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Postcards of Ireland from the last 100 years are a thing of beauty

Everything looks so lovely and clean!
May 29th 2013, 6:00 PM 17,323 35

FADÓ FADÓ: IRISH Memory is a blog filled with information on what our great nation was like in days gone by.

With old ads, maps and images of Ireland and Irish life over the last few centuries, it will certainly give you an idea of where we’ve come from as a people.

The latest post includes postcards of Ireland from the 1890s-1980s, and they are a sight to behold.

Here are seven of them, you can see lots more on the site itself.

Grand Parade, Cork, around 1910s or 1920s

Leenane, Connemara, in the 1950s

O’Connell Bridge, Dublin, in the 1960s

Spanish Arch, Galway, in the 1960s

Tralee, Co. Kerry in the mid-1960s

The Promenade, Donaghadee, County Down, around 1890-1900

College Green, Dublin, in the mid-1960s

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