Lensmen Photographic Archives

The Lensmen Photographic Agency is the leading press and social photographer in Ireland. The archive dates back to the early 1950s and is comprised of over 400,000 images, documenting every aspect of life in contemporary Ireland.


  • The 1950s

    The 1950s

    Ireland in Pictures

    Written by and Photographed by Lensmen Photographic Archives

    Ireland’s premier photographers, The Lensmen, captured the essence of life in Ireland during the 1950s in their stunning and thought provoking images. This collection offers a fascinating insight into the cultural and political events of the decade. Showcasing an era of change in Ireland, this book is a celebration of a time gone by.

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    160
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  • The 1960s

    The 1960s

    Ireland in Pictures

    Written by and Photographed by Lensmen Photographic Archives

    A decade of rapid change caught by two of Ireland’s premier photographers, The Lensmen. Covers everything from the visits of President Kennedy and The Beatles, to lifestyle, fashion and sport as well as the start of unrest in Northern Ireland. Will evoke memories of a bygone age.

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  • The 1970s

    The 1970s

    Ireland in Pictures

    Written by and Photographed by Lensmen Photographic Archives

    Ireland’s premier photographers, The Lensmen, captured the essence of life in Ireland during the 1970s in their stunning and thought provoking images. This collection offers a fascinating insight into the cultural and political events of the decade.

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    160
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  • The 1980s

    The 1980s

    Ireland in Pictures

    Written by and Photographed by Lensmen Photographic Archives

    Ireland’s premier photographers, The Lensmen, captured the essence of life in Ireland during the 1980s in their stunning and thought provoking images. This collection offers a fascinating insight into the cultural and political events of the decade. Showcasing an era of change in Ireland, this book is a celebration of a time gone by.

    Pages:
    176
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