Dublin, Trams At Terenure c.1900

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Caption for Dublin, Terenure C1900: Dublin had an extensive tramway system, the oldest route from College Green to Garville Avenue dating from 1872. The route was later incorporated into the Nelson's Pillar to Terenure route, and this is a picture of a tram at the Terenure terminus.

An extract from Dublin Photographic Memories.

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This is now famously the most exclusive shopping street in Dublin & Ireland too. The 7th most expensive rental prices in Europe with some retail outlets actually beating the world records making them more expensive than Paris or New York! This is the most popular place for Buskers from all over the world to display or perform their acts.

Nice place. I went there in 1989.

For a 9 year old boy from Edinburgh the travel arrangements for our family holiday to Dublin in 1958 were quite an adventure. Embarkation on the steamer at the Broomielaw in Glasgow and our billet turned out to be in the hold along with up to a 100 or so others. In view of this the tension between my parents on (...Read full memory)

Happy holidays spent in Tram Terrace, Dalkey with the Ryan family 1946-1968. Saving for home and marriage interrupted travel but our holidays resumed in 1970 and we still try to get over every year. Dalkey has changed but thanks to the childhood friends I still have in Dalkey, Sallynoggin and Ballybrack there are still (...Read full memory)

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