Old photos of Ireland, Series 2

This is the second in our series of old photos of Ireland taken from the Library of Congress Collections.  The images, which date from between 1890 and 1900, give a glimpse of how Ireland looked on the cusp of the twentieth century. The first series of photos can be viewed here: Old Photos Ireland, Series 1.

College green dublin

College Green, Dublin

Albert Memorial. Belfast. County Antrim, Ireland

Albert Memorial, Belfast.

Cobh harbour

Kingstown harbour (Dun Laoghaire), County Dublin

Queenstown. County Cork, Ireland

Queenstown (Cobh), County Cork

The Quays, Waterford. County Waterford, Ireland

The Quays, Waterford

Royal Avenue, Belfast. County Antrim, Ireland

Royal Avenue, Belfast

Killybegs. County Donegal, Ireland

Killybegs. County Donegal

Glengarriff, Co. Cork

Co. Cork

Ross Castle, Killarney. County Kerry, Ireland

Ross Castle, Killarney. County Kerry

Vale of Avoca. County Wicklow

Vale of Avoca. County Wicklow


Menawn Cliffs, Achill, County Mayo

Menawn Cliffs, Achill, County Mayo

Portrush. County Antrim

Portrush, County Antrim

Phoenix park

Phoenix park, Dublin




5 Responses to Old photos of Ireland, Series 2

  1. QuillsWoollenMarket August 1, 2013 at 4:28 pm #

    Do you have any pictures of old advertising from Ireland.

  2. Barbara Engel June 11, 2015 at 4:05 pm #

    Do you have any photos available of Queen’s County (Laois) at the turn of the 18th century? Would love to see some from the area my immigrant came from about 1701. One of his brothers also lived in Kilkenny for a time.

  3. S. Lee Green June 13, 2015 at 6:39 pm #

    Does anyone have pictures of the Darcey’s of Galway. They were one of the original tribes of Galway. Any pictures would be wonderful, like of the homes, the business, Galway in that time frame, and the Darcey’s themselves?????

    Thank you so much in advance.
    S. Lee Green (Darcey & McCarty)

  4. Chadwick June 17, 2015 at 9:03 am #

    Have you any photos of ballinard house in count of shronell in county Tipperary also Killenure castle in Dumdrun near Tipperary


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