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Vintage images of Dublin City Centre displayed in Waterloo Lodge Hotel Ballsbridge Dublin 4We are delighted to have found some vintage images of Dublin City Centre.  This is a sample and a little about it......

During the 18th century an aristocrat name Luke Gardiner had a vision for the centre of Dublin, his vision for Sackville Street (now O'Connell Street) was of a tree lined mall with residential structures and peaceful surroundings.  But in 1790 his dream was altered when Carlisle Bridge was built – now know as O’Connell Bridge.  This connecting bridge turned Sackville Street into a very busy street and it eventually became the main thoroughfare of Dublin City Centre.

You can see from the vintage image of O’Connell Street how busy it became in c1900, with a busy tram, horses and carriages and carts going about their business.

We are framing this image and many more like it to display in the hallway of Waterloo Lodge.  You can read more about the history of Dublin when you stay with us.
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This images is a view of O’Connell Street (Sackville St.) Dublin, Nelson’s Pillar, O’Connell Monument & Horse-trams. c1900.


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