George Street, Limerick

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Where: Limerick, Ireland

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When: 01 January 1890

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Thanks to elainsor for the information that George Street as was, is:
"now O'Connell Street, the building in the foreground is where Roches Stores was until recently . The building with the clock is where Penney's now stands."

And bringing us right up to date is info from DannyM8 that Roches Stores is now Debenhams.

Date: Circa 1890?

NLI Ref.: L_ROY_05290

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Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
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limerick ireland shopfronts clock rochesstores oconnellstreet penneys debenhams georgestreet munster cannocksclock robertfrench williamlawrence lawrencecollection cannockandtait shops awning 1890s munsterset nationallibraryofireland

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    Thomondrow

    • 19/May/2011 22:48:19

    In the early 20th century Drapery apprentices worked under the living in system, see 1911 census www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Limerick/Limeri...

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    National Library of Ireland on The Commons

    • 21/May/2011 23:07:28

    Great to get these all details and help with getting closer to a date for this photograph. Thank you!

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    elainsor

    • 02/Mar/2012 21:21:36

    Now O'Connell Street, the building in the foreground is where Roches Stores was until recently . The building with the clock is where Penney's now stands

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    National Library of Ireland on The Commons

    • 04/Mar/2012 18:51:20

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected] Thanks a mill! Have added your information to the description under the photo...

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    DannyM8

    • 04/May/2012 12:51:54

    [http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]] Roches Stores is now Debenhams

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    National Library of Ireland on The Commons

    • 04/May/2012 18:55:02

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected] Thanks Danny. Added to description and tags.

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    Niall McAuley

    • 31/Mar/2021 09:33:12

    There is a pillar box outside the chemists, since replaced by an Edward VII model (NIAH link), 1901-1910.