The Metropole Hotel


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Sackville Street between Abbey Street corner and the G.P.O. west side.
The Ruins of the Metropole Hotel No. 35 to 39 Sackville Street and the corner of Prince’s Street, next to the shell remains of the GPO.
To the left the Ruins of No.39 Henry Grandy Tailor,
No. 40 Eason’s & Son newsagents,
No.41 David Dimmie & Son’s insurance office,
No.42 The Misses Carolin milliners
No.43 & 44 Manfield & Sons Boot and shoe Manufacturers on the corner of Middle Abbey Street. The Metropole Hotel was occupied by about 22 members of the Irish Volunteers under the command of Oscar Traynor during the Rising, it came under direct fire from the British Forces and was burnt to the ground in the fires that spread though the city centre.

Limited Edition High Quality image from the Original glass plate courtesy of (with Reproduction permission) the National Library of Ireland

Size 30cm x 20cm (12” x 8”)

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Weight .012 kg

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