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Dublin Alphabet – L for Liffey

OK… some of you may say a river can’t be included in my alphabet but it is as much an attraction in the city as many of the other features. I’m reminded of a bit of wall art on a … Continue reading

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Dublin Alphabet – J for Jeanie Jonhston

This replica famine ship is moored at Custom House Quay as this is where most of the famine ship voyages to the Americas began. The ship is currently undergoing renovation work so there is scaffolding all over the stern area… … Continue reading

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Dublin Alphabet – E for East Link Bridge

Not the prettiest of constructions but very important and very functional. This is the bridge closest to Dublin Port and the sea. Here, the Liffey leaves the city and makes it’s way to the Irish Sea. The bridge is a … Continue reading

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My March Dublin Alphabet…

I’ve been looking at the prospects of doing a Dublin Alphabet for quite a while. March is ideal as it allows twenty six days plus a few more for other posts, like the weekly photo challenges. Dublin has so many … Continue reading

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St Patrick Church

Many years ago… when I didn’t know the Ringsend area of Dublin at all, this church featured in my first novel. Why? Because it is close to the Dublin Port and the novel has a historical link with the area … Continue reading

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Land Meets Water – Water Meets Land

This week Ailsa’s travel challenge really offers us  an opportunity to delve into the archives and show photos that we may have neglected. Land meets water. Ireland is surrounded by water and rainfall plays an important part in life here. … Continue reading

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Sunday Stroll – aka Blog Hopping!

Have you ever stopped for a brief while at the point where you are about to hit “like”? Do you occasionally look to see if you recognise other avatars? Well, I was doing it the other day when a random … Continue reading

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Monday Moves!

Ah yes, it’s that time of the week again! Off to work, or play, we go! Moving here, moving there. It has to be done, if we stayed put at home life would be boring, would it not? This was … Continue reading

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