Aug 23 2007

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Building St. Finbar’s School in 1943…

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1962 Cabra West Wedding…

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The Cabra Grand Picture House…

UFO Cabra July 1967

‘I’ve seen a few of them in Cabra…’

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Great company and great food. Myself and my pal Ambrose O Shea went for our breakfast this morning into the ‘Elephant Cafe’ on Fassaugh Avenue. The young lady is Ioana or Johanna to us and she works in the Café…


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Visiting the old school…

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All email addresses are held in confidence and will not be passed on to a third party without permission. There is no fee charged for anyone using this site as a means to promote its aims. All comments sent into the site are liable to editing. Some photographs may have to be re-vamped or cleaned to enhance their appearance. This however does not take away from the quality of the original photograph. Please feel free to use this site if you wish to make contact with a lost friend, neighbour or family member from the Cabra area. I have no ulterior motive in running this site other than to promote the good name of Cabra West/ Cabra and its people.
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1) Be sure to check out the Photo Gallery:
There are three sections in this  Gallery. One is for older photos of people and places connected to Cabra, another is for older photos of Dublin City and its rapidly disappearing shops and places of interest. The third section is for you to display a photograph of yourself or your friends and family as you are today. Across each photograph is displayed the name of this website. This is a type of security to ensure that your photographs are not used by anyone other than those authorised by you. When submitting a photograph please try and put a name, location or date to it.
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2) The Guest Book, Comments and Chat section:
This is for people from the area, at home or abroad to keep in touch with each other regardless of where they are living. It allows you to re-connect with old school friends, neighbours or family. You can also submit a comment on any subject you wish relating to the site or its contents.
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3) The News, Stories and Chat section:
Here you will find some items of general interest as well as stories submitted to the site that people wish to share with others. If you have a story you wish to share you can email it to and have it placed on display with other stories submitted. You can always enhance your story with a photograph that can be placed alongside the story. No matter how short or long your story is it is more than welcome.
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4) Remember, this site is about sharing memories of your childhood and those many years spent growing up in Cabra West or any area of Cabra. This is your opportunity to capture and retain those memories of Cabra and its people that you hold dear.
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Here is your chance to ensure that your family’s connection to Cabra is never forgotten. So there you are now, no excuses, off you go and delve into the attic or the wardrobe and fish out those old photographs and memories, dust them down and share them with us all.
Remember that this is the only website at this time dealing with the history of Cabra West/Cabra and offering this service free of charge …MC

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