Ship shape on Ship Street

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Where: Leinster, Dublin City, Ireland

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Still in Dublin today but we went South side today to Ship Street at the rere of Dublin Castle. I'm finding it hard to identify any of the buildings in this fine Royal plate but it could perhaps be the PoV? As regards date we can be sure that it was before 1922 if nothing else:-)

Photographer: Robert French

Collection: Lawrence Photograph Collection

Date: Circa 1865 - 1914

NLI Ref: L_ROY_03083

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    Billy Quinn 1954

    • 04/Aug/2021 07:50:37

    You are a wonderful source, thank you again!

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    • 04/Aug/2021 07:51:07

    Probably still intact as there is a Lawrence Photographic Project in 1990/91 -

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    National Library of Ireland on The Commons

    • 04/Aug/2021 08:21:50 Is this inside the castle gate rather than in Ship Street itself?

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    • 04/Aug/2021 08:31:47

    The clock tower (right) is what is now part of the Chester Beatty Library.

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    • 04/Aug/2021 08:38:32

    Street View from Stephen Street

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    • 04/Aug/2021 08:40:06

    very interesting--as had captured current view a few weeks ago!

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    • 04/Aug/2021 08:58:08

    [] is always amazing! Streetview is a bit odd around there, but this is not too awful -

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    National Library of Ireland on The Commons

    • 04/Aug/2021 09:36:15

    Any idea on date? Regiment / Unuform?

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    Carol Maddock

    • 04/Aug/2021 12:15:39

    From newspaper reports, it looks as if loads of different regiments were stationed there at different times. Sadly, many of these reports were printed because of soldier suicides. But what is fascinating is the sheer scale of troop movement around the country, and out foreign... June 1893 2nd Batt. Rifle Brigade March 1894 North Staffordshire Regiment August 1895 2nd Batt. Hampshire Regiment (67th), and they were taking over from the 1st Oxfordshire Regiment. January 1906 Military Foot Police (Looks as if they always had a presence? Who guards the guards?) December 1906 Essex Regiment, taking over from the 4th Batt. Royal Fusiliers (who were going to Mullingar to replace the Connaught Rangers, who were going to Malta!) September 1908 2nd Batt. Lancashire Fusiliers

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    • 04/Aug/2021 14:36:31

    Very nice!

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    • 04/Aug/2021 15:26:50

    Not really Ship St (from the olden Sheep St) but rather the Ship St barracks. Barracks on left (Great Ship St on other side), offices for barracks in background. Bermingham tower? at rear. on the 25'

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    • 04/Aug/2021 22:59:40

    The Martini-Henry rifle in service from 1871 until 1889. Any idea of which regiments served during that period?

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    National Library of Ireland on The Commons

    • 05/Aug/2021 06:01:30[email protected] It seems to change every few months or so and the barracks is not always occupied by the same regiment. I have seen regiments from Essex and Sussex noted.

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    • 05/Aug/2021 23:10:00[email protected] the same people who watch the watchers

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    • 08/Aug/2021 22:42:31

    can anyone make out the time on the clock.