PICRYL
PICRYLThe World's Largest Public Domain Media Search Engine
Topic

leinster

588 media by topicpage 1 of 6
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...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

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...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Salver
Dish
Dish
Dish
Coffeepot
Cream jug
Dish ring
Cream jug
Dish ring
Loving cup
Cup
Fish slice
Dish ring
Dish ring
Snuffbox
Snuffbox
Teapot
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

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...

This image has been taken from scan 000076 from "Loca Patriciana: an identification of localities, chiefly in Leinster, visited by Saint Patrick and his assistant missionaries; and of some contemporary kings an... 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 )

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

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

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

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

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

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

GSR Class L2

GSR Class L2

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

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

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 )

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 )

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

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 )