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000257730002577100025782 0002579200025791mandelaNelson Mandela in Dublin June/July 1990. A year after his release from prison and in the middle of Ireland’s World Cup quarter final hysteria.

Pics 1-3: crowds in Merrion Street, Dublin.; Pic 3: from left Alan Dukes, Charles Haughey, Dick Spring, Nelson Mandela and Proinsias De Rossa; Pic 4: From left Nelson Mandela, Winnie Mandela and Charles Haughey; Pic 5: Accepting the Freedom of Dublin City outside the Mansion House, Dawson Street.

(Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland, Dublin City Libraries)