Tag Archives: Dalkey

A bit of Dalkey…

Did you think I’d forgotten about Dalkey? How could you! I’m sure you can do with one or two more photo’s of the place… not that I’m flogging a dead zebra… am I? The day I visited the area the folk of … Continue reading

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When All Else Fails…

‘She that must always be obeyed’ and I share a healthy loathing of throwing original documents in the post… registered of not! Legacy of our mistrust of the SA system… so, when Granddad needed his passport renewed it fell on me to dash-off to the British Embassy in Dublin. … Continue reading

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How Did This Happen?

I’m sure we can give Dalkey a short break. Some of you may well be thinking I’m on the payroll and have been commissioned to do promotional work on their behalf… I wish! The remuneration package would include a ‘small’ cottage on the cliffs… I’ve spotted the … Continue reading

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Dalkey Island… St Begnet’s Church

Dalkey Island… ruins of St Begnet’s Church How about trying to find a bit of (truthful) information about the ruin of the church and St Begnet herself… himself? No one seems to know… did this ‘virgin’ saint even exist… mystery… … Continue reading

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Dalkey’s Goats… & smoking news…

I’ve been looking for bits of info about the statue of the two goats  at Dalkey Commons… why goats? Why would I even be bothered with these two inanimate objects…  well… let’s just start with the curiosity factor… goats? Why goats? My inter-netting led … Continue reading

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Dalkey Island… and the idiot!

A blogger from the old town posted an entry called ‘Spot the Idiot’ a day or so ago… that helped with today’s heading… you see, I’ve allowed myself to become a victim of the liquid Irish sunshine, namely… our spell of abominable weather… seems … Continue reading

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Dalkey Island… More Reminders…

The un-great bad weather spell is back with us… so, as promised… we’re on the Dalkey trail again. I’ve been doing some more internetting to gather information about Dalkey and the surrounds. I’ve already mentioned how last Sunday’s visit jolted the … Continue reading

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The Sun Does Shine!!

‘Stop telling God how big your storm is. Instead, tell the storm how big your God is!’ The sun illuminates the raised flag… symbolic? As mentioned yesterday… I was lucky to find parking at this spot… right opposite the harbour … Continue reading

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