The Children of inner-city Dublin #Dublin #Ireland

In the 1950′s, the children of inner-city Dublin swung from the lamp-posts on pieces of rope, built box-carts from scraps and raced them down the streets, played marbles in the gutters, and colonized the numerous left-over nooks and crannies of their surrounding built environment. Some playgrounds existed, but children were largely free to select their own play-spaces and played predominantly in the streets and laneways surrounding their houses, exploring in ever-widening circles.

AND they had the time of their life without computers, mobiles, tablets…


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