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Another view of the Metropole on O'Connell Street 1923.

Another view of the Metropole on O'Connell Street 1923.

Multitext - Poor area   Poole Street, Dublin.

Multitext - Poor area Poole Street, Dublin.

Halfpenny Bridge, Dublin.  Do you need a #lawyer in #Ireland? http://www.lawyersireland.eu/contesting-a-will-in-ireland

Halfpenny Bridge and River Liffey, Dublin, Ireland/Eire

Halfpenny Bridge, Dublin. Do you need a #lawyer in #Ireland? http://www.lawyersireland.eu/contesting-a-will-in-ireland

Harcourt Street was another popular haunt for Dublin prostitutes c.1900-20. #Irish #History

Harcourt Street was another popular haunt for Dublin prostitutes c.1900-20. #Irish #History

The second Theatre Royal and Winter Gardens was opened on 13 December 1897 by the actor-manager Frederick Mouillot. It had seating for an audience of 2,011 people. In 1906, a young Charlie Chaplin performed as part of an act called The Eight Lancashire Lads. In its final years, the Theatre was also used as a cinema. It closed on 3 March 1934 and demolished soon after.

The second Theatre Royal and Winter Gardens was opened on 13 December 1897 by the actor-manager Frederick Mouillot. It had seating for an audience of 2,011 people. In 1906, a young Charlie Chaplin performed as part of an act called The Eight Lancashire Lads. In its final years, the Theatre was also used as a cinema. It closed on 3 March 1934 and demolished soon after.

Kildare Street was home to not only to the National Museum, seen here c. 1900, but also to the fashionable Kildare Street Club. On census night 1911, the club had 32 servants catering for 6 visitors #Irish #History

Kildare Street was home to not only to the National Museum, seen here c. 1900, but also to the fashionable Kildare Street Club. On census night 1911, the club had 32 servants catering for 6 visitors #Irish #History

The Capitol Theatre, located just off O'Connell Street, Dublin, began life on 10 August 1920 as the La Scala Theatre and Opera House. Despite its name, the La Scala was a cinema. Paramount Pictures took over the lease on the building and renamed it the Capitol.  The last stage show was on 29 October 1953. The Capitol continued as a cinema until 1972.

The Capitol Theatre, located just off O'Connell Street, Dublin, began life on 10 August 1920 as the La Scala Theatre and Opera House. Despite its name, the La Scala was a cinema. Paramount Pictures took over the lease on the building and renamed it the Capitol. The last stage show was on 29 October 1953. The Capitol continued as a cinema until 1972.

Mary Street Cinema," The Maro",  Dublin 1950s

Mary Street Cinema," The Maro", Dublin 1950s

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