A nostalgic image of O'Connell Street - the main thoroughfare in Ireland's capital city Dublin c1969, with people & traffic parked near the historic G.P.O.
The area vacated by Nelson's pillar, referred to locally as Nelson's patch, is in use as a Bus parking zone. |
Enhanced image from 1969 John Hinde postcard view of O'Connell Street & G.P.O. building.
Original photograph by R. Beer.
41 years later & in central Dublin the Milennium Spire
is at the location formerly occupied by Nelson's Pillar, there are also traffic restrictions on O'Connell Street making it a more pedestrian friendly area than in the past.
O'Connell Street, Dublin city center image.
Dublin 2004 Photograph © irelandposters.
1961 Dublin city center.