Amazing Old Photos Showing What Dublin Used To Look Like


Terenure is a mainly residential suburb of Dublin, Ireland, largely in the administrative area of Dublin City Council but with parts in the administrative county of South Dublin. In this photo you can see trams and horses on the street.

The GPO car park

The General Post Office in Dublin is the headquarters of the Irish Post Office, An Post, and Dublin’s principal post office. In this photo you can see a number of cars parked in the middle of the road and Nelson’s Pillar which no longer exists.

Moore Street, 1961

Moore Street is a street in central Dublin, Ireland, off Henry Street, one of Ireland’s main shopping streets. The famous Moore Street open-air fruit and vegetable market is Dublin’s oldest food market. The market there is considered to be a famous landmark on the north side of the city.¬†This photo shows a typical market day.

Carlisle Bridge (now O’Connell Bridge) during widening

O’Connell Bridge is a road bridge spanning the River Liffey in Dublin, and joining O’Connell Street to D’Olier Street, Westmoreland Street and the south quays. Previously called¬†Carlisle Bridge, the bridge has went under a number of transitions, as you can see in the photo above when it was widened.

College Green in 1961

College Green is a three-sided plaza in the centre of Dublin. On its northern side is the Bank of Ireland building, which until 1800 was Ireland’s Parliament House. To its east stands Trinity College Dublin. This photo was taken here in the 1960s.

Grattan Bridge Dublin, 1900

Grattan Bridge is a road bridge spanning the River Liffey in Dublin, Ireland, and joining Capel Street to Parliament Street and the south quays. This photo was taken in the early 1900s.


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