Tag Archives: Dun Laoghaire

Beaches – Ailsa’s WTT

Beaches? Beaches! Yes, beaches. That’s what Alisa expects to see today. All good and well if you live in the tropics, or even the sub-tropics or along the Med or some other temperate area of the world. But beaches in … Continue reading

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Dublin Street Views – Poolbeg Chimneys

Sallyann sparked this idea… why not show you these two from as many different locations as possible? My GLW has accused me in the past of having an unhealthy obsession with the twin stacks as some days they seem to feature in almost all the photos … Continue reading

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Dublin Beach Views… Sandymount Summers…

Seems we’re allowed one day of summer per month these days. Saturday was that day. No, wait… we’ve had one good one already, the day I walked stretch two… so, maybe we’re allowed 2 summer’s days per month… mmmm, I … Continue reading

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Dublin 360…

Yesterday we experienced extended periods of sunshine. What a change after the last few days of foul grey weather. But… as this is Dublin, the rain is never far away. The chilly wind helped the squalls along quite nicely… occasionally … Continue reading

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Dublin 360 – The Hills

Our last Dublin view, in a south-easterly direction, was out across the bay… Dun Laoghaire in the distance. Now we swing further to the south. The Dublin Mountains are the prominent feature. In my book, the term ‘mountain’ is a bit … Continue reading

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Dublin 360 – Beach, Bay and Buildings…

If we take up the show from where we last left off… a view over the beginnings of the Dublin Bay and Sandymount Beach and swing further right we’ve rotated past the 90 degree east mark… we’re now looking out toward … Continue reading

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Trim Castle… and Surrounds

As mentioned in Sunday’s post… I went off to Trim to try and sort out a few issues… 😉 I then spent a few minutes walking around the town, the Castle and area around the Yellow Tower. The first thing of note … Continue reading

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Curls on the Beach…

While out strolling on Saturday afternoon in the Sandymount area I found this sculpture on the beachfront… well, it’s so large it finds you… a bit of a beacon for the walkers along the promenade… Two plaques and an additional … Continue reading

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