Photographs of Ireland in the 1930s: The past is a foreign country | Irish Archaeology
An amazing collection of old colour photographs detailing Ireland in the 1930s.
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Clondalkin, 1930s, Home of the novelist and poet Katharine Tynan. W.B.Yeats visited the house, Whitehall, on numerous occasions.The Tynan house, Whitehall, was outside the village at Belgard ( Newlands Cross) surrounded by farmland.
The sight of thousands of cattle being driven on foot through the city centre would be unthinkable to most 21st century Dubliners. But it was a weekly occurrence in a not-so-distant past when the capital was the nerve centre of the nation's livestock trade.
Another tasty view of the corner of Grafton Street, King Street, and St. Stephen's Green in Dublin. Thanks to your recent research on here, that quite ornate box in front of Rudge-Whitworth at no. 1 St. Stephen's Green is no longer a mystery. Are we going to start noticing them everywhere now? Photographer: Eason Photographic Collection Date: 1929-1932 NLI Ref: EAS_1763 You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie