Tag Archives: Leinster

Come Walking – Again!

On Tuesday, I took you for a walk along the Royal Canal… but, the aficionados won’t forgive me if I don’t take you for a meander along Leinster’s other great waterway. Yep, some say the Grand Canal is a much … Continue reading

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Path – Old to New!

Cheri’s challenge this week  rings all sorts of bells for me. Like Cheri, we have moved home… chosen a different path. No, we cannot say what lays ahead with certainty… no man has been given that privileged. Better so, says … Continue reading

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Narrow… as in Narrow Boat

It’s been a while since I last featured boats and canals. So… my first thought when this week’s challenge arrived was narrowboat or narrow boat, whichever you feel like choosing! I’m not gonna tell you about the history but basically … Continue reading

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Dublin Alphabet – P is for Poolbeg

Poolbeg, both the lighthouse and the two chimneys. Both iconic Dublin landmarks. I’ve done the odd post about the chimneys before. I’ve featured the lighthouse as well. Not too many moons ago the chimneys faced an uncertain future. There was … Continue reading

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April A to Z – Dopey Dozy Does Dublin!

And so he does! Yes, me… dopey, is going on a walk about.  I’m taking a leaf from Christina B’s book, blog… whatever. She’s gone with galleries to show off her letters for the challenge so for today (and possibly … Continue reading

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Dublin Alphabet – K for Kilcock?

OK… I’m taking serious liberties here. Kilcock is actually situated in Co Kildare… and Co Meath. But, and here’s my justification, it’s our home town… and it’s a dorm town along the commuter belt to Dublin. Does that justify it’s … 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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Dublin Alphabet – A for Aviva Stadium

Today I’ll begin the month’s series with the Aviva Stadium. This is the hope of Irish Rugby. Junior Son and I have seen South Africa play in the stadium… and loose! For many years the stadium was called Landsdown Road … Continue reading

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