Capel Street, Dublin at 9.30 am
Not a railway photo from James P. O'Dea, but instead a Dublin streetscape. Taken 52 years ago today... Date: Tuesday, 28 June 1960 NLI Ref.: ODEA 20/94
Three faces of Dublin's 'deckers.
Taken on my very first trip to Dublin using a British Railways 'Rail & Sail' day trip ticket from Crewe. From memory, the fare was £19 and included a bottle of wine and a bottle of whiskey off the ship. By judicious 'use' of the free gifts, your day out could actually cost you very little. The picture was taken, from memory, in 1981 when big changes were afoot within the CIE bus fleet. A fall out with Leyland, their traditional supplier, had seen a joint venture undertaken with Canadian firm…
Old Photos of Ireland, Series 2 | Irish Archaeology
This series of old photos of Ireland, which date from between 1890 and 1900, give a glimpse of how the country looked on the cusp of the twentieth century