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Bathing in the past
Bathing in the past
Bathing in the past
Bathing in the past
Bathing in the past
Bathing in the past
Bathing in the past
Bathing in the past
Bathing in the past
Bathing in the past
Bathing in the past
Bathing in the past
Bathing in the past
Bathing in the past
Bathing in the past
Bathing in the past
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Bathing in the past

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  • 1. Long ago people called swimming bathing With Dublin being by the sea, there is a long history of bathing in areas like Dun Laoghaire, Blackrock and Killiney.Bathing was very important as many homes didn’t have running water. People would have to wash themselves in the sea.
  • 2. This was a bathing area in Dun Laoghairearound 1900. That’s 111 years ago, and before even Grandad’s time
  • 3. People have always loved to bathe.In Ancient Rome thousands of years ago people enjoyed bathhouses too
  • 4. In the 1800’s many people had more spare time, and more money, which they would spend at the seaside. Boating and yachting also became popular.
  • 5. Dun Laoghaire was a popular area for bathing.Unfortunately many bathing areas were moved to build railways in the 1800’s
  • 6.  Seapoint baths were constructed by 1840, seaward of the railway end of Brighton Vale. They were designed by John Croswaithe. They were owned by wealthy people. The baths were probably built by the railway company to make up for the restricted access to the sea.
  • 7.  Does anybody know what this place is called?
  • 8. Sandycove beach!!!Have you ever been to Sandycove beach? What does it look like today?
  • 9. Sandycove has a lovely sandy beach and is a very sheltered spot. Lifeguards are employed during the summer months and it gets very busy.
  • 10. This is what Sandycove looked like in the1970s. That’s 40 years ago!!!The only surviving traces of the old beachbuildings are stone steps and a low wallrunning out to the sea.
  • 11. Bathing has changed a lot over the years.Can you name some changes?

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