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Fairview, Dublin 3 during the CIE bus strike in Summer 1974

Good times.

One of the images now available in the just launched Historical Digital Collection at Dublin City Libraries.

Ellen Murphy writes:

Traffic jams during a 1970’s CIE bus strike Croagh Patrick Pilgrimages (1958), and jubilant Heffo’s Army supporters are among 43,000 historic photographs and documents which are being made freely available online by Dublin City Council today.

These formerly unseen images date as early as 1757 and include photographs, postcards, letters, maps and historical memorabilia.

Highlights of the collection, which can be found at digital.libraries.dublincity.ie include the Fáilte Ireland Photographic Collection with images of people, places and tourist locations all across Ireland from 1930s, the Irish Theatre Archive Photographic Collection, and Dublin City Council Photographic Collection.

Name those jammers, anyone?

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Pic: William Mooney