Marlborough Street, Dublin.

10 Things to See in Ireland before You Die. Ireland's mighty Cliffs of Moher reign strong as one of the country's most visited natural attractions.

Dublin 1916 Then & Now – Pictures from the 1916 Rising

Lower Bridge Street & Ushers Quay, Dublin City At on Friday 28 April the Dublin Fire Brigade responded to a call at from Thomas Street station to attend to a raging fire on Usher's Quay on the southern banks of the River Liffey during the Easter Rising.

Dublin 1916 Then & Now – Pictures from the 1916 Rising

Troops from The Dublin Fusiliers pass the GPO after the rising. The scene today is a lot more tranquil.

Horse-drawn Omnibus, Westmoreland Street, Dublin | Today we have the battle of the horse-drawn tram versus omnibus photos. It's Cork (the real capital of Ireland?) versus Dublin (the real capital of Ireland!).  Which is the best image? That might be a little subjective, so perhaps which can we find out the most about?  Date: 1863-1866 (thanks DannyM8)

National Library of Ireland on The Commons Horse-drawn Omnibus, Westmoreland Street, Dublin ca.

Eden Quay then & now looking across the Liffey from Burgh Quay. The devastation caused by the intense artillery and incendiary bombardment can be clearly seen here. A gunboat called ‘The Helga’ was used after being anchored by the British at Sir John Rodgerson’s Quay. This area was also shelled heavily with incendiary shells from howitzers that had been brought up from Athlone earlier in the week.

The quays east of O'Connell St devastated during the Rising of 1916

O’Connell Bridge (c.1940)  Elevated view of O'Connell Bridge looking towards Westmoreland Street with the Daniel O'Connell statue in the foreground.  © Courtesy of The National Library of Ireland

O’Connell Bridge Elevated view of O'Connell Bridge looking towards Westmoreland Street with the Daniel O'Connell statue in the foreground. © Courtesy of The National Library of Ireland

Get Your Hair Cut, O'Connell Street, Dublin 1933

Get Your Hair Cut, O'Connell Street, Dublin 1933

British Soldiers on the roof of the Four Courts.

Troops of the British Occupation Forces watch over Dublin City during the War of Independence, Ireland, 1920

Once the oldest in Dublin, the statue of William III, by Grinling Gibbons, was unveiled on 1st July, 1701. By the time this photograph was taken, however, the statue had been repaired several times, the head, as well as several limbs, having been replaced at least once. The statue was finally destroyed by an explosion in 1929

Once the oldest in Dublin, the statue of William III, by Grinling Gibbons, was…

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