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The demon drink met its match

The demon drink met its match

The Apostle of Temperance is commemorated in his native Cork and throughout Ireland for his campaign to reduce the misery caused by the 'demon drink'. I.E. alcohol. Not a bad reminder for those who may have ov... 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

Is that a Ganlow or a Gondola I see before me?

Is that a Ganlow or a Gondola I see before me?

Those of you who are not "in the know" are wondering at that heading but the boat under the arch of the bridge is known as a "Ganlow" and allegedly they were based on the Gondola! The Shannon must have been at... More

Sackville Street in full swing.

Sackville Street in full swing.

Morning Mary is taking a bit of a punt today by posting two images of the same scene from the wonderful Eblana "upsidey downsie" collection. Since they are the same scene yet with great differences of populati... More

Sackville Street in the quiet

Sackville Street in the quiet

Morning Mary is taking a bit of a punt today by posting two images of the same scene from the wonderful Eblana "upsidey downsie" collection. Since they are the same scene yet with great differences of populati... More

This is so busy I need a cup of Liptons tea!

This is so busy I need a cup of Liptons tea!

This is a FIRST I stand to be corrected but this is the first image from the EBLANA Collection that we have posted here. A busy image full of people, traffic and movement to delight and thrill the viewer. In... More

The Fire Brands, Bodyke, Co.Clare

The Fire Brands, Bodyke, Co.Clare

Please forgive another upcycled photo, but nary a comment!..The sign on the effigy reads:.PRAISE THE LORD.FOR HERE.THE TYRANT'S ARM WAS.PARALYSED...Date: Friday, 3 June 1887..NLI Ref.: EB2665 ( http://catalogue... More

Richard Gibson - Quirke's cottages, Coomasaharn with Lake and Mountain of Coomasaharn

Richard Gibson - Quirke's cottages, Coomasaharn with Lake and Mountain...

Photographer: Richard Gibson (thanks Robinson_Luzo)..Date: Circa Friday, 21 January 1887 (and thanks again Robinson_Luzo)..NLI Ref.: EB2657 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000187854 )

The Fire Brands, Bodyke, Co.Clare

The Fire Brands, Bodyke, Co.Clare

Please forgive another upcycled photo, but nary a comment!..The sign on the effigy reads:.PRAISE THE LORD.FOR HERE.THE TYRANT'S ARM WAS.PARALYSED...Date: Friday, 3 June 1887..NLI Ref.: EB2665 ( http://catalogue... More