RDS Library & Archives

Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Dublin in the 1960s / selected and edited by Michael Hinch ; introduction by Dermot Bolger.

By: Hinch, Michael.
Contributor(s): Bolger, Dermot | Irish Independent, Dublin.
Series: Publisher: Cork : The Mercier Press, 2016Description: 287 pages : illustrations : 25 cm.ISBN: 9781781174661.Subject(s): Dublin (Ireland) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century | Dublin (Ireland) -- Social conditions -- 20th century | Dublin (Ireland) -- Pictorial worksDDC classification: 914.1835
Contents:
Introduction -- The city's landscape -- The destruction of Nelson's Pillar -- Life in the 1960s -- Childhood -- Celebrity visits -- Beatlemania -- That's entertainment -- The big freeze -- Parades -- The Congo -- The 1966 Easter Rising Celebrations -- Official visits.
Summary: The 1960s was a decade of change in Ireland - RTÉ television began broadcasting, cheaper air travel was opening up the world, while in fashion skirts were getting shorter and hair was getting bigger. Nowhere were these changes more obvious than in Dublin, and they are captured in this fascinating collection of images from the archives of the Irish Independent.
List(s) this item appears in: New acquisitions 2017
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due
Loanable Book Library
Irish Collection 914.1835 HIN (Browse shelf) Available

Introduction -- The city's landscape -- The destruction of Nelson's Pillar -- Life in the 1960s -- Childhood -- Celebrity visits -- Beatlemania -- That's entertainment -- The big freeze -- Parades -- The Congo -- The 1966 Easter Rising Celebrations -- Official visits.

The 1960s was a decade of change in Ireland - RTÉ television began broadcasting, cheaper air travel was opening up the world, while in fashion skirts were getting shorter and hair was getting bigger. Nowhere were these changes more obvious than in Dublin, and they are captured in this fascinating collection of images from the archives of the Irish Independent.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.

Powered by Koha