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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. . […]

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Glendalough

Early photos of Ireland’s iconic heritage sites

This fantastic collection of old photographs documents some of Ireland’s most iconic archaeological and heritage sites. The photographs date from between 1890 and 1900 and are from the Library of Congress Collections. 1. Glendalough, Co. Wicklow: Founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century AD, this was one of Ireland’s most important early monasteries. The […]

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