Al and Marsha's Journal
Grafton Street Zoo
St. Stephens Green
Self timer at work....
31 Leeson Close - the laneway entrance to the little hotel we stayed at last trip.
The St. Stephens Green Shopping Center - 20p to pee....
Trinity College Entrance
Everywhere in Dublin (or Ireland for that matter) the old and the new. The old is much more interesting.
Throughout Ireland are remnants of old infrastructure no longer
useable, such as this pool next the the
The clash of churches - these two are in Monkstown across the street from each other
The Liffy river in Central Dublin - the halfpenny bridge, until the 1920's a toll footbridge
Christ Church Cathedral
Some interesting information in Dublinia
Inlaid tiles on the floor at St. Patrick's Cathedral
The altar at St. Patrick's
The sign on the door to the choir school building - 60 years before Columbus!
Interesting warning - we never did see any plants emerging from anywhere. In
Northern Ireland you see
A Temple Bar bar
Temple Bar during lunch hour
The dancers at Dublin Castle
Oscar Wilde - the Fag on the Crag
Oscar Wilde quotes
Merrion Square - the Georgian homes around this square were the height of social status a few centuries ago.
Now here is a sensible sized car for Ireland's streets and roads
Here's a good way to hedge your bets....A bank and a bar and a restaurant all in one!
The entry to the Guinness brewery - in 1759 Guinness leased the original four
acres for 9,000 years (yes
Kilnainhan Gaol - a corridor of cells - above many of the cells are the
names of famous rebels who spent
The leader of the anti-treaty bunch in 1919 but who ended up being the first
Prime Minister of the Irish Republic
The exercise yard - genders and children separated - no talking no touching
no looking no eye contact
The public hanging balcony over the main entrance
A closer look at the place where the hanging beams once existed....
A dark and stormy night - looking back at Sandypoint Village - the fair Ferris wheel is visible at the left.
Forty Foot - The Gentlemen's' Bathing Place
Not very inviting
Dalky - picture postcard
The original Dalky library (1901), now used for something else... typical
situation.. the new library is down the street
Some of the church ruins on the Castel grounds
Main street from the Castle battlements
The hills where the granite for the Castle came from and where the pesky O'Neills lived.
The Lord Edward in Dublin - fancy seafood place - I show this picture because
in every single restaurant
The Liffy at sunset
The rainbow - just before the deluge...
Temple Bar in the early evening - in the rain.
Another Temple Bar scene - note the guy at extreme left behind the
car.... he`s wearing boxing gloves and a
The Trad Music Group at Gastropub - back to the audience, no smiles....
Our young dancer....mom watching
The harbour at Dun Loaghaire
One lounge on the fast ferry to Holyhead, Wales
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