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Trial of the Irish patriots at Clonmel, Oct. 22nd. 1848 Thomas F. Meagher, Terence B. Mc.Manus, Patrick O'Donohue, receiving their sentence / / lith. & pub. by N. Currier.

Trial of the Irish patriots at Clonmel, Oct. 22nd. 1848 Thomas F. Meag...

Print shows Lord Chief Justice Doherty, standing (left), delivering a death sentence to members of the rebel group, Young Ireland, standing (right). Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Rese... More

B.C.A. 1911 No.s 1 to 7 and 11 to 14 on plan

B.C.A. 1911 No.s 1 to 7 and 11 to 14 on plan

Creator: Alexander R. Hogg for Belfast Corporation..Date: 11th February 1915..Description: B.C.A. 1911 No.s 1 to 7 and 11 to 14 on plan. Streets in photo: Great Edward Street. Premises in photo: The City Bakers... More

Mitchell's Row from Gardiner Street

Mitchell's Row from Gardiner Street

Creator: Alexander R. Hogg for Belfast Corporation..Date: March 1912..Description: Mitchell's Row from Gardiner Street No.s 105 to 109 on plan. Streets in photo: Gardiner Street, Mitchell's Row...PRONI Ref: LA/... More

B.C.A. 1911 General View of Tate's Avenue from Great Northern Railway to Lisburn Road

B.C.A. 1911 General View of Tate's Avenue from Great Northern Railway ...

Creator: Alexander R. Hogg for Belfast Corporation..Date: 1915..Description: B.C.A. 1911 General View of Tate's Avenue from Great Northern Railway to Lisburn Road. Streets in photo: Tate's Avenue, Lisburn Road.... More

The meeting of the waters: in the Vale of Avoca, County Wicklow, Ireland

The meeting of the waters: in the Vale of Avoca, County Wicklow, Irela...

After a sketch by Fairland. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 4460

Parnell, Honorable Chas. of Dublin, Ireland

Parnell, Honorable Chas. of Dublin, Ireland

A black and white photo of a man with a beard. Public domain portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

John Dillon, M.P., Ireland, Cabinet photograph

John Dillon, M.P., Ireland, Cabinet photograph

Photograph shows John Dillon, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front. 2980N? U.S. Copyright Office. Copyrighted 1881, [i.e., 1882] by L.C. Dillon, 1227 Penn. Avenue, Washington, D.C. Stamped on verso: L.C. ... More

The Irish members in their seats in the House of Parliament, 1886

The Irish members in their seats in the House of Parliament, 1886

Print shows, from back to front, 1. Alexander Blane, 2. J.D. Sheehan, 3. Sir Joseph N. M'Kenna, 4. Donal Sullivan, 5. Patrick O'Hea, 6. Dr. Fox, 7. Joseph Nolan, 8. Edw. Harrington, 9. J.F. Smithwick, 10. Willi... More

Robert French - Dining Saloon on the S.S. Great Eastern

Robert French - Dining Saloon on the S.S. Great Eastern

Thought that after our couple of "shippy" days, it'd be interesting to see what was available to passengers below decks on snazzy (technical term) vessels like the Brunel-designed S.S. Great Eastern, berthed in... More

Ireland. After an eviction: a scene in Mayo

Ireland. After an eviction: a scene in Mayo

An evicted girl, seated on table outside cottage, with household belongings. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1886 May 8, p. 180, middle right.

The Giants Honeycomb. Northern Ireland

The Giants Honeycomb. Northern Ireland

Creator: R. Welch (Photographer)..Date: c.1888..Original Format: Photographic Print..Description: The Giants Honeycomb, Giant's Causeway..PRONI Ref: D1403_1~055

[Dunmore, II. County Waterford, Ireland] view, photochrome print postcard.

[Dunmore, II. County Waterford, Ireland] view, photochrome print postc...

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905.. Print no. "12096". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available a... More

[Great Southern Hotel, Killarney. County Kerry, Ireland]

[Great Southern Hotel, Killarney. County Kerry, Ireland]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905.. Print no. "12089". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available a... More

[Lower Lough Erne. County Fermanagh, Ireland]

[Lower Lough Erne. County Fermanagh, Ireland]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905.. Print no. "12084". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available a... More

[Powerscourt Waterfall. County Wicklow, Ireland] view, photochrome print postcard.

[Powerscourt Waterfall. County Wicklow, Ireland] view, photochrome pri...

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905.. More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.go... More

[Meeting of the waters, Vale of Avoca. County Wicklow, Ireland]

[Meeting of the waters, Vale of Avoca. County Wicklow, Ireland]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905.. Print no. "12034". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available a... More

Ireland Weavers' Hall, lantern slide

Ireland Weavers' Hall, lantern slide

Image Description from historic lecture booklet: "One of the oldest building in Dublin is the Weavers' Hall which was constructed some three centuries ago. It is said that there used to be tow groups in the ind... More

A mountain turf car bound for the village market, County Kerry, Ireland

A mountain turf car bound for the village market, County Kerry, Irelan...

Woman with branches in basket on back and boy seated on side of donkey-drawn cart. Stereo copyrighted by H.C. White Co. No. 2676. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracin... More

"A raal convanience - a woife," a country farm-yard in Ireland

"A raal convanience - a woife," a country farm-yard in Ireland

A woman sewing a button on a man's shirt?, in doorway of house. Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Marriage...; Phot... More

IRELAND, C., HONORABLE - Harris & Ewing, Studio Portrait

IRELAND, C., HONORABLE - Harris & Ewing, Studio Portrait

A black and white photo of a man in a suit. Public domain portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Commissioner on Ireland at Lafayette

Commissioner on Ireland at Lafayette

Public domain historic photograph of Washington DC, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

The Suevic, Liverpool. Northern Ireland

The Suevic, Liverpool. Northern Ireland

Creator: R. Welch (Photographer)..Date: c.1907..Original Format: Photographic Print..Description: The Suevic , Liverpool..PRONI Ref: D1403_2~041

Ireland. Dublin Castle, Chapel Royal

Ireland. Dublin Castle, Chapel Royal

Public domain photograph of chapel, church, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Belfast -- English Volunteers - Glass negative photogrpah. Public domain.

Belfast -- English Volunteers - Glass negative photogrpah. Public doma...

Corresponding print in LOT 11178-2 is cropped version of negative.

1st class cabin, Titanic. Northern Ireland

1st class cabin, Titanic. Northern Ireland

Creator: R. Welch (Photographer)..Date: 1912..Original Format: Photographic Print..Description: The Titanic, 1st class, cabin interior...PRONI Ref: D1403_2~031

Boundary Street Area: Northern side of Gable Street

Boundary Street Area: Northern side of Gable Street

Creator: Alexander R. Hogg for Belfast Corporation..Date: 10th June 1912..Description: Boundary Street Area: Northern side of Gable Street westwards to Boundary Street, No. 16 on plan. Streets in photo: Gable S... More

Gardiner Street Area: Brown Street

Gardiner Street Area: Brown Street

Creator: Alexander R. Hogg for Belfast Corporation..Date: 26th April 1912..Description: Gardiner Street Area: Brown Street right to left No.s 124 to 110 on plan. Streets in photo: Brown Street. Premises in phot... More

Children building another moat in the sand

Children building another moat in the sand

Creator: R. Welch (Photographer)..Date: c.1888..Original Format: Photographic Print..Description: Children building another moat in the sand..PRONI Ref: D1403_1~058

A view of Donaghadee from Fort. Northern Ireland

A view of Donaghadee from Fort. Northern Ireland

Creator: R. Welch (Photographer)..Date: c.1888..Original Format: Photographic Print..Description: A view of Donaghadee from Fort..PRONI Ref: D1403_1~057

Tea Room at the Crawfordsburn Inn

Tea Room at the Crawfordsburn Inn

Creator: R. Welch (Photographer)..Date: c.1888..Original Format: Photographic Print..Description: Tea Room at the Crawfordsburn Inn..PRONI Ref: D1403_1~060

Carrick-A-Rede & Larriban Cliffs

Carrick-A-Rede & Larriban Cliffs

Creator: R. Welch (Photographer)..Date: c.1888..Original Format: Photographic Print..Description: Carrick-A-Rede & Larriban Cliffs..PRONI Ref: D1403_1~041

"Black Waterfall" Glenariffe. Northern Ireland

"Black Waterfall" Glenariffe. Northern Ireland

Creator: R. Welch (Photographer)..Date: c.1888..Original Format: Photographic Print..Description: "Black Waterfall" Glenariffe..PRONI Ref: D1403_1~035

Rostrevor, County Down. Northern Ireland

Rostrevor, County Down. Northern Ireland

Creator: R. Welch (Photographer)..Date: 1914..Original Format: Photographic Print..Description: An old Irish “Low-Back Car” , or Wheel-Car - Rostrevor, County Down..PRONI Ref: D1403_2~023

Donaghadee Light House and Harbour

Donaghadee Light House and Harbour

Creator: R. Welch (Photographer)..Date: 1914..Original Format: Photographic Print..Description: Donaghadee Light House, County Down ..PRONI Ref: D1403_2~019

Beech Wood, Kilkeel. Northern Ireland

Beech Wood, Kilkeel. Northern Ireland

Creator: R. Welch (Photographer)..Date: 1914..Original Format: Photographic Print..Description: In the beech wood, Mourne Park, Kilkeel, County Down..PRONI Ref: D1403_2~022

Ballybannon Hill, Castlewellan. Northern Ireland

Ballybannon Hill, Castlewellan. Northern Ireland

Creator: R. Welch (Photographer)..Date: 1914..Original Format: Photographic Print..Description: Ballybannon Hill, Castlewellan, County Down..PRONI Ref: D1403_2~016

By the lake shore, Clandeboye. Northern Ireland

By the lake shore, Clandeboye. Northern Ireland

Creator: R. Welch (Photographer)..Date: 1914..Original Format: Photographic Print..Description: By the lake shore, Clandeboye, County Down..PRONI Ref: D1403_2~009

High Street, Belfast. Northern Ireland

High Street, Belfast. Northern Ireland

Creator: R. Welch (Photographer)..Date: c.1888..Original Format: Photographic Print..Description: High Street, Belfast..PRONI Ref: D1403_1~006

Barbican Bridge, Glenarm Castle

Barbican Bridge, Glenarm Castle

Creator: R. Welch (Photographer)..Date: c.1888..Original Format: Photographic Print..Description: Barbican Bridge, Glenarm Castle..PRONI Ref: D1403_1~028

Irish Country Life, Carrying home the Turf.

Irish Country Life, Carrying home the Turf.

Creator: R. Welch (Photographer)..Date: c.1888..Original Format: Photographic Print..Description: Irish Country Life, Carrying home the Turf....PRONI Ref: D1403_1~001

Straidkilly & Carnlough. Northern Ireland

Straidkilly & Carnlough. Northern Ireland

Creator: R. Welch (Photographer)..Date: c.1888..Original Format: Photographic Print..Description: Straidkilly & Carnlough..PRONI Ref: D1403_1~030

Presbyterian College, Belfast - Victorian era public domain image

Presbyterian College, Belfast - Victorian era public domain image

Creator: R. Welch (Photographer)..Date: c.1888..Original Format: Photographic Print..Description: Presbyterian College, Belfast..PRONI Ref: D1403_1~010

Queens University, Belfast - A black and white photo of a large building

Queens University, Belfast - A black and white photo of a large buildi...

Creator: R. Welch (Photographer)..Date: c.1888..Original Format: Photographic Print..Description: Queens University, Belfast..PRONI Ref: D1403_1~011

Garron Tower, Coast Road, Antrim

Garron Tower, Coast Road, Antrim

Creator: R. Welch (Photographer)..Date: c.1888..Original Format: Photographic Print..Description: Garron Tower, Coast Road, Antrim..PRONI Ref: D1403_1~016

Linen Hall, Belfast - An old photo of a building with a clock tower

Linen Hall, Belfast - An old photo of a building with a clock tower

Creator: R. Welch (Photographer)..Date: c.1888..Original Format: Photographic Print..Description: Linen Hall, Belfast..PRONI Ref: D1403_1~008

Davaar, Groomsport, County Down

Davaar, Groomsport, County Down

Creator: R. Welch (Photographer)..Date: 1912..Original Format: Photographic Print..Description: The Davaar on the rocks (side view), Groomsport, County Down...PRONI Ref: D1403_2~034

Donaghadee Light House. Northern Ireland

Donaghadee Light House. Northern Ireland

Creator: R. Welch (Photographer)..Date: 1914..Original Format: Photographic Print..Description: Donaghadee Light House, County Down ..PRONI Ref: D1403_2~020

Wash day aboard a U.S. Destroyer off Queenstown, Ireland

Wash day aboard a U.S. Destroyer off Queenstown, Ireland

British Photographs of World War I Public domain photograph - British army, military forces, during World War One, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

U.S. Naval men's club. Queenstown, Ireland

U.S. Naval men's club. Queenstown, Ireland

British Photographs of World War I Public domain photograph of the board of directors, managers, group of men, portrait, office, committee, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

The Rope Bridge, Carrick-a-rede

The Rope Bridge, Carrick-a-rede

Creator: R. Welch (Photographer)..Date: c.1914..Original Format: Photographic Print..Description: The Rope Bridge, Carrick-a-rede, County Antrim Coast...PRONI Ref: D1403_2~067

1st class cabin, Titanic. Northern Ireland

1st class cabin, Titanic. Northern Ireland

Creator: R. Welch (Photographer)..Date: 1912..Original Format: Photographic Print..Description: The Titanic, 1st class, cabin interior...PRONI Ref: D1403_2~031

There's room for you. Enlist to-day / W. A. Fry ; printed by William Strain & Sons, Ltd., Belfast, and 104 High Holborn, London, W.C.

There's room for you. Enlist to-day / W. A. Fry ; printed by William S...

Poster showing soldiers boarding a train, gesturing to others to join them. Poster no. 122.

B.C.A. 1911 No.s 90 to 98 on plan

B.C.A. 1911 No.s 90 to 98 on plan

Creator: Alexander R. Hogg for Belfast Corporation..Date: 20th April 1915..Description: B.C.A. 1911 No.s 90 to 98 on plan. Streets in photo: Scotland Street, Mill Street, Scotland Street South...PRONI Ref: LA/7... More

Hope's Court, Millfield. Northern Ireland

Hope's Court, Millfield. Northern Ireland

Creator: Alexander R. Hogg for Belfast Corporation..Date: 1915..Description: on back of photo: Hope's Court, Millfield. These houses had no yards. Common lavatory at end of cul-de-sac. Streets in photo: Hope's ... More

B.C.A. 1911 No.s 1, 1A, 2 and 2A on plan

B.C.A. 1911 No.s 1, 1A, 2 and 2A on plan

Creator: Alexander R. Hogg for Belfast Corporation..Date: 22nd April 1915..Description: B.C.A. 1911 No.s 1, 1A, 2 and 2A on plan. Streets in photo: Shankill Road. Premises in photo: St. Matthew's National Schoo... More

B.C.A. 1911 No.s 1 to 7 and 11 to 14 on plan

B.C.A. 1911 No.s 1 to 7 and 11 to 14 on plan

Creator: Alexander R. Hogg for Belfast Corporation..Date: 11th February 1915..Description: B.C.A. 1911 No.s 1 to 7 and 11 to 14 on plan. Streets in photo: Great Edward Street. Premises in photo: The City Bakers... More

Will you make a fourth? / Alex. Thom & Co., Ltd., Dublin.

Will you make a fourth? / Alex. Thom & Co., Ltd., Dublin.

Poster showing three soldiers playing cards outside a bunker. Public domain scan of British poster, advertisement, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Is your conscience clear on these two great questions / printed by Alex. Thom & Co., Ltd., Dublin.

Is your conscience clear on these two great questions / printed by Ale...

Poster is text only, including the two questions: 1. Have you a real reason for not joining the Army, or is that which you put before yourself as a reason, after all only an excuse? 2. Are you only going to do... More

Appeal from John Redmond, M.P., to the people of Ireland

Appeal from John Redmond, M.P., to the people of Ireland

Poster is text only, with lengthy message encouraging enlistment and support of the war effort.

A back street in Killarney, Ireland

A back street in Killarney, Ireland

Picryl description: Public domain image of a damaged, burned, or destroyed building, natural disaster, war destruction, ruins, 19th-century architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Tramless Patrick Street in Cork

Tramless Patrick Street in Cork

We've seen this snippet of Patrick Street in Cork before, but that was when it was very much be-trammed (technical term). It looks as if trams were gone as a mode of Cork transport by the time this Valentine C... More

Henry Francis Stuart, Leinster, Ireland

Henry Francis Stuart, Leinster, Ireland

Another name that does not mean much to me, a good looking and well dressed man. I am sure he has an interesting and full back story?..A little about the Photographer from irisharchaeology.info..Louis Werner wa... More

Robert French - Irish water buffaloes?

Robert French - Irish water buffaloes?

This smashing shot from the lens of Mr. French looks so crisp and clear that one could imagine that you were looking at it live! Lough Gill in Sligo is beautiful at any time and this captures the atmosphere an... More

Garrison of the General Post Office many years later

Garrison of the General Post Office many years later

The long and the short of it to finish this week. A wide group of people who served in and survived the siege of the General Post Office in 1916. In typical Irish fashion it would seem that the numbers have e... More

Icon Desmond Fitzgerald, public domain photograph

Icon Desmond Fitzgerald, public domain photograph

Desmond Fitzgerald will be better known as the father of his more famous son so it would be good to know about the man himself! Given the careful posing of the two young ladies yesterday the "shy but willing" ... More

Down de banks..., Cork, Ireland

Down de banks..., Cork, Ireland

A very rare visit to the O'Connor Collection and to the banks of my own lovely Lee for todays shot. Yesterdays elegant clutter is followed by an open space with the storied river flowing right through it domin... More

The warmth and charm of an open fire

The warmth and charm of an open fire

There is a certain sense of deja vu about this in that we have been in sitting rooms before with a similar clutter of decorations on the walls. A cosy, comfortable, lived in room with lots of books, big chairs... More

Robert French - In splendid isolation

Robert French - In splendid isolation

We rejoin Mr. French on his sojourn in Kerry though a further south in this case in Waterville. Holy Island sounds like a great place to sit in the ruins in quiet contemplation?..Thanks all for confirmation of... More

Lurganboy, Co. Leitrim - Public domain map

Lurganboy, Co. Leitrim - Public domain map

We needed a change from the tragedy of yesterday and where better than Ireland's least appreciated and really beautiful county of Leitrim? Lurganboy looks a bit damp but you have men at work and naturally you ... More

Hats off, Portland, Maine

Hats off, Portland, Maine

After the fun we had yesterday, I am very confident to present this fantastic photograph, the catalogue description is "Release of Republican Prisoners, Dun Laoghaire 1918? (Showing Dev)" the notes also point u... More

Dad and Sean Lemass, Dublin, Ireland

Dad and Sean Lemass, Dublin, Ireland

Sean Lemass being carried shoulder high by a group of smiling men with one, very happy looking, lady in attendance. Lemass was one of the few Irish political figures of the 1916 to 1922 era to survive to old a... More

Main Street (Society Street), Ballinasloe, Co. Galway

Main Street (Society Street), Ballinasloe, Co. Galway

An Eason image of Main Street, Ballinasloe in Co. Galway on a quiet day. Lots of pedestrians about but no traffic so one would suspect that it was a Sunday? Is that a great big hole on the right foreground or... More

Robert French - An hotel, omnibus, loiterers and ... a chicken!

Robert French - An hotel, omnibus, loiterers and ... a chicken!

This delightful shot of an hotel in Westport, County Mayo is a great way to begin a week that promises to be a scorcher here in Ireland. The trees are offering plenty of shade for those who sit and await the d... More

Robert French - Main Street, Cashel, Co. Tipperary

Robert French - Main Street, Cashel, Co. Tipperary

It may be a "Long way to Tipperary" but today we are going right into the heart of it! Specifically to Cashel of the Kings, the seat of the kings of Munster for many years and later of bishops. The main street ... More

Castle or traffic obstruction - Clonmels dilemma?

Castle or traffic obstruction - Clonmels dilemma?

This old gate to the town of Clonmel which once controlled traffic entering and leaving must have become a true bottleneck with the recent proliferation of motor cars and heavy traffic? At the time this photog... More

Miss Furey behind the bar, Moyvalley, Co. Kildare

Miss Furey behind the bar, Moyvalley, Co. Kildare

A visit to the delightful bar of Miss Furey in Moyvalley and to the O'Dea Collection today! It looks like a welcoming house and that James was a welcome guest...As well as confirming the mapping location, Beac... More

Robert French - Ice House, Ballina, Co. Mayo

Robert French - Ice House, Ballina, Co. Mayo

Today we will leave politics aside for a while as we visit Ballina in Co. Mayo and a fabulous house on the banks of the beautiful Moy! I spent a lot of time there as a child but I must admit that this house do... More

Trams and pedestrians on Nassau Street, viewed from Grafton Street

Trams and pedestrians on Nassau Street, viewed from Grafton Street

Leaving "Urbs Antiqua" behind we return to "Urbis Obedientia" with a Clarke photograph taken while he was a student in Dublin...The news this morning is dominated by the brutal murders last evening in Mancheste... More

There's always one!  Four little girls in the shadow of the Ballymun tower blocks.

There's always one! Four little girls in the shadow of the Ballymun t...

This charming image of four youngsters posing for a photograph in the shadow of the Ballymun towers back in 1969 would brighten any Wednesday morning! The 'flats' had just been opened, the families had moved f... More

The march of the Archbishops - Bishops etc., outside Pro Cathedral, Congress 1932, Dublin City

The march of the Archbishops - Bishops etc., outside Pro Cathedral, Co...

The Eucharistic Congress in Dublin during 1932 ( Eucharistic_Congress_of_Dublin_(1932) ) was a source of many images for different photographers - but this one is an up close and personal view of church dignit... More

Arthur Henri Poole - Congress group : commissioned by Mr. Larkin

Arthur Henri Poole - Congress group : commissioned by Mr. Larkin

A 'congress' group with the name Larkin attached in or around 1918, might indicate a certain Mr. "Big Jim" Larkin(?) Could this be an early example of the Irish Congress of Trades Union? Or perhaps an early ve... More

Train station Moyasta Junction, County Clare - Public domain photograph.

Train station Moyasta Junction, County Clare - Public domain photograp...

We have been to Moyasta before, albeit in a different context. I have always had a liking for the West Clare Railway, I like the fact it was narrow gauge and that Percy French song was always a favorite...Today... More

Following the pipers! - A large group of men walking down a street

Following the pipers! - A large group of men walking down a street

A victory parade following an election in Ennis in County Clare, seemingly with the Countess Markievicz in the lead wearing a white coat/dress. Finding the date will be easy but finding the location might be i... More

Robert French - Industrial Schools, Letterfrack, Co. Galway

Robert French - Industrial Schools, Letterfrack, Co. Galway

Nestling under a twin of the Sugar Loaf Mountain is the Industrial School of Letterfrack. Set in the far wilds of Connemara it was known a feared place for its young occupants as much by reason of its dramatic... More

Robert French - I love her cathedral and city

Robert French - I love her cathedral and city

Today we pay a visit to the ecclesiastical capital of Ireland. We are in Scotch Street, Armagh, County Armagh. The lazy dog, the waiting donkey, the man on the ladder and lots more to be seen here...As with ye... More

The Square, Baltinglass, Co. Wicklow

The Square, Baltinglass, Co. Wicklow

A fine shot today from the Eason Collection with old forms of transport occupying a broad square but with perhaps a crowd(?) in the distance...The catalogue date range puts this in the first quarter of the 20th... More

Robert French - Quinsboro Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Robert French - Quinsboro Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Today we have "Tea on Tuesday" shot from the efforts of the remarkable Mr. French. The "Canton Tea Rooms" must have seemed very exotic in the early years of the last century as visitors to Bray sought some ref... More

Arthur Henri Poole - General Lord Roberts AKA "Bobs"

Arthur Henri Poole - General Lord Roberts AKA "Bobs"

This Poole image of a much decorated British General is a fine portrait shot. Kipling adored Roberts and wrote a poem especially about him..THERE’S a little red-faced man,.   Which is Bobs,.Rides the tallest ’... More

Posing in Clonbrock!, Ahascragh, Galway, Ireland

Posing in Clonbrock!, Ahascragh, Galway, Ireland

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

Robert French - Walker's Monument, Derry City, Co. Derry

Robert French - Walker's Monument, Derry City, Co. Derry

From one city of 5 sieges to a city of "The Great Siege" at the other end of the island...With thanks to today's contributors, we learned that this is indeed Walker's Monument/Column, now (given what remains) k... More

Robert French - Not Newcastle-upon-Tyne, but Newcastle County Down

Robert French - Not Newcastle-upon-Tyne, but Newcastle County Down

Happy "Maritime Monday" to everybody. This morning we have a lovely image of the harbour in Newcastle, County Down, Northern Ireland - when it was natural and virtually undeveloped. The village surrounding it... More

Robert French - Eviction scene "Ready for hot water"

Robert French - Eviction scene "Ready for hot water"

We have a few photographs which we had readied for the Tríd an Lionsa program. We felt that we would not get the opportunity to post them in the normal course, therefore we have decided to post a number of them... More

Robert French - Gweedore Natives, Gweedore, Co. Donegal

Robert French - Gweedore Natives, Gweedore, Co. Donegal

We have a few photographs which we had readied for the Tríd an Lionsa program. We felt that we would not get the opportunity to post them in the normal course, therefore we have decided to post a number of them... More

Robert French - Fair Green, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway

Robert French - Fair Green, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway

Today we have a magnificent Fair Green in Ballinasloe which if my Irish serves me right translates as "The town of the gatherings (or crowds)". ..There was certainly plenty of room for such gatherings as might ... 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

Nuns passing demolition, Dublin

Nuns passing demolition, Dublin

A more modern shot with many signals of times past! The makeshift hoarding versus todays mandatory fencing and most of all those nuns with those enormous headpieces on display...With thanks to O Mac ( /photos/... More

Robert French - Head, the Bathing Place, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Robert French - Head, the Bathing Place, Bray, Co. Wicklow

This wonderful Lawrence shot is at Bray Head - but what is going on here and when did it all take place?..While it was quickly established that the catalogue is correct, and this is Naylor's Cove, with the town... More

Beside the seaside. Northern Ireland

Beside the seaside. Northern Ireland

We've travelled further afield for our next image of "Clarke Week". Based on the poster in the shot it seems clear that we're close to Bundoran, County Donegal. The bucket and spade and sun-hats might suggest a... More

Exterior, Grotty's Coach and Wheel, warehouse/storage depot (is Crotty's Dungarvan)

Exterior, Grotty's Coach and Wheel, warehouse/storage depot (is Crotty...

Today we finish with a rather grotty {sorry} shot that had us a little puzzled...Though listed as "Grotty's Coach and Wheel warehouse", with thanks to yellow book ( /photos/yellowbookltd/ ) and Niall McAuley (... More

Irish international exhibition, Herbert Park Pavilion with bandstand and chairs.

Irish international exhibition, Herbert Park Pavilion with bandstand a...

A sight none of us will have seen in Herbert Park, Dublin...Thanks to all for the information on the temporary pavilion that was built for the 1907 "Irish International Exhibition". Especially to Niall ( /photo... More

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