When Bridges Were Men



View of the Four Courts after the bombardment by Free State troops in 1922 with O’Donovan Rossa Bridge seen on the right hand side of the photo.

connellbridgeAn elaborate structure built on the central median of O’Connell Bridge for Dublin Civic Week 1927, a series of cultural events held to encourage Dubliners to take pride in their city.

connell40Elevated view of O’Connell Bridge with the Daniel O’Connell statue in 1940.

Just some of the  vast collection of photographs and archival material on Dublin bridges, from Dublin City Council’s new website, Bridges of Dublin.

Anthony McGuinness, of Dublin City Council, writes:

“Our team within Dublin City Council has been working on this – the largest online repository of info, photos and video on the Liffey bridges in the city – for the past year.

We thought you might like it as we’ve noted your posts on the Rosie Hackett Bridge recently…

Visit the site here

Previously: G’wan The Rosie

Judgment Night

Crossing Rosie

And Then There Were Five

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