Dublin’s Lost Treasures
Vanished Places in Dublin
About the Book
Dublin's Lost Treasures covers the many shops,cinemas,theatres and other institutions that have closed down in Dublin over the past 50 years.As the pace of development has quickened in recent decades,old places have closed Down at an increasing rate,so this book aims to be a record of many old shops and other establishments that have shut their doors for the last time,often before being demolished.Many of the reminiscences about these vanished places has been sent in by readers,including staff and owners.
About the Author
Hugh Oram is a media journalist living and working in Dublin.In addition to his work for newspapers and their websites,he has also been a regular contributor to RTÉ Radio 1 for the past 40 years.The first book that he edited was published in 1979 and the first book he wrote under his own name came out a year later,in 1980. Since then,he has written or contributed to 90 books,covering a wide variety of Irish historical subjects,from newspaper history to old cafés,restaurants and hotels.He has also written many local history books,covering many areas,not just in Dublin but throughout Ireland.In addition to his writings about Ireland,he has also written extensively about France.His wife Bernadette is a published poet.