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Amharc Eireann: Eagrán 187, Moving Crib Tells Christmas Story

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A popular Dublin tradition, a Christmas time visit to the Moving Crib in Parnell Square was sure to delight young and old. A nativity scene was created using over 100 mechanical handcrafted figures set against a delicately hand-painted back-drop. Based in 30 Parnell Square at St Martin Apostolate, the Moving Crib, which opened in 1956, […]

Monsignor Reid Collection: O’CONNELL STREET, DUBLIN

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This short film shows a busy O’Connell Street, Dublin in 1947.  The camera captures the streetscape with the Gresham Hotel , Nelson’s Pillar, the Ambassador Cinema and O’Connell Bridge. Traffic conductors directing the double-decker buses, cars and the many cyclists making their way down the bustling main street of Dublin. Father, later Monsignor, William Reid […]