Step back in time and dress like your great grandparents were in 19th century. See the Stars of Bunratty, famous people like Sir Alex Ferguson, Sir Peter Ustinov and President Michael D. Higgins.
On the 20th March 1865 at the age of 24 William Mervin Lawrence opened a Photographic Studio opposite the G.P.O. at Sackville street Dublin. Over the years the studio successfully photographed the length and breadth of Ireland from Howth Head in the East to Achill Head in the West, and from Malin Head in the North to Skibbereen the South. The collection consists of 40,000 glass plates mainly from the period 1880-1914, but some plates go back to 1870.
Visit O'Brien Studio to explore this wonderful collection. O'Brien 19th Century Costume Studio is located in Bunratty Folk Park and caters for family portraits, corporate portraits, communions, confirmations, children's portraits and weddings.