General View, Tallaght, Co. Dublin

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Where: Dublin, , Ireland

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This view of Main Street, Tallaght in South County Dublin has changed dramatically in the meantime.
If anyone feels inclined to try out the Parish Registers to find the parents of the child in the picture it is as easy as clicking on the link!

An interesting photograph, the group of 4 houses are just being finished, I wonder why they were of interest? the orientation of the front doors on the two outside housed is very strange indeed.

Síle C Tells us that The cottages were designed by Thomas Joseph Byrne, Clerk and Architect of South Dublin District Rural Council. See her link below to a South County Dublin Libraries Exhibition on his works.

Photographer: Robert French

Collection: The Lawrence Photograph Collection

Date: ca. 1865-1914 (likely later than 1900 per notes on advertisements and architect TJ Byrne architect below)

NLI Ref: L_CAB_09343

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