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The Crystal Ballroom, South Anne Street, 1954

The Crystal Ballroom, South Anne Street. Another form of entertainment enjoyed by many Dubliners was dancing, as these comments from some interviewees indicates: “I did like dancing, I could, you know, if I was with someone that could dance I could…

National Ballroom, Parnell Square

For almost seventy years the National Ballroom, Parnell Square was a major dancing venue in Dublin. Most of the top Irish showbands appeared there. (A plaque outside the building commemorates the Miami Showband members murdered by the UVF in Northern…