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Where: 9 Grattan Square, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, Ireland

When: Unknown

While I believe that this scene was visited before, I think it was not in the Stereo Pairs format nor was it of this quality! This outstanding image with so much going on is always worth a second visit.

And so it was confirmed that we've visited this spot on Devonshire/Grattan Square in Dungarvan previously. Not just once in fact, but twice before - once on a much busier day with French/Lawrence, and once with our left-eye closed to the STP. As beachcomberaustralia points-out however, with both eyes open, and the Megazoom version now available, additional detail might come to light. With Niall McAuley for example spotting mention of Thomas McCarthy on one of the posters - and identifying some likely candidates...


Photographers: Frederick Holland Mares, James Simonton

Contributor: John Fortune Lawrence

Collection: Stereo Pairs Photograph Collection

Date: between ca. 1860-1883

NLI Ref: STP_2313

You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie

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    Niall McAuley

    • 21/Dec/2016 08:59:07

    Mystery Market = Grattan Square, Dungarvan! Dungarvan, Grattan Square.

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    beachcomberaustralia

    • 21/Dec/2016 09:23:26

    And the cattle market one [https://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/22567080925/]

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    beachcomberaustralia

    • 21/Dec/2016 09:31:25

    Now we have the added benefit of megazoom - catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000565633 . All kinds of extra information waiting to be discovered ...

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    Wendy:

    • 21/Dec/2016 09:58:12

    pity the poor woman near the camera --doesnt have much on her table to sell!

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    Niall McAuley

    • 21/Dec/2016 10:23:34

    [https://www.flickr.com/photos/lizinitaly] Could be the opposite - she has had a great day and sold out!

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    domenico milella

    • 21/Dec/2016 10:57:39

    Congratulation for your beautiful Album.

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    robinparkes

    • 21/Dec/2016 11:05:57

    Quite a lot of the buildings still exist. Streetview goo.gl/maps/isALxWo3dv12

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    Niall McAuley

    • 21/Dec/2016 13:25:53

    Thomas McCarthy is on a SALE poster on the end of the shed. 7 Thomas McCarthys in Dungarvan in the 1901 census, but this is latest 14 years earlier, so it may be the Town Clerk or Publican etc

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    Niall McAuley

    • 21/Dec/2016 14:25:18

    Here is the 1870 Slaters Directory! This square is named Devonshire Square. Post Office is Brennan on Main St.

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    beachcomberaustralia

    • 21/Dec/2016 20:48:22

    Here is a find - a description of an ignorant Englishman going shopping in this square in Dungarvan in 1909. It says so much about what was wrong with England and right with Ireland - trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/105191337

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    National Library of Ireland on The Commons

    • 22/Dec/2016 11:25:05

    Thanks all - Map, etc since updated :)