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April 12, 1915

A row of buildings on Meagher's Quay in Waterford, pictured 10 days after a fire caused the devastation evident in this photo (the other side of Hearne's which stretched through to George's Street. We can see here that the building has been completely gutted, but as Subpopulus Hibernia points out:

"It's also pretty impressive that the facade remains intact. I wonder if it was supported by a steel girder... I'm not sure how often such building techniques would have been employed in provinical Irish cities at the turn of the century."


Date: Monday, 12 April 1915


NLI Ref.: P_WP_2608

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Taken on April 12, 1915