A Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis FrithA Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis Frith

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Ireland Photographic Memories

Ireland Photographic Memories

The photo 'Dublin, Trinity College and the Bank of Ireland 1897' appears in this book.

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On the left of this view is Trinity College, which dates from 1759 and is 300 ft in length. On the right hand side is the Bank of Ireland, a building dating from Georgian times and once the home of the Irish Parliament.

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Other Memories from Dublin

My memory refers to Paddy Mc Closkey who died on 21st December last at the Mater Hospital, Dublin. My quest is to find the grave of his mother- I am assuming she has departed this life- so as Paddy can be buried with her. Paddy was born in 1936 at Ballymaconnelly, Co Antrim to Cissie Mc Closkey. That is all the information I have. Paddy was a tenant of mine; a quiet, honourable and honest gentleman. ...see more

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 memories to be made. Does anyone know how I can get in touch with Timmy Ryan? His granddad, Joe, from ...see more

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 the voyage over the Irish Sea was palpable but Dad, being the stoical, ex-Military type he was, ...see more

Nice place. I went there in 1989.

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