Above photos are from a book I received as a Christmas gift last month. Its an excursion booklet for the British Association for the Advancement of Science, which took place in Dublin in 1957. The list of over 20 excursions are listed below. All the excursions, click to view Some excursion details. Click to view. Booklets / pre 1960 Tags: Dublin Various, guinness, o'connell st, Tourism share You Might Also Like 5 Irish Wool Knitting Patterns from early 1960s June 28, 2017 Old Adverts #82 – Sweet Afton Cigarettes, 1956-64 July 30, 2012 Old Adverts #45 – Various Cork Ads, 1950 January 26, 2012 This Post Has One Comment jaykay 24 Jan 2012 I was wondering why they’d include the Unidare factory in a tourist booklet… then I saw it was for the Assocn for the Advancement of Science! Of course, they’d all probably have approved thoroughly of the proposed “development plans” for Dublin i.e. the destruction of many beautiful buildings which was just about to get underway then. Frank McDonald’s great book “The Destruction of Dublin” (1985) detailed it all, including naming many of the culprits. Pity it’s long out of print, and I’ve long lost my own copy. Sad reading. Comments are closed.