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[Barnesmore Gap. County Donegal, Ireland] view, photochrome print postcard.

[Barnesmore Gap. County Donegal, Ireland] view, photochrome print post...

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905.. Print no. "12088". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available a... More

[Killybegs. County Donegal, Ireland] view, photochrome print postcard.

[Killybegs. County Donegal, Ireland] view, photochrome print postcard.

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905.. Print no. "12086". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available a... More

[Temple Arch, Horn Head. County Donegal, Ireland]

[Temple Arch, Horn Head. County Donegal, Ireland]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905.. Print no. "38". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at h... More

[Donegal Castle. County Donegal, Ireland] view, photochrome print postcard.

[Donegal Castle. County Donegal, Ireland] view, photochrome print post...

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905.. Print no. "12085". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available a... More

Home industries, County Donegal, Ireland

Home industries, County Donegal, Ireland

Woman using spinning wheel inside Irish cottage. H37235 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood.

Thatched cottages and flats on the bicycle - oh bliss!

Thatched cottages and flats on the bicycle - oh bliss!

To end the week where we have had doubles, rebels and Gandelows we now have a truly charming Eason shot. A man mends a bicycle outside the door of a thatched cottage with a young girl in a pinny standing behin... More

And the shark has pearly teeth dear...

And the shark has pearly teeth dear...

It is amazing how things have changed, when this photograph was taken by Denis Tynan killing a shark was considered a normal thing to do. Whereas, today, there is a great drive to protect them. The given date ... More

Robert French - Fahan in Lough Swilly.

Robert French - Fahan in Lough Swilly.

The pier at Fahan on Lough Swilly, Co. Donegal looks a lonely place in this beautiful Royal plate from the Lawrence Collection. Lough Swilly is famous for many things and one of the most famous is the kidnappi... More

All politics are local

All politics are local

A big day in Glenties with a marching band of young ladies adorned with Dickie Bows and Hair Bows while wielding tin whistles. The background is interesting as behind the politicians and dignitaries you can se... More

Sure it would take me hours to walk over that stuff...

Sure it would take me hours to walk over that stuff...

The catalogue description of this image suggests that it is a man standing on a castle, but the benefits of "Super Dooper Mega Zoom" (technical term) show that this is not the case. The man is sitting on a fai... More

Musical interlude...

Musical interlude...

The showband scene in Ireland ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish_showband ) was at its height in 1969, and bands were popping up all round the place. 'Margo and the Keynotes' were from Donegal, and whereas... More

The model, the camera and the Raleigh All Steel!

The model, the camera and the Raleigh All Steel!

This commercial modelling shot from the Tynan Collection shows an attractive young lady modelling a geansaí with traditional patterns. She is holding a movie camera but to be honest she doesn't look too sure a... More

Marching accordions from Killybegs

Marching accordions from Killybegs

A visit to the Denis Tynan collection today and to representatives of the beautiful fishing town of Killybegs. The benefits of having a marching band in a town are many and varied, keeping young people active,... More

Gunboat diplomacy!

Gunboat diplomacy!

To Killybegs Bay in Donegal today and a welcome return to the Tynan Collection! A corvette of the Irish Naval Service lies at anchor in the bay while the photographer kindly ensures that the loom of the oar th... More

60,000,000 Flickr Views - Thanks to you

60,000,000 Flickr Views - Thanks to you

Another Day to fly the bunting from the very top of Library Towers, as the NLI Flickr photostream has reached 60 million views today!..We have said this before and I know that we will have the opportunity to sa... More

The Donegal oilfield?

The Donegal oilfield?

Day 5 of Tynan Week .This, the final Tynan image of the week shows an industrial scene with a rickety bridge, a pile driver on the water and Nissen huts in the background. Clearly showing what was then a signi... More

Unidentified town on a tidal river but in Donegal

Unidentified town on a tidal river but in Donegal

Day 2 of Tynan Week .This is day 2 of the first week using the photographs of Denis Tynan. Tynan, who ran a successful photographic business in Donegal for many years, has left many images of the county. These... More

"Unidentified church, Co. Donegal" is in Dungloe

"Unidentified church, Co. Donegal" is in Dungloe

New Arrivals Klaxon .At the weekend we promised you something new - and here it is. Introducing the "Denis Tynan" collection of photographs! Taken on plastic negatives and featuring places and people in the 19... More

Robert French - General View, Bruckless, Co. Donegal

Robert French - General View, Bruckless, Co. Donegal

This is the second time in recent weeks that Bruckless has been mentioned on this stream! This fine Royal sized plate taken by Mr. French shows the remote rural area of the time in fine detail. The other pass... More

Robert French - Cockhill, County Donegal

Robert French - Cockhill, County Donegal

Yet another beautiful Lawrence photograph of rural Ireland at its best! Cockhill near Buncrana in County Donegal looks like a good place to take a few shots - but there may not be a lot happening around there.... More

Doon Well, Donegal Highlands, Termon, Co. Donegal

Doon Well, Donegal Highlands, Termon, Co. Donegal

Doon Well? This is one of many "Holy Wells" throughout Ireland with those strange items of clothing material on twigs and sticks nearby. This looks more like a Lawrence image to me, what do you think?..As B... More

Robert French - Fair Day, Glenties, Co. Donegal

Robert French - Fair Day, Glenties, Co. Donegal

A good way to start the week will be to visit Donegal and especially on a fair day. Sheep, cattle, poultry and the craic all in abundance. Hand spitting, hand slapping, walking away and then coming back to cl... More

Robert French - Labourer's hut, Gweedore

Robert French - Labourer's hut, Gweedore

Yesterday we visited Parsonstown AKA Birr and the grandeur of Cumberlands column. Today we go north to Donegal and the poverty of a scraw hut near Gweedore...With thanks to the community, and especially B-59 (... More

Man with beard and top hat walking along a road (in Bundoran)

Man with beard and top hat walking along a road (in Bundoran)

Two things we thought might be fun to find out here: The name of the road and the name of the man...derangedlemur ( /photos/[email protected]/ ) was able to furnish the first (Main Street in Bundoran). And while we ... More

Town scales, in the market square, Donegal town

Town scales, in the market square, Donegal town

Today we have an image from a collection I have not personally come across before - so for those also new to the collection, let me introduce Joshua H. Hargrave. Those who have followed the stream for a while (... More

River and weir at Ballyshannon

River and weir at Ballyshannon

Leaving the French nobility behind, today we visit rural Ireland in the Stereo Pairs collection. This fine view of a river with bridge and weir has a super POV and is very nicely composed. The masses of wild ... More

"Reelan Bridge, Lifford" is actually the "Dry Arch" in Straboy, Co Donegal

"Reelan Bridge, Lifford" is actually the "Dry Arch" in Straboy, Co Don...

Though labelled as "Reelan Bridge, Lifford, Co. Donegal" in the catalogue, after some initial location theories that were closer to Lifford, it was confirmed that we are a little further afield. Within a short ... More

"Reelan Bridge, Lifford" is actually the "Dry Arch" in Straboy, Co Donegal (21077657728)

"Reelan Bridge, Lifford" is actually the "Dry Arch" in Straboy, Co Don...

Though labelled as "Reelan Bridge, Lifford, Co. Donegal" in the catalogue, after some initial location theories that were closer to Lifford, it was confirmed that we are a little further afield. Within a short ... More

Ordnance Survey One-Inch Sheet 4 Omagh, Published 1963

Ordnance Survey One-Inch Sheet 4 Omagh, Published 1963

OS map of Omagh and the surrounding region in Tyrone Donegal Leitrim and Fermanagh, at a scale of 1:63,360 or one inch to one mile.

Glencolumbkille, County Donegal LACMA M.2008.40.880

Glencolumbkille, County Donegal LACMA M.2008.40.880

Ireland, circa 1865, printed circa 1865 Photographs Albumen print Image: 8 1/4 x 11; Mount: 13 x 16; Mat: 13 x 16 The Marjorie and Leonard Vernon Collection, gift of The Annenberg Foundation, acquired from Ca... More

Bunglass, County Donegal LACMA M.2008.40.884

Bunglass, County Donegal LACMA M.2008.40.884

Ireland, circa 1865, printed circa 1865 Photographs Albumen print Image: 8 1/4 x 11; Mount: 13 x 16; Mat: 13 x 16 The Marjorie and Leonard Vernon Collection, gift of The Annenberg Foundation, acquired from Ca... More