Scenes of destruction after the bombing of Dublin city centre in 1974 filmed by John Cruise.

On the 17 May 1974 a series of car bombs exploded in Dublin and Monaghan killing 33 people and injuring almost 300 others. In one of the worst terrorist attacks of 'the troubles' three bombs in Dublin exploded within short intervals of each other at different city centre locations.

John Cruise filmed this short piece showing the scenes of destruction Parnell Street and Talbot Street, Dublin.