Old First Communion photos found!
A friend of mine, working in an old photo library, sent me some old black and white photos of Irish children undergoing the sacrament of their First Communion. The first photo has the words St Patrick's National School, Drumcondra, 1959 scrawled on the back of it using what looks like one of those old fountain pens that you had to put the ink into yourself.
I thought it was a wonderful example of an Ireland of the past, before we got all corrupted by materialism and greed, and felt it would be educational to post it here, in order to remind myself, and others of a simpler, more pure Ireland, an Ireland closer to the crossroad-dancing idyll envisaged by our dear leader Dev, than the rampant Celtic Tiger we have today.
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