The decade of 1960s, saw rapid development, economic boom, and the rise of population in Dublin. The emergence of civil rights movements and student movements came to prominence in Ireland. The policies of protectionism were abandoned and the country was opened up to international trade and industry. RTÉ television began on the last day of 1961.
The censorship came to an end in the 1960s, and the provision of free post-primary education. The Civil Rights movement began in the North of Ireland, and the start of the troubles, which continued until the end of the century.
Here are some fascinating vintage photos that capture everyday life in Dublin from the 1960s. Also check, these cool photos of Dublin in the 1960s.