A fine Lawrence shot of a fine Dublin establishment.
The Blackhorse Tavern AKA "The Hole in the Wall" pub on Blackhorse Avenue. The late President Sean T. O'Kelly was reputed to slip out of the nearby Áras for a bottle of stout.
With thanks to everyone for their contributions, we learned today how the pub got it's nickname, the publican(s) that made it what it is, that it is Dublin's "longest pub", and a little about the coin-operated machines out front...
Photographer: Robert French
Collection: Lawrence Photograph Collection
Date: between ca. 1865-1914
NLI Ref: L_CAB_08937
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Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
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