#fridayfocus…’Modern Dancing’ in Dublin, 1927

Just a short post this week, with a gem found in the course of this week’s research. At the moment, I am looking at different depictions of Dublin during the 1920s by visual artists such as Jack B. Yeats. As part of this, I am also looking at the urban experience in Dublin during thisContinue reading “#fridayfocus…’Modern Dancing’ in Dublin, 1927”

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#fridayfocus… Goodbye to the Creation Arcade (1959-2013)

Yesterday, demolition was the fate of Dublin’s first, and once premier shopping arcade, as seen in this post from Broadsheet. Officially opened on the 3 December 1959 by the then Lord Mayor of Dublin, Councillor P.A Brady, T.D. A full report of it’s building, opening and facilities was given in the eponymous magazine, Creation, The Magazine of FashionContinue reading “#fridayfocus… Goodbye to the Creation Arcade (1959-2013)”