Dublin, Sackville Street 1897

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Caption for Dublin, Sackville Street 1897: A view of O'Connell Street (then Sackville Street), looking north with the bridge over the Liffey in the foreground. The O'Connell and Nelson monuments are prominent. Horse-drawn trams are much in evidence.

An extract from Ireland Photographic Memories.

Memories of Dublin, Sackville Street 1897

The street was officially renamed O'Connell Street in 1924 after Daniel O'Connell as Ireland moved forward as a free state! Nelsons Pilar seen in the distance (middle) was destroyed in the early morning on the 8th of March 1966 by unknown persons (yet many have claimed to have done it). It has now been replaced by a (...Read full memory)

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