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These images are primarily taken from the Dublin City Council Photographic Collection. This collection consists of photographs taken by Dublin Corporation/Dublin City Council staff and dates from the 1950s onwards. It is a unique visual record of the history of Dublin and Dubliners. Included are galleries on Dublin buildings such as pubs, churches and shops, and historic events associated with the city including the 1974 Bombings. New galleries are created on a regular basis. | Copyright Notice.

AAO017 Moore Street 1975

AAO017 Moore Street 1975

Moore Street Area 1975

This image shows the Moore Street area, before it was redeveloped during the building of the ILAC Centre. The ILAC Centre was opened in 1981 and at the time was the largest purpose-built shopping centre in Ireland and one of the first in Dublin's city centre.

This photo is from the Dublin City Photographic Collection. This unique collection is an educational resource and provides a basis for original research on the history of Dublin in the second half of the twentieth century.

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AAO007 Sampson's Lane Market 1994

AAO007 Sampson's Lane Market 1994

Sampson's Lane Market 1994

Sampson's Lane is the small area leading from Henry Street to the ILAC Centre. The ILAC Centre was opened in 1981 and at the time was the largest purpose-built shopping centre in Ireland and one of the first in Dublin's city centre.

This photo is from the Dublin City Photographic Collection. This unique collection is an educational resource and provides a basis for original research on the history of Dublin in the second half of the twentieth century.

Read more about Alive Alive O! | View Alive Alive O! Image Gallery

AAO006 Moore Street 1972

AAO006 Moore Street 1972

Moore Street 1972

This image shows the quintessential Moore Street, before the area was redeveloped during the building of the ILAC Centre. The ILAC Centre was opened in 1981 and at the time was the largest purpose-built shopping centre in Ireland and one of the first in Dublin's city centre.

This photo is from the Dublin City Photographic Collection. This unique collection is an educational resource and provides a basis for original research on the history of Dublin in the second half of the twentieth century.

Read more about Alive Alive O! | View Alive Alive O! Image Gallery

AAO005 Moore Street 1959

AAO005 Moore Street 1959

Moore Street 1959

This image shows the quintessential Moore Street, before the area was redeveloped during the building of the ILAC Centre. The ILAC Centre was opened in 1981 and at the time was the largest purpose-built shopping centre in Ireland and one of the first in Dublin's city centre.

This photo is from the Dublin City Photographic Collection. This unique collection is an educational resource and provides a basis for original research on the history of Dublin in the second half of the twentieth century.

Read more about Alive Alive O! | View Alive Alive O! Image Gallery

AAO004 Moore Street 1959

AAO004 Moore Street 1959

Moore Street 1959

This image shows the quintessential Moore Street, before the area was redeveloped during the building of the ILAC Centre. The ILAC Centre was opened in 1981 and at the time was the largest purpose-built shopping centre in Ireland and one of the first in Dublin's city centre.

This photo is from the Dublin City Photographic Collection. This unique collection is an educational resource and provides a basis for original research on the history of Dublin in the second half of the twentieth century.

Read more about Alive Alive O! | View Alive Alive O! Image Gallery

AAO003 Moore Street 1978

AAO003 Moore Street 1978

Moore Street 1978

This image shows the quintessential Moore Street, before the area was redeveloped during the building of the ILAC Centre. The ILAC Centre was opened in 1981 and at the time was the largest purpose-built shopping centre in Ireland and one of the first in Dublin's city centre. Meat sales were always an important part of the market, and many businesses beginning as stalls developed into full-scale butcher shops in the area. In 1915 there were twenty butchers operating in Moore Street.

This photo is from the Dublin City Photographic Collection. This unique collection is an educational resource and provides a basis for original research on the history of Dublin in the second half of the twentieth century. Read more »

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