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Victoria Cove and Scotmans bay 1964

Postby hayla » Mon Dec 04, 2006 7:58 pm

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Postby hayla » Mon Dec 04, 2006 7:59 pm

love the ''sunbather'' in jumper and trousers on the deck chair!!! :roll:
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Pavilion Theatre And Gardens 1908

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Georges Street Dun Laoghaire 2006

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Re: Victoria Cove and Scotmans bay 1964

Postby farmboy » Mon Dec 04, 2006 8:33 pm

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Ya know I could easily have been there when that photo was taken cos when I was a kid I worked the summer holidays collecting the tariffs for the deckchairs here. I think it was 6d for 4 hours(4 or 5 cent!) One day Bunny Carr of quicksilver fame was doing a live programme on the prom and he asked me to read out someones letter which I did. I raced all the way along the Metals to my grannys for lunch in Eden Villas full of excitement after being on the radio. Imagine my disappointment when I ran in and the gran had bbc radio turned on which I had forgotten that she always did. The mother listened to rte but she was also in the grans, my moment of fame nipped in the bud! :cry: Having said that, when I was cycling down my road later that day ,a few kids came running out to say they had heard me,that made me feel a bit better. ;-)
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Postby enviro500 » Mon Dec 04, 2006 10:23 pm

Thanks Hayla,

Top picture is the 'Pav' or Pavilion as it was known. Picture taken about 1910. It was burnt down in 1915. I am not sure when built but possibly 1907, Cambria might know

Second picture in Dun Laoghaire 3rd June this year. Brilliant weather. Seems strange to me a stranger seeing it pedestrianised.

third picture taken by me in 1964 with my first roll of colour film, bought in Liverpool when at the Aunts. Note the deckchairs etc

Last picture recovered and a favourite of Cambria and some of you
I used to love Cooks shop. They sold the Matchbox Series 1-75 cars and lorries there, loads of other goodies AND importantly Ned White did not stand outside like he did at Woolies ready to lift you just in case you pinched something. This picture is a 1953/4 postcard pre John Hinde and I think the police officer is "Jazzer Kelly" from the Noggin God Rest him The CIE bus outside is almost new and the 'ZL' licence plate would make it around then

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Patrick Street Dun Laoghaire 2006

Postby hayla » Fri Dec 08, 2006 7:32 pm

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Dun Laoghaire Plaza 2006

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Postby enviro500 » Sat Dec 09, 2006 12:18 am

St Michaels and Stena Terminal, taken early June 2006.
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Postby Snowhite » Sun Dec 10, 2006 8:58 pm

Nice pic's Farmboy,those sunset one's would make beautiful postcards. :cool:
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Postby hayla » Thu Jan 11, 2007 10:38 pm

Brillant as usual farmboy :hayla:
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Postby farmboy » Thu Jan 11, 2007 10:59 pm

Thanks pigeon...oops I mean chicken! :hayla:
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Postby hayla » Fri Jan 12, 2007 9:56 pm

Sorry I cant help you on that one either Justin, I've been a bit of a recluse lately :roll:
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The People's Park

Postby Snowhite » Sat Jan 13, 2007 12:55 am

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Postby spudseamus » Sat Jan 13, 2007 1:13 am

great pic Hayla u should stay in mor often :rfl:
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Postby hayla » Sat Jan 13, 2007 1:31 am

spudseamus wrote:great pic Hayla u should stay in mor often :rfl:


Are you having a dig at me spud ??? :bold:
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Postby spudseamus » Sat Jan 13, 2007 10:22 am

no no no twas a little joke a trifle overdone :D
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Postby FLATLAD » Sat Jan 13, 2007 4:05 pm

Birds trifle ? :razz:

Nice pics - and those cannon mentioned elsewhere I remeber playing on/with them / it in the peoples park
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Postby Snowhite » Sat Jan 13, 2007 7:43 pm

That was me reminising about the cannon in the park, maybe we were there together at some stage when we were small, and we would never know. :swing: :kisshand: :rfl:
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Postby FLATLAD » Sat Jan 13, 2007 8:09 pm

I was there a lot :swing: :rfl:
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Postby Snowhite » Sat Jan 13, 2007 8:25 pm

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Postby Strum » Sun Jan 14, 2007 11:43 am

I hate to be a spoilsport but the arial photos of the park ought to have a mention of the original photographers name at least. Its not me folks, just copyright issues.
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Postby Snowhite » Sun Jan 14, 2007 2:26 pm

The pictures of the peoples park were given to me,a long time ago by a friend who had a lot of different ones taken at the same time,so i dont know who actually took them. :???:If they could cause any hassle for the site please feel free to delete them,Strum. :oops:
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Postby Strum » Mon Jan 15, 2007 12:18 pm

I won't delete them because they're great photos...its a shame the photographer doesn't get a mention though...thats all!
If you do find out who they were taken by please edit the post and stick the name in. :D
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Some Strum Photos

Postby Strum » Mon Jan 15, 2007 12:51 pm

Heres some random photos I took over the last few years!
I'm gonna get some of D/L Golf course before they build the new "village" there...watch this space! :D


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Druids Chair?

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From Bullock Harbour.

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The Obelisk, and a painting I did from the photo...


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loads more to come! :D
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