Tag Archives: Vintage Dublin

Ha’penny Bridge, Dublin


Patsy McGyver writes:

The Ha’penny Bridge, Dublin. Merchants Arch, Wellington Quay in the background. 1880s

…I hate the advertisements.





Dublin Civic Trust write:

A fleeting, rare capture of Arnott’s exotic silhouette with its Eastern-inspired central tower and terminating pavilions prior to decapitation in the late 1940s – the rationale at the time declaring the ornaments as serving “no useful purpose.” Other than civitas, heaven forbid.

Photographer and filmmaker David Jazay tweetz:

TJ Downing’s shop on Benburb Street, 1992, #Dublin from my 10 year series #DublinBeforetheTiger Reflect for a moment on what we have lost.

Vintage Photographs of Dublin’s Inner City (Slate magazine, January 2016)

Previously: David Jazay on Broadsheet

Further to Monday’s filter-free tour of Dublin in the 1970s and yesterday’s romp through the 1980s…

Behold: Dublin in the 1990s in colour.

‘Mom’ jeans, broken dreams and foam “cut to size”.

Good times.

From top: Halston Street; Blackrock Dart station; GPO Arcade; Nassau Street; Smithfield Fruit Market; Fitzwilliam Place; Whitworth Road; O’Connell Street Bridge and Abbey Street; The ‘Lady of Mann’ on the Liffey and College Green.

Pics via Dublin City Library archive and Geograph.

Thanks Sibling Of Daedalus

A follow up to yesterday’s flare-flapping Kodachromed stroll through the 1970s

Dublin in the 1980s in color.

Bad coffee.

Good times.

From top: Baggot Street, Henry Street; Moore Street, Rathmines; Ranelagh; O’Connell Street; Dorset Street; Grafton Street and an aerial view looking down Grafton Street from the Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre.

All pics via Dublin City Public Libraries archive.

Thanks Sibling Of Daedalus