Muhammad Ali having the craic with police men in Ireland.

The Rare Irish Stuff Facebook page contains so many snippets of Irish life and history that it's quite easy to become immersed in photos, videos and old ads for hours on end.

Here are just few of the images they have shared that come together to tell the story of Ireland.

Hopefully you recognise or remember some of the 'Irish stuff' featured.

Muhammad Ali having the craic in Ireland
(above)

Dublin rockers in their hey day



Irish emigrants Ellis Island bound aboard the Atlantic Liner



 The unforgettable Phil Lynott



 Kids outside 'The Irish House' in 1962



Few sticks for rent in Co Mayo



 The view from Nelson's Pillar



The towers in Ballymun



 Were you a Zhivago regular?

Irish emigrants about to step off at Ellis Island, NY



The Ballybough express in 1980s


Irish Street Art at its finest



These are amazing, from A Visual Feast.

 John Lennon on an Irish civil rights march in London 1971



  There's just too much Guinness!



Smithwick's previous attempt at trying to be sexy



The wonderful James Joyce



  Thomas Dudley AKA Bang Bang



Patrick Street rag market, 1903



  Irish Americans, the Sullivan brothers in 1942



The Sullivan brothers were five siblings who were all killed in action when their ship the light cruiser SS Juneau was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine on November 13, 1942, in World War II.


As bowld as brass



 Nice day for a few pints



A pub divided



Harcourt Street Station, 14 February 1900 – He was in a rush to get home for Valentines



The infamous Dan Breen



  Aer Lingus ads back in the day



 Wells Square in Oriel Street, Dublin



The Terenure skeleton's sword



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