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Partie meridio. le du royaume d'Irlande, ou sont la province de Mounster, et partie des prov.ces [sic] de Leinster, et Connaugh.

Partie meridio. le du royaume d'Irlande, ou sont la province de Mounst...

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Partie septentr, le du royaume d'Irlande, ou sont la province d'Ulster, et partie des prov.ces [sic] de Leinster, et Connaugh.

Partie septentr, le du royaume d'Irlande, ou sont la province d'Ulster...

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Cream jug
Cream jug
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Dish ring
79 Grafton Street...

79 Grafton Street...

... was the Dublin School of Photography and Studio of Frederick Holland Mares.This gives us a much narrower dating window for this one than 1860-1883, as Mares moved to 118 Grafton Street ( http://jacolette.wo... more

map from "Loca Patriciana: an identification of localities, chiefly in Leinster, visited by Saint Patrick and his assistant missionaries; and of some contemporary kings and chieftains. With an essay on the three Patricks, Palladius, Sen Patrick, and Patrick MacCalphurn, Apostles of Ireland in the fifth century"

map from "Loca Patriciana: an identification of localities, chiefly in...

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map from "[Loca Patriciana: an identification of localities, chiefly in Leinster, visited by Saint Patrick and his assistant missionaries; and of some contemporary kings and chieftains. With an essay on the three Patricks, Palladius, Sen Patrick, and Patrick MacCalphurn, Apostles of Ireland in the fifth century.]"

map from "[Loca Patriciana: an identification of localities, chiefly i...

This image has been taken from scan 000072 from "[Loca Patriciana: an identification of localities, chiefly in Leinster, visited by Saint Patrick and his assistant missionaries; and of some contemporary kings a... more

Dining Saloon on the S.S. Great Eastern

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

Traffic Jam

Traffic Jam

Barges and boats jockeying for position at the lock at the weir on the Shannon at Athlone, Co. Westmeath...Here's an interesting post on the Irish Waterways History site about this lock and its mechanics ( http... more

... between N[ew]t[own]M[oun]tkennedy and Roundwood...

... between N[ew]t[own]M[oun]tkennedy and Roundwood...

Feeling particularly fiendish today! This image is from a lantern slide in our Joshua H. Hargrave collection...If you like, you can take it as an interesting image in and of itself, but if you're up for a chall... more

Trinity College Dublin, late 19th century

Trinity College Dublin, late 19th century

Very bustling scene at College Green in Dublin (at 13:16 o' the clock?). There are surely clues in this streetscape that can help us narrow down the date.....This photo was taken probably by Robert French, chie... more

H.M.S. Melampus in all her glory

H.M.S. Melampus in all her glory

Taken at the harbour in Kingstown, Co. Dublin - now renamed Dun Laoghaire...Think we might get a bit nautical (not ruling out naughty either) for the next few days, in honour of the Dublin Tall Ships Races Fest... more

The Square, Rathdowney, Co. Laois, circa 1900

The Square, Rathdowney, Co. Laois, circa 1900

This photo was taken probably by Robert French, chief photographer of William Lawrence Photographic Studios of Dublin...You can compare this view of the The Square at Rathdowney with its companion photo ( http:... more

Unidentified = Eel Weir taken from Town Bridge in Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Unidentified = Eel Weir taken from Town Bridge in Athlone, Co. Westmea...

Thought this was probably on the River Shannon somewhere, but excellent that we now have a proper location for this Lawrence Collection photo that previously had only the rather sad title of Unidentified on our... more

Lawrence No. 1

Lawrence No. 1

Think this is a good shot of Sackville Street, the G.P.O. and Nelson's Pillar in and of itself (and certainly tram heaven for transport enthusiasts), but like it also as it's "No. 1" of the Lawrence Cabinet-siz... more

Howth-on-Sea

Howth-on-Sea

Gloriously sunny day (even in black and white) at Howth, Co. Dublin...Date: Circa 1905? (info. from the excellent Hurdy Gurdy Museum of Vintage Radio ( https://sites.google.com/site/hurdygurdymuseum/home ) in ... more

Lovely lamp posts

Lovely lamp posts

Parts of this photo may not be pin sharp, but it's a great high view along Sackville Street (now O'Connell Street) in Dublin, with lots of details to feast on…..Photographer: Almost certainly Robert French of L... more

The Little Engine That Could...

The Little Engine That Could...

Had never spotted an engine with a tram before in any of our photos (had there been a breakdown?), so thought you might be interested in this one. We thought it may have been taken near Terenure College in Dubl... more

August 1, 1915

August 1, 1915

Funeral procession of Fenian Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa. Trams drew to a halt and crowds lined the streets as the coffin passed. O'Rossa had died on Staten Island on 29 June 1915, but his body was brought back to... more

Step out of the car please, Sir

Step out of the car please, Sir

Following the Easter Rising, British Army soldiers are about to search a car that they've stopped on Mount Street Bridge over the Grand Canal, in an area of Dublin that had seen fierce and prolonged fighting...... more

Oxo Gives Strength!

Oxo Gives Strength!

Soldiers waiting for a train at Newbridge Railway Station in Co. Kildare. They may have been members of the Cavalry Regiment stationed at nearby Newbridge (aka Kilbride?) Barracks ( http://www.flickr.com/photos... more

Up Sinn Féin

Up Sinn Féin

Not a political statement, but words that were chalked on the side of this Austin Armoured Car outside Mounjoy Prison in Dublin during a hunger strike. There were a number of hunger strikes between 1918 and the... more

New Living Pictures

New Living Pictures

It's killing me that I can't read the detail on the posters outside the Rotunda Round Room, but thought you might like this one in any case... ..There're our gorgeous "bollards" ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/n... more

Captain Malcolm Campbell at Mountjoy Corner, Phoenix Park during practice

Captain Malcolm Campbell at Mountjoy Corner, Phoenix Park during pract...

Contributed by Bob Montgomery 2012: "This photograph was taken during Thursday practice for the 1929 RIAC Irish International Grand Prix. Malcolm Campell drove this Sunbeam in the race." And thanks to Bob, we n... more

Oscar Traynor (under the X)

Oscar Traynor (under the X)

We were originally fairly sure this photo was taken on Monday, 10 July 1922, but wanted to know a lot more about it than we did. If correctly dated, this would have been taken 5 days after Oscar Traynor's anti-... more

Donnybrook Village

Donnybrook Village

Our catalogue described this as a Street scene, possibly in Dublin: with motor cars, pedestrians and tramlines. I knew we could do better than that, hoping J. McCaffrey at no. 39 would be a help...I was thinkin... more

Keep Sketch!

Keep Sketch!

That little chap peering around the corner outside the Adelaide Pharmacy on Harcourt Street in Dublin has all the hallmarks of someone keeping sketch!..Date: July 1931 (thanks DannyM8!)..NLI Ref.: Eas 1717 ( ht... more

December 9, 1924

December 9, 1924

Perched at the back of this jaunting car (holding the umbrella) is the Right Honourable F.O. Roberts, M.P. and British Minister for Pensions, apparently enjoying a ride around St. Stephen's Green...Date: 9 Dece... more

Rolls-Royce, but where? Ballyboggan, that's where!

Rolls-Royce, but where? Ballyboggan, that's where!

We had some tentative information on this one, not all of which we could stand over in a court of law.....We believed these are Mr and Mrs Philip B. Pierce. This is their Rolls-Royce. The photo may have been ta... more

Nibbling Noblett's

Nibbling Noblett's

Another tasty view of the corner of Grafton Street, King Street, and St. Stephen's Green in Dublin...Thanks to your recent research on here ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/9682531809/ ) , that quite or... more

February 1, 1928

February 1, 1928

This is the procession for James MacNeill, newly sworn in Governor General of the Irish Free State. Our catalogue had this as Westmoreland Street, Dublin, but following discussion here, we're now sure that this... more

Portholes

Portholes

Two chaps eyeing up the hullabaloo at Dun Laoghaire as one of the ships bringing visitors to Dublin for the 31st International Eucharistic Congress docked...Incidentally, if we had a CSI style database of finge... more

Player's Please

Player's Please

Glorious searchlit photo of the heart of Dublin, with the city en fête for the 31st International Eucharistic Congress...Date: (Almost certainly) Saturday, 25 June 1932..NLI Ref.: IND_H_2068 ( http://catalogue.... more

All of early 20th century transport is here…

All of early 20th century transport is here…

… well, with the possible exception of an early bi-plane spluttering across the façade of Trinity College, but we can't have everything!..A lovely high angle view of the junction of Dame Street with College Gre... more

Straight On or Left or Right to Westmoreland Street Only

Straight On or Left or Right to Westmoreland Street Only

O'Connell Bridge in the heart of Dublin - we've been here before, but I'm completely unapologetic, because this is so great - a motorbike with sidecar being just one of the gems! ..Date: Circa 20th May to 4th J... more

Grafton Street

Grafton Street

Grafton Street in Dublin, long before pedestrianisation was even a twinkle in Dublin Corporation's eye. Check out the tags for the car registrations that are clear enough to read - the only one I'm unsure of is... more

December 31, 1958

December 31, 1958

Kind of a sad one for our Pic of the Day from New Year's Eve in 1958. This is the last train ever to run from Harcourt Street Station in Dublin...This photo ran in the Irish Independent on New Year's Day 1959, ... more

March 27, 1959

March 27, 1959

Men working in the aftermath of a derailment at Hybla/Ballyneage, Co. Kildare that happened on Thursday, 26 March 1959...Next day's Irish Times reported:."The main line to the South of Ireland was blocked yeste... more

Bloomsday

Bloomsday

Poets Patrick Kavanagh and Anthony Cronin at the church in Monkstown with the carriage in which they'd been proceeding about Dublin in the footsteps of Leopold Bloom, the main protagonist in Ulysses - 50 years ... more

December 25, 1959

December 25, 1959

This is the steam boat train crossing the pier at Dun Laoghaire, Dublin on Christmas Day, 1959...Date: 25 December 1959..NLI Ref.: ODEA17/97 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000148319 )

Railway Footbridge at Churchtown, Dublin

Railway Footbridge at Churchtown, Dublin

One of our Flickr regulars, Niall McAuley ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/gnmcauley/ ) , requested this photo from our O'Dea Collection. He thought from our catalogue description that it might be beside his old ... more

Out of action or just taking a break?

Out of action or just taking a break?

Buses at Broadstone Station in Dublin...Photographer: James P. O'Dea ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Author/Home?author=O'Dea,+James+P.+1910-1992+photographer&sort=year+asc&view=grid ) ..Date: November 1958..NLI Ref.... more

Tramway demolition, Howth, Co. Dublin

Tramway demolition, Howth, Co. Dublin

This is the demolition of the Hill of Howth Tramway...The Howth Tram was a tram which circled Howth Head, near Dublin, Ireland, beginning and terminating at Sutton railway station. It operated from June 1901 to... more

Brand Spanking New Bus

Brand Spanking New Bus

A bright shiny new No. 8 bus pictured on O'Connell Street, Dublin. It looks as if these men can't wait to get on board and try it out for size...Thanks to A. P. Luckwill ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/apl-irl/ ... more

An Inspection Car at Straffan Train Station

An Inspection Car at Straffan Train Station

An Inspection Car at Straffan Train Station, Co. Kildare...Date: Friday, 31 March 1961..NLI Ref.: ODEA 24/92 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000305433 )

All the Sixes

All the Sixes

Taxi driver waiting for a fare (and chatting to another driver leaning on his car?) at the rank in Dublin's O'Connell Street beside the Sacred Heart Shrine...Date: Summer 1964..NLI Ref.: WIL 10[6] ( http://cata... more

That's some test run...

That's some test run...

A girl surveys the wreckage and clean up operation after a train crash at Newbridge, Co. Kildare...Date: Friday, 7 September 1962..NLI Ref.: ODEA32/68 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000148548 )

Emptying her out

Emptying her out

And here is engine 207 (aka Boyne) at Amiens Street Station (now Connolly Station) in Dublin, being emptied of cinders, clinkers, ash.....Date: Sunday, 21 June 1964..NLI Ref.: ODEA 39/38 ( http://catalogue.nli.... more

April 16, 1960

April 16, 1960

A lovely capture of Mr McCollins, Station Master at Hazelhatch, Co. Kildare at 3.55 p.m. (or more correctly in railway time 15:55)...Date: Saturday, 16 April 1960..NLI Ref.: ODEA 19/92 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie... more

January 14, 1967

January 14, 1967

Four wheel bulk cement wagons (nicknamed "Bubbles") at Kildare Train Station. See the comments below for a ton of information from Flying Snail ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/flyingsnail/ ) on these Bubbles...... more

December 1, 1963

December 1, 1963

This is the Signal Cabin at Athlone West, Co. Westmeath...No name for the gentleman unfortunately, but as he has his CIÉ (Coras Iompair Éireann) jacket on, he's definitely a railway employee...This photo was ta... more

Christy Mahon in pensive pose

Christy Mahon in pensive pose

Our regular roving railway reporter Flying Snail ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/flyingsnail/ ) asked for some help, and I was happy to oblige. He's nearing the end of his college work (a photographic project o... more

Filling her up

Filling her up

This is engine 207 (aka Boyne) at Conniberry, Co. Laois. According to our catalogue, this picture was taken while 207 was "getting coal supplies". However, the consensus from comments below is that it is water ... more

March 12, 1960

March 12, 1960

We thought this was the view from a railway signal box at a Church Road in Roscommon, and as there are quite a few Church Roads in County Roscommon, we asked for help. Apparently, ask and you shall receive beca... more

April 24, 1960

April 24, 1960

This fine trio are Mr J. Malone and his son, accompanied by their terrier who was in full voice by the looks of things, all pictured at Ashtown Train Station, Dublin. The photographer James O'Dea had obviously ... more

December 24, 1960

December 24, 1960

Taken on Christmas Eve, 1960, in the Signal Cabin at Clondalkin, Co. Dublin...Date: 24 December 1960..NLI Ref.: ODEA 22/100 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000305250 )

Christy Mahon on the phone

Christy Mahon on the phone

Our regular roving railway reporter Flying Snail ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/flyingsnail/ ) asked for some help, and I was happy to oblige. He's nearing the end of his college work (a photographic project o... more

Cheers! James and Fred at Furey's Pub...

Cheers! James and Fred at Furey's Pub...

This is James P. O'Dea (left) and Fred McDonagh raising a glass at a pub in Moyvalley, Co. Kildare. By the looks of the CIÉ logo on Fred's jacket, he was one of the many railway workers all over Ireland, who wo... more

April 10, 1965

April 10, 1965

Fred McDonagh in his Signal Cabin, Enfield, Co. Meath at 1.55 p.m...We got some lovely information on Fred from his grandson Traingraham:."A wonderfull photo of my Grandad, he was just after moving from Moyvall... more

March 30, 1961

March 30, 1961

P. McCormick (Paddy?) captured in the Signal Cabin at Leixlip, Co. Kildare at 5.45 - though not sure whether it was morning or evening...Date: Thursday, 30 March 1961..NLI Ref.: ODEA 24/90 ( http://catalogue.nl... more

Who pays the Ferryman?

Who pays the Ferryman?

We've come across some ferries here before, but never one quite like this! Taken on the Royal Canal at Downs, near Mullingar in Co. Westmeath.....Photographer: James P. O'Dea ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Author/Ho... more

April 21, 1961

April 21, 1961

Couldn't resist a photo of someone called Rusty, so here is railwayman Rusty Kelly beside his Signal Frame at Lucan South, Dublin...Date: Friday, 21 April 1961..NLI Ref.: ODEA 25/51 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Re... more

April 14, 1961

April 14, 1961

This photo was taken at Leixlip, Co. Kildare and shows P. McCormick and other C.I.É workers in the middle of a Staff Exchange. It's a little blurry, but that's all part of the flurry of a staff exchange, which ... more

Gricers on Bloomsday

Gricers on Bloomsday

Dave & Christy at train, Straffan, Co. Kildare...I am very happy, OwenMacC ( /photos/91549360@N03/ ) has Identified these three men as Dave Murray, Christy Quinn and Fr, O Sullivan, well done Owen...The life o... more

2.45pm leaving, Dundalk, Co. Louth

2.45pm leaving, Dundalk, Co. Louth

245 leaving, Dundalk, Co. Louth...It seems that this is not No 245 leaving Dundalk but the 2.45pm leaving Dundalk, thanks to OwenMacC ( /photos/91549360@N03/ ) . Owen also tells us that this is a class WT 2-6-... more

Just a load of Hot Air

Just a load of Hot Air

A hot air balloon, captured mid-inflation at the Canal Festival, Robertstown, Co. Kildare...Date: Sunday, 8 August 1971..NLI Ref.: ODEA 83/4 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000307861 )

US diesels arrive, North Wall, Co. Dublin

US diesels arrive, North Wall, Co. Dublin

This was the beginning of a change from British to US locomotives in the CIE livery. As the mighty Wikipedia states:.From the early 60s, CIE looked to GM, with their history of reliability. 15 121 Class were pu... more

C.I.E. Barge 37.M at Portobello

C.I.E. Barge 37.M at Portobello

This barge had a great audience as it made its way through the lock on the Grand Canal at Portobello, Dublin. And see here for a black and white ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/6095481943/ ) taken wit... more

The Duchesse of Leinster

The Duchesse of Leinster

Colección Muruais

No. 9 to Donnybrook

No. 9 to Donnybrook

Trams on the North Circular Road in Dublin...Photographer: James P. O'Dea ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Author/Home?author=O'Dea,+James+P.+1910-1992+photographer&sort=year+asc&view=grid ) ..Date: Between June 1937 ... more

O'Neill's Bicycles

O'Neill's Bicycles

Hard at work assembling bicycles at a firm called O'Neill's. That young lad looks terrified. Do you know where this firm was? As usual, any and all information about this lantern slide will be entertained, brou... more

Where's the Austin Cambridge

Where's the Austin Cambridge

General view with crane, Adelaide Road, Dublin City, Co. Dublin or where's the Austin Cambridge...Thanks for all the comments and fun today. The Mystery car issue is fascinating, was O'Dea a lazy photographer, ... more

Portobello

Portobello

And was it 6 o'clock when Elinor Wiltshire took this photo of a tram (no. 15?) crossing the canal at Portobello in Dublin?..Date: 1941-October 1948..NLI Ref.: WIL 75[2] ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000049995 )

GSR Class L2

GSR Class L2

Kingsbridge, Dublin City, Co. Dublin...Our first O'Dea railway related photograph is a while. OwenMacC ( /photos/91549360@N03/ ) Tells us that this is the Inchicore Works rather than Kingsbridge Station Dubli... more

Penny Farthing

Penny Farthing

Not sure if we've seen St. Stephen's Green in Dublin from this angle before. There isn't the usual clarity of a Lawrence Collection photograph, but when I spotted the Penny Farthing, this one was irresistible..... more

Street (running over bridge) Athy, Co. Kildare

Street (running over bridge) Athy, Co. Kildare

This idyllic scene is worth looking at as much for the quality of the shot as for the changes in society and transportation it represents!...Photographer: Unknown..Collection: Eason Photographic Collection ( h... more

What's all this then?

What's all this then?

Taken on Parkgate Street in Dublin.....Photographer: Almost certainly Robert French of Lawrence Photographic Studios ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Collection/vtls000313414 ) , Dublin..Date: 1910-ish??..NLI Ref.: L_... more

Market Square, Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow, 1991

Market Square, Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow, 1991

Taken by photographer, Padraig J. Laffan, who noted: "Catholic Church is on left where tress are, building in distance (Clerys) now gone."..You can compare this view of Bagenalstown with its companion photo ( h... more

No. 2 Dredger...

No. 2 Dredger...

... a-dredging in Courtown Harbour, Co. Wexford...Photographer: Almost certainly Robert French of Lawrence Photographic Studios ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Collection/vtls000313414 ) , Dublin..Date: Between circa... more

Glendalough before Round Tower was restored

Glendalough before Round Tower was restored

Side cars, or perhaps more correctly, Jaunting Cars at Glendalough, Co. Wicklow. We knew this was taken between 1860 and 1883, and the "bare headed" Round Tower has helped us to date it more accurately, as dera... more

The Five Lamps, Dublin

The Five Lamps, Dublin

To finish off our week we stay in Dublin. We are on the North side of the City at an intersection that will see plenty of traffic this weekend, with the expectant followers of Tyrone, Dublin, Kerry and Galway m... more

Armoured car on Henry Street, Dublin

Armoured car on Henry Street, Dublin

We have had armored cars on this stream before and whereas I do have that "déjà vu" feeling, I believe we have not seen this particular one. We are in the center of Dublin the questions are what is the date an... more

Station, Multyfarnham, Co. Westmeath

Station, Multyfarnham, Co. Westmeath

Today we are off to "Children of Lir" country in County Westmeath. It looks to me like Mr O'Dea took the photo from inside a Train? I’ve been meaning to make a list of bad railroad puns…but I keep getting sid... more

Group of people near the place where Kevin Barry was captured

Group of people near the place where Kevin Barry was captured

Keven Barry was arrested on 20th September 1920, are we dealing with a contemporary photo or one taken after the event, the Catalogue date of 1921 would suggest the latter?..The general consensus is that this m... more

Ducats Grove, Carlow, Co. Carlow

Ducats Grove, Carlow, Co. Carlow

This fairytale castle in Co. Carlow looks more like a child's dream than a mature person's reality. Lines of statues leading to a door guarded by armoured spear bearers. All this was bound to deter the faint ... more