Tuesday, 2 May 2017

DUBLIN
IRELAND
 
FAMINE MEMORIAL
  
 
The Famine statues, in Custom House Quay in the Dublin Docklands, were presented to the City of Dublin in 1997.


 

These statues commemorate the Great Famine of the mid 19th century. During the famine approximately 1 million people died and a million more emigrated from Ireland, causing the island's population to fall by between 20% and 25%.



 
 
Striking sculptures depicting migrating sufferers of Ireland's Great Famine from 1845 to 1852.


 
 
 
1 Hawthorn Terrace, East Wall, Dublin 3, Ireland


DUBLIN
IRELAND
 
GALLERY
 
 
Ha'penny Bridge
 

 
Dublin Castle

 
Dublin City Council Offices

 
Dublin Castle

 
GUINNESS Building

 
Daglish Bridge

 
The Wellington Monument

 
The Custom House

 
Parnell Monument

 
Molly Malone Statue

 
Gogarty's Bar

 
The Point

 
Se├ín O'Casey Bridge 
 
 
 
 THE DUBLIN PASS TRAVEL CARD

The Dublin Pass is a sightseeing city card which allows visitors to experience everything Dublin has to offer whilst saving both time and money. The Dublin Pass includes free entry to over 25 top attractions, monuments and museums, as well as wide range of additional discounts and dining offers. 

What’s included?

  • Free entry to over 25 of Dublin’s most popular attractions, sights and landmarks
  • Free Hop on Hop off Bus Tour to discover Dublin's top attractions and landmarks with a 24hr ticket
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DUBLIN
IRELAND
 
LEPRECHAUN
 
 
Spotted in the Temple Bar area
May Bank Holiday 2017
 

 
 Last seen hugging Caroline!
 
 
 
In the heart of Dublin, somewhere between bars and buskers, not far off the tram, there is a small place of fun and magic.
Take a break from your serious self and step into the Otherworld.

Come on a voyage back to your childhood, bring back the memories and immerse yourself in a world of myth and legend.
We Irish are well known for our captivating storytelling. Filled with your imagination and guided by our Storytellers, you'll go on a fantastic adventure. Explore the spaces, listen to the stories and learn about mythical Ireland. We dare you to have fun!

National
Leprechaun
Museum

JERVIS STREET, DUBLIN 1, IRELAND

http://www.leprechaunmuseum.ie/
DUBLIN
IRELAND

TEMPLE BAR

Temple Bar is an area on the south bank of the River Liffey in central Dublin, Ireland. The area is bounded by the Liffey to the north, Dame Street to the south, Westmoreland Street to the east and Fishamble Street to the west.
 



The Story Of Sir William Temple

Born 1555, Died 1627

In 1599, Sir William Temple, a renowned teacher and philosopher, entered the service of the Lord Deputy Of Ireland. In 1609 Temple was made Provost of Trinity College, Dublin and Master Chancery in Ireland and moved to this country.
Sir William Temple built his house and gardens on newly reclaimed land here on the corner of Temple Lane and the street called Temple Bar. In 1656, his son, Sir John Temple, acquired additional land, which with reclamation made possible by the building of a new sea wall, allowed the development of the area we now know as Temple Bar.
In the 17th century ‘Barr’ (later shortened to Bar) usually meant a raised estuary sandbank often used for walking on. Thus the river Liffey embankment alongside the Temple family’s plot became known as Temple’s Barr or simply Temple Bar. Later this evolved into the present thoroughfare connecting this whole area from Westmoreland Street to Fishamble Street.
 




 

 
 
 

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