloomsday 1954 Sandymount Strand

"Forty Coats, how many coats ye wearin' today?" - Forty Coats chatting to a young lad in Dublin, February, 1943 (Independent Newspapers) Colourised by Pearse Ireland Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Irish People, Young Lad, Al Capone, Photo Engraving, Dublin City, National Archives

Johnny Forty Coats (1943)

"Forty Coats, how many coats ye wearin' today?" - Forty Coats chatting to a young lad in Dublin, February, 1943 (Independent Newspapers) Most Irish people of a certain age have heard the name Forty Coats. Those familiar with the name will probably recall the popular children's TV character on RTÉ in Ireland in the 1980s. What you may not realise is that the character was loosely based on a real person, PJ Marlow. Marlow, and perhaps other vagrants in Dublin in the 1930s and '40s, was known…

Portobello (Dublin - Ireland): And was it 6 o'clock when Elinor Wiltshire took this photo of a tram (no. crossing the canal at Portobello in Dublin? Date: 1948 Old Images, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Dublin Street, Dublin City, Al Capone, Photo Engraving, Interesting History

Portobello

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[2]

Wexford Street in Dublin, circa (Part of the Independent Newspapers Ireland/NLI Collection). Ireland Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Gone Days, Dublin Street, Ireland Homes, Photo Engraving, Dublin Ireland

Wexford Street in Dublin, circa 1940's .

Wexford Street in Dublin, circa 1940's . Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

St Patrick's Day parade in O'Connell St, Dublin, 1955 Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, St Patricks Day Parade, Ireland Homes, Photo Engraving, Dublin City, Irish Eyes, Dublin Ireland

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