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Goresbridge Brigidine Past Pupils Dance c.1940 at The Ritz Ballroom, Carlow
Music by Muinebeag Melody Makers
Carlow Golf Club Dance c.1940
at The Ritz Ballroom
Music by Ralph Silvester's Band
Irish Nation Foresters Dance c.1940
The Ritz Ballroom, Carlow
Monasterevan Lawn Tennis Clum Annual Dance c.1940
at C.Y.M.S. Hall, Monasterevan. Music by Kenny's Dance Band.
Charity Dance. c.1940
Mental Hospital Carlow
Music by the Four Aces Dance Orchestra
Gala Dance in the Ritz Ballroom c.1940
Music by Mick Curran and His Band.
Alo Donegan.
'His Master's Voice'
 All wave Radio Models c1940
Lanz "Bulldog" Crude Oil Tractors
R. H. Meredith, Corbally, Ballylinan, Co Laois
More light at no extra cost
1948 Gary Cooper
Michael Molloy
General Draper, Milliner, Hosier & Gents Outfitter.
22, 23, 24, 25 Tullow Street, Carlow
Phone Carlow 55
Palmolive soap 1940's
The Dandy Annual 1949
1949 Ford Anglia


A Leyland bodied Double Decker bus which was part of the CIE fleet  seen in Dublin c.1940's. Photo by A. J. Douglas.
Classic Irish Buses

Hadden's advert from the 1940's
Advertisement Showing a Fitted Dress, 1940s Examiner Group and Carlow Nationalist

Advertisement Showing Women's Slacks, 1950s. Advertisement taken from the Carlow Nationalist for W. and G. Hadden, Tullow Street, Carlow. The tailored style of this garment shows a modern approach to women's wear, which was just emerging in this period. Examiner Group and Carlow Nationalist. Source:

Men's Styles in the 40s and 50s
Mac's menswear shop in Tullow Street advertised their range of overcoats by referring to the fabrics used. Notice that the men also wore soft brimmed hats and leather gloves.

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