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map from "[The New British Channel Pilot, containing Sailing Directions from London to St. David's Head, including the Bristol Channel, and from Calais to Brest; also for the coasts of Ireland, from Carnsore Point to ... Galway Bay ... Eleventh edition.]"

map from "[The New British Channel Pilot, containing Sailing Direction...

This image has been taken from scan 000166 from "[The New British Channel Pilot, containing Sailing Directions from London to St. David's Head, including the Bristol Channel, and from Calais to Brest; also for ... More

Galway from "Ireland: its Scenery, Character, etc"

Galway from "Ireland: its Scenery, Character, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000350 from volume 03 of "Ireland: its Scenery, Character, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Libr... More

Ballynahinch - Ireland, Landscape view print

Ballynahinch - Ireland, Landscape view print

Print shows a bird's-eye view of a castle on a small island in a lake, with mountains in the background, at Ballynahinch, County Galway, Ireland. Title from item. Trimmed to edge of image on three sides. Gale, 0385

Galway, John - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]
Meeting of condolence on the assassination of President Lincoln. Abridged from the Galway express of May 6, 1865.

Meeting of condolence on the assassination of President Lincoln. Abrid...

Lincoln, Abraham,- Death. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 204, Folder 61.

Eyre Square, Galway

Eyre Square, Galway

Featuring the shyest tram passengers ever.....Date: 1880s?..NLI Ref.: L_ROY_00775 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000325307 )

The balance of trade with Great Britain seems to be still against us--650 paupers arrived at Boston in the steamship Nestoria, April 15th, from Galway, Ireland, shipped by the British government / W.A. Rogers.

The balance of trade with Great Britain seems to be still against us--...

Page of advertisements with cartoon showing people on steamship carrying "Poor house from Galway." Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 27, 1883 April 28, p. 272.

[Irish jaunting car and peasants. County Galway, Ireland]

[Irish jaunting car and peasants. County Galway, Ireland]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905.. Print no. "12078". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available a... More

[Irish spinner and spinning wheel. County Galway, Ireland]

[Irish spinner and spinning wheel. County Galway, Ireland]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905.. Print no. "12058". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available a... More

[Killary Bay, Connemara. County Galway, Ireland]

[Killary Bay, Connemara. County Galway, Ireland]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905.. Print no. "12052". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available a... More

St. Nicholas' Church, Galway, 1890(?)

St. Nicholas' Church, Galway, 1890(?)

This photo was taken probably by Robert French, chief photographer of William Lawrence Photographic Studios of Dublin...We've seen the front of St. Nicholas' Church before with the Egg and Fowl Market ( http://... More

[Kylemore. County Galway, Ireland] view, photochrome print postcard.

[Kylemore. County Galway, Ireland] view, photochrome print postcard.

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905.. Print no. "12057". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available a... More

[Ballinahinch. County Galway, Ireland] view, photochrome print postcard.

[Ballinahinch. County Galway, Ireland] view, photochrome print postcar...

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905.. Print no. "12056". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available a... More

[Clifden. County Galway, Ireland] view, photochrome print postcard.

[Clifden. County Galway, Ireland] view, photochrome print postcard.

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905.. Print no. "12081". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available a... More

The Market, Eyre Square, Galway, (N.), the capital of Connaught, Ireland

The Market, Eyre Square, Galway, (N.), the capital of Connaught, Irela...

People and livestock in market place. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood. No. 8368. From: Ireland through the Stereoscope by Charles Johnson.

map from "History of Clare and the Dalcassian Clans of Tipperary, Limerick, and Galway. With an ancient and a modern map"

map from "History of Clare and the Dalcassian Clans of Tipperary, Lime...

This image has been taken from scan 000024 from "History of Clare and the Dalcassian Clans of Tipperary, Limerick, and Galway. With an ancient and a modern map". The title and subject terms of this image have b... More

map from "History of Clare and the Dalcassian Clans of Tipperary, Limerick, and Galway. With an ancient and a modern map"

map from "History of Clare and the Dalcassian Clans of Tipperary, Lime...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "History of Clare and the Dalcassian Clans of Tipperary, Limerick, and Galway. With an ancient and a modern map". The title and subject terms of this image have b... More

map from "Ireland from sea to sea. A practical handbook to Galway, Connemara, Achill, and the West of Ireland. With a description of the principal objects of interest on the journey from Dublin. Illustrated, etc. [By C. S. Ward.]"

map from "Ireland from sea to sea. A practical handbook to Galway, Con...

This image has been taken from scan 000014 from "Ireland from sea to sea. A practical handbook to Galway, Connemara, Achill, and the West of Ireland. With a description of the principal objects of interest on t... More

Cherry Bounce

Cherry Bounce

Completely stealing the title for this one from Little Women where Amy uses the term that the March family's household helper, Hannah, used for Mr. Laurence's Char-a-Banc...This gorgeous touring car is pictured... More

A true son of the auld Sod - Galway, Ireland

A true son of the auld Sod - Galway, Ireland

Elderly man seated on barrel outside cottage. H107xxc U.S. Copyright Office.

In Claddagh - where old Irish customs and Language survive - suburb of Galway, Ireland

In Claddagh - where old Irish customs and Language survive - suburb of...

Children on street in foreground. Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. Index; Sheep; Ireland; Ire. Miscellaneous; Shelf.

The Market, Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland

The Market, Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland

People and livestock in market.

High Street, Galway, Ireland

High Street, Galway, Ireland

Street scene with horse drawn carts in business district. H153xxc U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood.

Galway Cattle Market, Galway Ireland

Galway Cattle Market, Galway Ireland

H179xxc U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood.

A street in the little village of Fairhead, near Galway, Ireland

A street in the little village of Fairhead, near Galway, Ireland

View of people walking down center of village street with woman in foreground, houses on right. H25461 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 2658. Copyright by H.C. White Co.

A Jolly group in the market-place, Galway, Ireland

A Jolly group in the market-place, Galway, Ireland

H25465 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 2664.

Humble but happy homes of the Claddagh fisher-folk; Galway, Ireland

Humble but happy homes of the Claddagh fisher-folk; Galway, Ireland

Two boys standing before thatched houses, rockpile strewn with equipment, on right.

A son of the ould sod. Galway, Ireland

A son of the ould sod. Galway, Ireland

Elderly man dressed in knickers and top hat in street. H44961 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by C.H. Graves. No. 7674.

The Lynch Commemorative Tablet. Galway, Ireland

The Lynch Commemorative Tablet. Galway, Ireland

Four children stand in front of tablet on side of stone wall. H49960 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by C.H. Graves. No. 7673.

Post No Bills

Post No Bills

Wondering if this is the earliest sighting of a "Post No Bills" warning in our photos (in the archway at the right - no. 18). This is Shop Street, Galway obviously bathed in glorious sunshine, with a horse-draw... More

Bullock No. I

Bullock No. I

Islanders on Inisheer bringing a bullock out to Dublin built steamer, the Dún Aengus, on 31 May 1939 for transport to Galway. This is how livestock had to be transported from the island between 1921 and 1958 un... More

Bullock No. II

Bullock No. II

Follow on from Bullock No. I ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/6271788935/in/photostream/ ) . This shot was taken looking down from the steamer Dún Aengus as the bullock's "swim" was almost finished...In... More

Tea Time

Tea Time

Members of either the Sheridan or O'Brien families enjoying a meal at their camp site at Loughrea, Co. Galway...Date: May 1954..NLI Ref.: WIL k4[54] ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000046941 )

S100E5810 - STS-100 - Earth observation image taken during STS-100 flight

S100E5810 - STS-100 - Earth observation image taken during STS-100 fli...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observation image taken during the STS-100 mission from Endeavour, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 105. Subject Terms: EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE) STS-1... More

S100E5808 - STS-100 - Earth observation image taken during STS-100 flight

S100E5808 - STS-100 - Earth observation image taken during STS-100 fli...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observation image taken during the STS-100 mission from Endeavour, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 105. Subject Terms: EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE) STS-1... More

S100E5809 - STS-100 - Earth observation image taken during STS-100 flight

S100E5809 - STS-100 - Earth observation image taken during STS-100 fli...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observation image taken during the STS-100 mission from Endeavour, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 105. Subject Terms: EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE) STS-1... More

S100E5805 - STS-100 - Earth observation image taken during STS-100 flight

S100E5805 - STS-100 - Earth observation image taken during STS-100 fli...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observation image taken during the STS-100 mission from Endeavour, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 105. Subject Terms: EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE) STS-1... More

S100E5807 - STS-100 - Earth observation image taken during STS-100 flight

S100E5807 - STS-100 - Earth observation image taken during STS-100 fli...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observation image taken during the STS-100 mission from Endeavour, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 105. Subject Terms: EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE) STS-1... More

S100E5806 - STS-100 - Earth observation image taken during STS-100 flight

S100E5806 - STS-100 - Earth observation image taken during STS-100 fli...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observation image taken during the STS-100 mission from Endeavour, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 105. Subject Terms: EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE) STS-1... More

Smoky hills in Leenane

Smoky hills in Leenane

To start the week this shot is from the Hargrave Collection. A beautiful scene with a house on the curve of the coast, beneath rolling hills and with smoke rising invitingly from a chimney as the residents ris... More

Somewhere in the West

Somewhere in the West

I know this scene, it is like the Delphi Fishery but I do not think it is, T. C. Kingsmill Moore, would know precisely. It is definitely associated with a fishery in the West of Ireland. We have the scotch pine... More

Renmore Barracks, Galway City - once home to the Connaught Rangers.

Renmore Barracks, Galway City - once home to the Connaught Rangers.

The home station of the Connaught Rangers Regiment of the British Army is today's image from the Lawrence Collection. Once a proud and distinguished regiment with many battle honours, it became famous in the I... More

Old Church, Co. Galway?

Old Church, Co. Galway?

An iconic if pooly captioned(?) image from the Lawrence Collection today. Galway is famous for many things and the window in the foreground is one of those, perhaps even more than the beautiful church in the b... More

Lynchs Castle, Shop Street, Galway

Lynchs Castle, Shop Street, Galway

In a New Year of promise and expectation we have the old reliable Robert French of Lawrence Photography to start us off. Here is Lynch's Castle, Shop Street in Galway ( http://galwaycivictrust.ie/downloads/Lync... More

Blackadder Hotel, Ballynahinch, Co. Galway

Blackadder Hotel, Ballynahinch, Co. Galway

Blackadder Hotel? Who would have thought that Blackadder would have gone forth from West Galway and from such a beautiful setting. This is up there with the most scenic Lawrence photographs we have seen...Wit... More

Tablet at Abbey, Galway City

Tablet at Abbey, Galway City

Labelled in the catalogue as "Abbey Trench's Tablet, Galway City, Co. Galway", this is the kind of detail that Morning Mary loves to find and shoot herself - so really looking forward to finding out more about ... More

Waiting for the Solar Eclipse

Waiting for the Solar Eclipse

From the destruction of Dublin on Friday to the Edwardian elegance of the gentry in Clonbrock House. Just two of the group appear even aware that this photograph is being taken but this just adds to the charm ... More

Posing in Clonbrock!

Posing in Clonbrock!

Finishing on Friday with a photograph from the Clonbrock Collection with a lady and three children posing outside the "Photography" house!..We really do not have many facts to report on this photo, it was sugge... More

Elevated view of buildings in a town, one of the buildings has the sign "Thomas Hart, Marine dealer"

Elevated view of buildings in a town, one of the buildings has the sig...

An unusual Clonbrock shot today that I would have guessed was a Lawrence or even part of a Stereo Pair had I not seen the catalogue. There are a few more clues than S. Silk so this may be easier to crack.....A... More

Ornamental garden, Kylemore, Co Galway

Ornamental garden, Kylemore, Co Galway

Kylemore Gardens, Co Galway is the location of this photo. It is part of the Kylemore House / Abbey estate. The Gardens were built along with Kylemore House between 1867 and 1871. ..It Transpires that there wer... More

Clifden, Co. Galway

Clifden, Co. Galway

This beautiful shot of Clifden in colour is unusual for a number of reasons, the colour, the seemingly aerial view and the relative modernity!..Thanks for the comments. ..Hear is a link to a short history of Cl... More

Young England's Floral Alphabet

Young England's Floral Alphabet

We met Edith (1878-1964) and Ethel Dillon (1880-1978) ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/9946555274 ) a while back. This photo was taken about a year later outside the Photograph House at Clonbrock Estat... More

Biggest hanks of wool in Ireland?

Biggest hanks of wool in Ireland?

Taken at McKeown's in Leenane, Co. Galway. Must have been quite a sizeable enterprise to be called McKeown's Industry?..Photographer: Almost certainly Robert French of Lawrence Photographic Studios ( http://cat... More

More Besties from the Clonbrock Estate

More Besties from the Clonbrock Estate

A few weeks ago, we met two sisters ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/9515878024/ ) from the Clonbrock Estate in Ahascragh, Co. Galway. Today's two girls and their dog are equally cute, but hail from th... More

Besties!

Besties!

Have very few words to describe this photograph - overcome with the cuteness of it all, but the smallest girl and the puppy were surely besties!..We thought these two little girls may be the Quinn sisters, and ... More

Dunmore Castle, Galway

Dunmore Castle, Galway

This is part of our recently digitised Congested Districts Board Photographic Collection ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Collection/vtls000033747 ) and was taken by Robert Welch. We recently came across Mr Welch and... More

Blackall and McDonagh

Blackall and McDonagh

We had no idea where this was, so many thanks to Leonard Bentley ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/8651631526/#comment72157633251700922 ) for identifying it as St. Mary's Church, Athenry, Co. Galway!..I... More

D.I.Y. High Cross

D.I.Y. High Cross

Bizarre construction altogether that can be seen here too ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/8651631526 ) . Did the plinth operate as a market stall?..We had no idea where this was, so many thanks to Leon... More

Chicks and Ducks in Galway

Chicks and Ducks in Galway

The only title we have for this one is A Market Square, Irish Studies, Irish Life. Although there aren't many clues, we've visited this market before ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/6311443845/ ) but ... More

Eyre Square, Galway

Eyre Square, Galway

Featuring the shyest tram passengers ever.....Date: 1880s?..NLI Ref.: L_ROY_00775 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000325307 )

St. Nicholas' Church, Galway, 1890(?)

St. Nicholas' Church, Galway, 1890(?)

This photo was taken probably by Robert French, chief photographer of William Lawrence Photographic Studios of Dublin...We've seen the front of St. Nicholas' Church before with the Egg and Fowl Market ( http://... More

St. Nicholas' Church, Galway, 1990

St. Nicholas' Church, Galway, 1990

Taken by photographer, B. Lawlor...We've seen the front of St. Nicholas' Church before with the Egg and Fowl Market ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/6311443845/ ) and the back view ( http://www.flickr.... More

April 19, 1964

April 19, 1964

St. Nicholas' Church in Galway City, pictured at 5.37pm or 17:37. Originally thought that W. Mullins was a sweet shop, because the little boy was so glued to the window.....However, yellow book ( http://www.fli... More

Fish Market, Galway

Fish Market, Galway

Wondering if there's any sign of our other Galway Fish Sellers ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/6279457924/ ) in this crowd? This was very near where their photo was taken.....swordscookie ( http://www... More

Royal Mail 979 Day Car

Royal Mail 979 Day Car

This is a mail car near Black's Royal Hotel, Eyre Square in Galway city, loaded up with a fabulous mix of passengers...See here for a little background ( http://www.kennys.ie/News/OldGalway/20052010_blacks_hote... More

February 12, 1870

February 12, 1870

Two workmen on the Clonbrock Estate, Ahascragh, Co. Galway. Thanks to Robert Riddell ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/ ) for identifying the building as the Photograph or Photographic House at Clonb... More

Weighed

Weighed

A weigh station in the heart of Clifden, Co. Galway, that had presumably just been used to weigh the contents of the panniers carried by this old woman's donkey. Fully expecting argument as to whether this is a... More

Old Graveyard

Old Graveyard

Salruck Graveyard at Leenane, Co. Galway, rather bizarrely scattered with clay pipes or dúidín...There's an explanation in Black's Guide to Ireland, 1912 ( http://www.renvyle.com/en/blacks-guide-book-ireland-19... More

Cherry Bounce

Cherry Bounce

Completely stealing the title for this one from Little Women where Amy uses the term that the March family's household helper, Hannah, used for Mr. Laurence's Char-a-Banc...This gorgeous touring car is pictured... More

Dr Tully's House

Dr Tully's House

An eviction on the land of the Marquis of Clanricarde at Woodford, Co.Galway. Farmer and boatbuilder, Francis Tully, known locally as “Dr Tully”, was an activist for the Plan of Campaign in Galway...The Plan of... More

Tea Time

Tea Time

Members of either the Sheridan or O'Brien families enjoying a meal at their camp site at Loughrea, Co. Galway...Photographer: Elinor Wiltshire ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Collection/vtls000046408 ) ..Date: May 1... More

January 31, 1866

January 31, 1866

And this is Ambrose Congreve reading a newspaper at Clonbrock House, Ahascragh, Co. Galway. Unfortunately it's not possible to make out which newspaper or any of the text.....Date: Wednesday, 31 January 1866..N... More

Crinoline, portrait

Crinoline, portrait

This is Augusta Congreve at the side entrance of Clonbrock House, Ahascragh, Co. Galway...Date: Wednesday, 31 January 1866..NLI Ref.: CLON1688 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000183813 )

What an amazing contraption!

What an amazing contraption!

At least one member of the Martin family at Ross House, Co. Galway posing in a wonderful motor car, that was housed in the stables when not in use...It has been suggested that the lady may be the novelist Viole... More

December 10, 1870

December 10, 1870

Beautiful and festive scene from the grounds of Clonbrock House, Ahascragh, Co. Galway. We don't know whether the man with the rifle was a member of the Dillon family or a gamekeeper on the Clonbrock Estate...D... More

November 10, 1863

November 10, 1863

Georgiana, Helen, Louisa and Caroline Dillon on the steps of Clonbrock House. Included in the photo are Zoe (shaggy terrier) and Ness, the Dillon Dogs...Date: 10 November 1863..NLI Ref.: CLON1689 ( http://catal... More

Egg and Fowl Market, Galway

Egg and Fowl Market, Galway

... which is much nicer than an Egg and Foul Market! Love this shot for the huddles of women, the bored-looking children hanging around the cart, but especially for the little terrier that halted whatever he'd ... More

November 1, 1864

November 1, 1864

Two of the Dillon sisters and one of the Crofton brothers in the garden of Clonbrock House, Ahascragh, Co. Galway. It can't have been the harshest of Autumns in Galway in 1864, as there are still a good smatter... More

Catch of the Day

Catch of the Day

Four women selling fish...Thanks to those of you who pointed out that this is Spanish Parade on the Spanish Arch side of the Claddagh in Galway City. That's Claddagh Quay and Nimmo's Pier in the background...Ac... More

October 20, 1865

October 20, 1865

Dillon family group including Lord Clonbrock and Lord and Lady Clanmorris, gathered outside Clonbrock House, Ahascragh, Co. Galway. A fine early shot, but marred by the broken glassplate...Date: 20 October 1865... More

Look up!

Look up!

Young boys outside a school in Connemara. It was presumably photographer Major Ruttledge-Fair, who wrote "Look up" on this photo when he realised he had captured two boys grinning skyward...Date: Circa 1892..NL... More

Quite a Modern Institution

Quite a Modern Institution

This is the Galway Mail Car at a crossroads somewhere in Connemara, Co. Galway. A note on the back reads "The mail car from Galway - quite a modern institution (1892)"..This photo was taken by Major Ruttledge-F... More