1923 – No. 33-34 Westmoreland St., Dublin
Architect: John Henry Lyons Formerly Hyam’s Building. Hyam’s were a mens outfitters / tailors who also had a store in Edinburgh which went into bankruptcy in 1934. Destroyed when the Ed…
Anna Livia Plurabelle: At Its Original location In O'Connell Dublin. It is a personification of the River Liffey (Abhainn na Life in Irish) which runs through the city. Anna Livia Plurabelle is the name of a character in James Joyce's Finnegans Wake who also embodies the river. ..in this shot the pranksters have been out with a bottle of washing up liquid hence the foam!
Cherry Orchard Hospital November 1953
In the 1950s there was an outbreak of polio and if you were unfortunate enough to get it, you were put ‘in isolation’ in a hospital which cared for people with infectious diseases. These hospitals were called ‘fever hospitals’. You would have to stay there until you were cured or no longer infectious. This could take six months or more. Nowadays if you had to stay in hospital you would have lots of visitors bringing you presents but for children in a fever hospital in the 1950s life could be…
Dublin in 1991 by Krass Clement – in pictures
In 1991 the Danish photographer Krass Clement captured a series of images of Dublin during three short visits. The photographs have now been published in a book for the first time, over 25 years after their creation