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Throwback Thursday (151) | by Csalem's Lot
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Throwback Thursday (151)

It is 1982 and D 122 is seen on Hawkins Street. The bus had only a short time left in service in Dublin. It had been delivered new to CIE in October 1967 and withdrawn in December 1982 after fifteen years in service. Hawkins House on the right was only five years older than the bus, but in 2018 it is not planned to have a much longer future.

Interestingly the destinations shown on the front of the bus are all in Irish. From top to bottom they are "Ranelagh", "Clonskeagh" and "City Centre".

35 years after this photograph was taken, trams returned to Hawkins Street and it is still a busy route for buses.

Hawkins Street, 29/11/1982

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Taken on November 29, 1982