THE NATIONAL LIBRARY of Ireland has brought us this treat of a pic today: an archival image of a summer’s day at Kilkee, Co Clare.
From their Facebook page:
Could this look any more quintessentially Victorian? Bathing machines, dandies, donkey rides…
Image: National Library of Ireland
With their buttoned-up ensembles, we’re guessing Kilkee wasn’t experiencing the kind of heatwave at that time that Ireland has gotten used to in the past month.
This is what the Kilkee seafront looks like now:
Image: bhenak/Flickr/Creative Commons
The cliff walk is worth a visit:
Kilkee image via Shutterstock.com