ctesiphon wrote:That one's been doing my head in too. The homepage says 'A street in the red-light district where many brothels reside', so that narrows it a bit, but equally, it might all be gone. That's certainly one impressively regimented terrace.
newgrange wrote:A later picture of the same spot, from Terry Fagan's 'Monto - Madams, Murder and Black Coddle'
Paul Clerkin wrote:is this denmark street? with the junction going down to rutland place?
hutton wrote:I don't think its Rutland Place, Paul - it's much narrower than this shot... It is North Central Dublin though, and the year is 1948 - the election posters for Clann na Poblachta and Fine Gael give candidates names... Maybe Monto?
Devin wrote:Yeah nothing in the Gardiner or Fitzwillian estate is 5 storeys. It's more like a late-period Wide Streets Comms. building, like the group on Dame St between Crow Street and Temple Lane ... no 'places' around there though .. Arrgh!
Quick scooch over the 1911 census reveals at least 3 hotels on this stretch of Kings Inns quay possibly explaining the doorway configuration? The two houses on listed Morgan place contained 11 seperate houeholds. Is this the present day Aras Ui Dhailigh site or the extension buildings of the Four Courts complex?Paul Clerkin wrote:Nice work....