File 7 - Aerial Views

Shelbourne Park Football Stadium, Ringsend, Dublin Ballsbridge, Dublin Marino, Dublin Dublin Port Kilworth Army Camp, County Cork The Curragh Camp, County Kildare Croke Park, Dublin Drogheda, County Louth Wexford Town Irish Air Corps
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IE CA CP/1/1/1/7


Aerial Views


  • 1924-1960 (Creation)

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Black and white print; 30 cm x 24 cm; 24 cm x 17.5 cm; 17.5 cm x 12.5 cm; 12 m x 9.5 cm ; 37 items

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Photographic prints of aerial views of Irish towns and notable landmarks. Most of the prints were created by the Irish Air Corps. Some of the images are from the 'Irish Press'. The prints were seemingly acquired with a view to publication in 'The Capuchin Annual'. The file includes the following images:
• Shelbourne Park, Dublin.
• Ballsbridge, Dublin.
• Castle Golf Course, Rathfarnham, Dublin.
• Clongowes Wood College, Clane, County Kildare.
• Carlow Town.
• Kilkenny City.
• Marino, Dublin. The print shows large tents pitched on the grounds of the Casino in Marino. The tents may have had some connection with the International Eucharistic Congress (1932).
• O’Connell Street, Dublin.
• Windy Arbour, Dublin.
• Port of Dublin.
• Bective Abbey, County Meath.
• Gaeltacht Park, Whitehall, Dublin.
• St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth, County Kildare.
• Kilworth Army Camp, County Cork.
• Curragh Army Camp, County Kildare.
• Drogheda, County Louth.
• Croke Park, Dublin.
• The Hill of Tara, County Meath.
• Wicklow Town.
• Wexford Town.
• Foynes, County Limerick.
• Three Air Corps’ Avro Ansons flying over the Irish countryside.

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