— IrishFamilyDetective (@Fiona_Forde_Irl) September 18, 2020
A laconic gent, possibly pub-bound, ambles on Dublin Hill, Cork.
Name that jammer, anyone?
An unnamed placard wielding girl, presumably Irish, with a basket containing copies of Votes for Women newspaper.
Via LSE Library
Dublin, Summer 1974.
Rarely seen images of Dublin life from noted American street photographer William Gedney.
Gedney spent a week in Ireland in July 1974 on a stopover to London calling on from top: The Forty Foot, Sandycove, County Dublin; Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2; Sandymount Strand, Dublin 4; Leonard’s Corner, South Circular Road, Dublin 8; Caledon Road, East Wall, Dublin 3; near the Ha’penny Bridge, Dublin 2.
Save single-pipe Poolbeg.
Anglers Rest, Knockmaroon Hill, Strawberry Beds, Chapelizod, Dublin 20.
A bream world.
Name that jammer, anyone?
Pic: Emma Corcoran
Via Photos Of Dublin
Sourcing archive pictures for the next IRRS Journal featuring catering reveals this spring 1952 publicity photo of the refurbished CIÉ refreshment bar at Harcourt Street Station, Dublin (nowadays the ‘Odeon Bar’) #irishrailways #irishrailarchives pic.twitter.com/I7MHfZaLwo
— Irish Railway Archives (Ciarán Cooney) (@irishrailways) August 24, 2020
CIÉ refreshment bar, Harcourt Street Station, Dublin 2.
They made a foamy mocha latte to die for.
Dublin city, 1956
One of a selection of noir-esque images from famed photojournalist Peter Bock-Schroeder, now available online.
In 1956, Bock-Schroeder spent several days walking through Dublin and documented the everyday life of the capital.
Boycott Foreign press?
in 1954, a British journalist, Honor Tracy, condemned Donerail, County Cork parish priest Canon Maurice O’Connell for spending the then exorbitant amount of £9,000 on his parochial house while there was so much poverty in the village.
Following The Sunday Times’ apology to O’Connell, Tracy sued it and was awarded £3000 in compensation. In response some 3000 of Doneraile’s parishioners marched in the village in support of Canon O’Connell,…
Thanks Mark Geary
Another one of my dad’s photos and a favourite of mine. This is a parade of 12 elephants from Chipperfeld’s Circus crossing Redmond Bridge in 1956.#waterford #ireland #irish #circus #elephants #oldphoto #chipperfields pic.twitter.com/n4PioJ1MOw
— Paul O’Farrell 🇺🇸🇮🇪 (@OFARRL1960) August 18, 2020
When circuses were circuses.
Name those jammers, anyone?
Bringing #Ireland‘s History to Life. 🇮🇪🧑🌾
My restored and colourised c1890s photo of Gweedore, Co. Donegal. The original black and white photo was photographed by Robert French and forms part of The Lawrence Collection in the @NLIreland.#Donegal #Ireland #History #DeOldify #Eire pic.twitter.com/eZjqpv5scZ
— Rob Cross (@RobCross247) July 30, 2020
A colourised blemish-free look at 1890s Gweedore, County Donegal, the largest Irish-speaking parish in Ireland.
Support Rob’s work here
I drove through Maam Cross yesterday thinking of this photo
Woman smoking a pipe in front of a turf fire
— Old Ireland in Colour (@irelandincolour) July 20, 2020
Hitting the clay.
Her tí, her rules.