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Yacht : commissioned by Mrs. Stanley Lyons, 62 Leinster Road, Rathmines

Yacht : commissioned by Mrs. Stanley Lyons, 62 Leinster Road, Rathmine...

A fine days sailing in the offing with a fine yacht decked out with bunting and flags. Given that it was during the Emergency it seems a bit 'off' but I'm sure life went on!..We did not discover much about the... More

Upsy Downsy but not Upsidey Downsy?

Upsy Downsy but not Upsidey Downsy?

I can think of few places better than Tramore to go for a bracing perambulation on a Christmas morning before returning to a dinner of stuffed turkey and ham followed by rich sherry trifle. All washed down by c... More

Arthur Henri Poole - Loves young dream

Arthur Henri Poole - Loves young dream

This commission from Mr. Noonan, of Crooke, Passage East, County Waterford was to copy a photograph taken earlier by a photographer who had his/her name embossed on the original. A really handsome couple in th... More

Arthur Henri Poole - The High and the Mighty

Arthur Henri Poole - The High and the Mighty

A big change today from the lens of the estimable Mr. Poole! Two water tanks on a hill demonstrating the changes that took place in engineering over a period of years. Commissioned by Mr. J. Delaney, M.D.C.E.... More

Arthur Henri Poole - Woodstown, water, white wall and wasp waist!

Arthur Henri Poole - Woodstown, water, white wall and wasp waist!

This lovely shot from the Poole Collection of the beach at Woodstown, County Waterford has a number of attractions. Soft sand, boys making sand castles, fish traps in the distance, a beached boat and a lady wi... More

India in Ireland!  The "Hindo Gate: Dromore, Co. Waterford"

India in Ireland! The "Hindo Gate: Dromore, Co. Waterford"

The catalogue title here tells as much about the passage of time and changes in spelling, as the fantastic design of the bridge and gate tell us of the changes in power in the island. A beautiful if somewhat i... More

Lacey's Public House, Johnstown, Waterford : commissioned by Mr. H. Keane

Lacey's Public House, Johnstown, Waterford : commissioned by Mr. H. Ke...

Continuing our visits to Irish places of hospitality, the ubiquitous Irish Pub. Today's offering is from the Poole Collection and as well as the Lacey establishment we have two young people standing posing out... More

Robert French - Blackwater River, Cappoquin, Co. Waterford

Robert French - Blackwater River, Cappoquin, Co. Waterford

A fine stretch of river at Cappoquin with sidecar, driver and observer. I think that the beauty of the Blackwater is oftentimes overlooked. Perhaps as it is not as storied as rivers such as the Lee, the Liffey... More

Arthur Henri Poole - Grange Terrace (and its children) Waterford!

Arthur Henri Poole - Grange Terrace (and its children) Waterford!

I haven't had the pleasure of putting up a Poole shot for some time and today I can put up a cracker! Grange Terrace with its children assembled outside the doors of the nearer houses on a wet day looks so wel... More

Robert French - Lady Louise's Bridge, Lismore, Co. Waterford

Robert French - Lady Louise's Bridge, Lismore, Co. Waterford

Today we have a very pleasant landscape from Waterford. I know Lismore is famous for the Munster Blackwater, but this river seems far too small to be it? All details on Lady Louise will also be very welcome. .... More

Arthur Henri Poole - De La Salle College, Waterford. Tug of War.

Arthur Henri Poole - De La Salle College, Waterford. Tug of War.

Another 'random' group of men photographed by Poole - this time in the De La Salle College grounds it would seem! Tug O' War was a popular sport back in the early years of the last century, and contests seen a... More

Arthur Henri Poole - An apple a day keeps the cider maker away?

Arthur Henri Poole - An apple a day keeps the cider maker away?

Here's the question, if it takes 500 apples to make one pint of cider then how many pints are on display here? Mr. Power, cider manufacturer, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford has a yard full of cider apples for conver... More

Robert French - Waiting for the coming?

Robert French - Waiting for the coming?

While the image is entitled "Examination Hall, Mount Melleray", what is really interesting is the stance of the monks and other men along the avenue. They seem to be waiting on an arrival - but of what or whom... More

Mount Congreve, Waterford, Lady Alethea Buxton and Mr. Peter Eliot.

Mount Congreve, Waterford, Lady Alethea Buxton and Mr. Peter Eliot.

Another visit to Waterford today and the Poole Collection. A couple who have been identified with a date range of 54 years though I suspect that it will be much later than 1901? Who were Alethea Buxton and Pe... More

Arthur Henri Poole - War Hospital supply, committee group.

Arthur Henri Poole - War Hospital supply, committee group.

A fine group of ladies gathered to organise supply for War Hospitals. I like the way Poole has organised his group for symmetry! Any comments on the punctuation of the title would be welcomed...I am surprised... More

Arthur Henri Poole - The Housekeeper was sacked last week!

Arthur Henri Poole - The Housekeeper was sacked last week!

The title on this shot is ""Upton", Newtown, smoking room :.commissioned by Captain Greathead" which almost sounds like the name of a James Bond movie character! The similarity with the drawing room in a recen... More

Arthur Henri Poole - Egan Heffernan Wedding, Seskin, Clonmel.

Arthur Henri Poole - Egan Heffernan Wedding, Seskin, Clonmel.

Wedding group, Egan-Heffernan wedding : commissioned by Mrs. Heffernan, Seskin, Clonmel..A handsome wedding group from Poole today and still in Clonmel! I get a sense in this that the grooms family feel the yo... More

Arthur Henri Poole - Estate and property outside Clonmel

Arthur Henri Poole - Estate and property outside Clonmel

This idyllic rural scene taken from a great height is an unusual one from the Poole Collection. Describing it as an estate seems a bit grand as it looks more like a farm or small holding but where is it?..I ex... More

Happy Anniversary to Erin's Hope!!!  100 years ago this month!

Happy Anniversary to Erin's Hope!!! 100 years ago this month!

Today we have a wonderful Poole shot taken exactly 100 years ago this month. It features the "Erin's Hope Prize Flute Band" from Waterford taken on 1st August 1915 but where?..The location was identified as th... More

Arthur Henri Poole - Cigirí agus píobairí

Arthur Henri Poole - Cigirí agus píobairí

"School House, Ardmore, Staff"..Though differing from the diplomatic and academic "hoypaloi" of our recent RIA shot ( ...nlireland/18426438103/ ) , here we see another group shot with academic overtones from th... More

Arthur Henri Poole - Mr. J. Redmond. M.P., Mrs. Redmond and girl

Arthur Henri Poole - Mr. J. Redmond. M.P., Mrs. Redmond and girl

This photo is one of my favourites for quite a while, I have seen quite a few photographs of the great man, but none better than this, in my opinion. ..We have Mr and Mrs Redmond and the consensus seems to be t... More

Arthur Henri Poole - Coláiste na Rinne, Rinn Ó gCuanach

Arthur Henri Poole - Coláiste na Rinne, Rinn Ó gCuanach

Student group at Ring College (Coláiste na Rinne), Co. Waterford..I was positive the "People Identified" bell would be rung many times today, but alas we still do not know the name of even one of the group!!!..... More

Arthur Henri Poole - Shamrock Hurling Club, Waterford

Arthur Henri Poole - Shamrock Hurling Club, Waterford

Shamrock Hurling Club, Waterford Co. Champions, 1915-16: commissioned by Mr. Murphy, Ferrybank...Carol Maddock ( /photos/47297387@N03/ ) Provides some information about this team from the Munster Express, "2 ... More

Arthur Henri Poole - Snapshot at apple market

Arthur Henri Poole - Snapshot at apple market

Lots of discussion today about a clock, a public convenience and apples, it reminded me of a sketch from Halls Pictorial Weekly (for those of you old enough to remember, it was popular way back in the last cent... More

Arthur Henri Poole - Cottage with dog at the gate!

Arthur Henri Poole - Cottage with dog at the gate!

This shot was especially chosen fot the canine lovers among us who have been suffering since the stream went into hibernation!.The title of the shot is; "Cottage with dog at the gate" Commissioned by Mrs. Beale... More

Is this a whole hole or a half a hole, that is the question?

Is this a whole hole or a half a hole, that is the question?

This shot from the Poole Collection is listed as being of a "Mr. Meardon and group of workers at the Bunmahon Copper Mines in Co. Waterford..I note that there are two picks and two shovels on display and the sh... More

Arthur Henri Poole - August 4, 1902

Arthur Henri Poole - August 4, 1902

The sharpness of this photo is not great, but could not resist it because of the stuffed badger! It was taken at the Tramore Bazaar, where lots of Waterford businesses advertised their wares with stalls and ten... More

Arthur Henri Poole - Mr Ned Murphy

Arthur Henri Poole - Mr Ned Murphy

Ned Murphy, a member of or visiting player at Christendom Cricket Club, Co. Waterford...Date: 28 July 1902..NLI Ref.: P_WP_1257 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/P_WP_1257 )

Arthur Henri Poole - July 12, 1932

Arthur Henri Poole - July 12, 1932

This group of four are pictured outside the Seaview Hotel in Tramore, Co. Waterford. Perhaps they are holidaymakers, but the gentleman may be P. Fitzgerald, owner of the Seaview, pictured with his family. We'd ... More

Arthur Henri Poole - June 29, 1910

Arthur Henri Poole - June 29, 1910

Tramore Lifeboat Crew...Date: 29 June 1910..NLI Ref.: P_WP_2063 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/P_WP_2063 )

Arthur Henri Poole - Cigirí agus píobairí

Arthur Henri Poole - Cigirí agus píobairí

"School House, Ardmore, Staff"..Though differing from the diplomatic and academic "hoypaloi" of our recent RIA shot ( ...nlireland/18426438103/ ) , here we see another group shot with academic overtones from th... More

Dunmore East, Waterford

Dunmore East, Waterford

High angle long shot village over small cliffs to beach and bay with many small boats, low hills, in background...beachcomberaustralia ( /photos/beachcomberaustralia/ ) had the location of this photo identifi... More