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19 Wonderful Color Photos Of Ireland From 120 Years Ago

Rare Collection | September 16, 2015

There's more to the Emerald Isle than finding St. Patrick's Day as an excuse to get incredibly drunk.

Ireland is a country blessed with breathtaking sceneries which it has managed to preserve to this day.

So let's take a step several years back and see what Ireland looked like 120 years ago. And these 19 photochrome prints taken between 1890 and 1900 will show us.

 
COUNTY ANTRIM

1. Royal Avenue, Belfast

hundred yr old color photos of ireland (2)

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2. Rustic Bridge, Glenariff

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3. Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

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4. Portrush

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5. Giant's Causeway

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COUNTY WICKLOW

6. Vale of Avoca

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7. Poulaphouca Fall

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8. Bray

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9. The Dargle Bridge

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10. Enniskerry

hundred yr old color photos of ireland (11)

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COUNTY DUBLIN

11. Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin

hundred yr old color photos of ireland (12)

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12. St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin

hundred yr old color photos of ireland (13)

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13. Phoenix Park, Dublin

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COUNTY CORK

14. Roches Royal Hotel, Glengarriff Harbor

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15. Glengarriff Harbor

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16. Blackrock Castle

hundred yr old color photos of ireland (17)

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COUNTY WATERFORD

17. Dungarven Bridge and Harbor

hundred yr old color photos of ireland (18)

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18. The Quays, Waterford

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COUNTY KERRY

19. Ross Castle, Killarney

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H/t Library Of Congress │ via Mental Floss

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