Henry Street, Dublin 1.
Dress rehearsals ahead of the official launch of Arnotts’ circus-themed Christmas windows this evening.
Take that, Brown Thomas.
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Shangan Roadd, Ballymun, Dublin 9.
Performers from Tumble Circus entertain the pupils of Virgin Mary’s School as part of DUBLIN ALIVE! Dublin City Council’s Local Live Performance Programme funded by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media.
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A lorry driver has pleaded guilty to stealing a bra and underwear from a circus in Derry last month.
Seamus James Gerald Bonner, 32, from Ivy Terrace, committed the offence on 11 April.
He admitted entering, as a trespasser, a mobile changing room at a circus in Ebrington Square and stealing the bra and underwear.
Sentencing was put back until 20 June to enable the preparation of a pre-sentence report.
File pic: Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland
A young deformed boy lives as a side-show freak. When his father asks him to make a birthday-wish he starts to imagine..It’s a metaphor for the expectation some parents have of their children, without seeing that they have other ambitions and their own dreams.
You think you’re bored?
The Ring of Cruelty’ by the Captive Animals’ Preservation Society.
Circus magazine, 1970.
Gloria Bartolome and Tom McSherry, of ALiberation protesting outside Tom Duffy’s Circus Clontarf, Dublin against their use of animals. And against Dublin City Council for hosting the event on municipal land. Tom Duffy’s circus have a number of animals from lions, tigers, llamas, zebras, alpacas, horses, dogs and a snake.
(Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland)