Collection: Our Own Place Photographic Project >> Flower Seller at Deansgrange Cemetery [graphic]
Flower Seller at Deansgrange Cemetery
|Main Creator:||Clare, Liam, photographer|
The Board of Guardians of Rathdown Union were empowered to purchase land for the establishment of Deansgrange Cemetery in 1861. It was opened for burials in 1865. Many well-known are buried here including John McCormack, Frank O'Connor, Brian O'Nolan, John A. Costello, Sean Lemass, F.J. McCormick, Anew Mac Master and Barry Fitzgerald. The victims of two sea disasters are buried here,The "Solway" sank outside Dunlaoire Harbour in November 1881 and the "Palume" at Seapoint in December 1895. No new graves are being opened in Deansgrange, although burials are still taking place in family graves. An extension to Deansgrange - Shanganagh - was extablished in 1964. .
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22 Aug. 1993
Project sponsored by RTÉ and Fuji Photo Film (Ireland) Ltd.
Film number: 14A ; frame number: 17
Foxrock Local History Club.
Photograph taken 22 Aug. 1993
Physical description: 1 photograph ; 15 x 10cm.
Geographic Coverage: Dublin City Co.Dublin, Province of Leinster, Ireland.
|Contained in:||Our Own Place Photographic Project|
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|OOP_14A/17||NPA Reading Room - Appt. only||Photos|
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