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  • Isitgoodbad
    Sheffield45 contributions
    What a fantastic building and exhibit! The staff are just wonderful! So welcoming and knowledgable. Offer help and kindness even when it is least expected. Worth making the effort to visit. Thank you Trinity College Dublin for being fabulous hosts! Highly recommended!
    Written 2 February 2023
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  • Janka K
    Brno, Czech Republic5,917 contributions
    This quarter is an iconic quarter for Dublin. You can find various types of entertainment, including drinking, museums, restaurants. Since this is a party quarter, you can see people drinking and continuing partying from the previous day. The biggest attraction is the bar at this quarter called The Temple Bar, which is full of people and it's almost must-have in Dublin.
    Written 14 January 2023
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  • Kalkan White
    Kalkan, Türkiye7,137 contributions
    If you like a bit of quality shopping, Grafton Street is the place to be. All the household names, designer brands & an upmarket department store. Don’t forget your credit card!
    Written 11 August 2021
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  • John L
    Grand Bend, Canada2,026 contributions
    Sadly, no tours were available when I visited in October, but the self-guided 'outdoor tour' was worth the visit. St Michans was founded in 1095. Bram Stoker allegedly visited the crypts, while another legend claims that Handel practiced on the pipe organ before his first performance of the Messiah. Not too sure about either claim, but I know I'd like to re-visit St Michans when the tours are operating again.
    Written 20 January 2023
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  • london057
    Dublin, OH455 contributions
    First of this is the Upper East Side of Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Second the neighbor is lovely. Third if I lived in Dublin and money was no object this where I would live . Lastly, you can’t go wrong with this neighborhood.
    Written 29 January 2023
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  • Travellerclass
    Farnham, UK953 contributions
    Busy Busy Busy!!! We can now appreciate all the completed tram lines etc that have been added and completed in O'Connell Street. It is a fantastic street which is very popular and is used very heavily by people and vehicles. This street is the heart and central hub of Dublin and I always remembered as a young man coming here and going to Clery's (Department Store) It is still there but closed and under refurbishment. It will be nice to see it in use again.
    Written 10 October 2022
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  • TWal1
    Canberra, Australia2,612 contributions
    There are numerous bridges that cross the River Liffey and this is one of the more aesthetically pleasing designs. Its cable arch shape resembles a harp which is somewhat appropriate. The bridge is relatively modern and is elegant.
    Written 15 November 2022
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  • JnVSydney
    Greater Sydney, Australia17,320 contributions
    Located within the lovely gardens of Merrion park, is this lovely statue, that the sculptor has captured the essence of the man.
    Written 16 September 2022
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  • June W
    Belfast, United Kingdom58 contributions
    Lovely Street with Arnotts being the highlight. Plenty of shops to choose from but unfortunately too hot to shop on one of the hottest days of the year in Dublin.
    Written 19 July 2021
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  • David D
    Devon, UK19,309 contributions
    Friday 29th July and we walked, the almost four kilometres to the to the very end of the Great South Wall where the iconic landmark, the Red Lighthouse, is situated at the mouth of the River Liffey.

    No matter if you are flying or sailing into Dublin this lighthouse is one of first sights to greet you.

    It was originally built in 1768 using granite and was operated using candles as the light source. It was updated to oil power in 1786.

    In 1820 it was re-designed and re-built in it's current form which stands 20 metres (66 feet) tall at the end of the South Wall. The red painted tower is cylindrical in shape with balcony and lantern at it's top.

    Today it is still operational and used as a navigation aid.

    There are some rather colourful murals painted on the walls of the buildings around the lighthouse.

    A most enjoyable walk to get here, however the wall does close during adverse weather conditions.

     
    Written 8 August 2022
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  • HowlnBubba
    Key Largo, FL1,449 contributions
    You gotta love Ireland's love affair with statues of celebrities - local and otherwise. Phil Lynott wasn't necessarily all that famous. Even some fans of Thin Lizzy might not know the name of their foounder, lead singer and songwriter. His songs are more famous than he is. Having said all this, I admire his work. At least he got a statue while not all Dubliners like U2 enough to memorialize them.
    Written 1 October 2019
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  • John L
    Grand Bend, Canada2,026 contributions
    The towering Spire on O'Connell Street was erected in 2000 to celebrate the city's millennium. I think it's supposed to represent reaching toward heaven, but I'm not really sure ... and noone I asked knew either. The locals are ambivalent ... to put it kindly ... christening the 120 m high, stainless street structure the 'Stiffy by the Liffey' among other unflattering names. At any rate, it's impossible to miss.
    Written 10 January 2023
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  • RebeccaWCarmel
    Carmel, IN197 contributions
    My husband stopped in here for a beer while walking around Dublin and had a great time. We did not eat so I cannot speak to the menu but the atmosphere was fun and the service was great! I recommend stopping in!
    Written 12 January 2023
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  • Jodi C
    46 contributions
    Great atmosphere and delicious cold Guinness on top. The pub was packed but we squeezed in, made friends, and had THE BEST Christmas ham and turkey dinner with all the fixings. Delicious.
    Written 21 December 2022
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  • motorcar1
    Dublin, Ireland8,061 contributions
    Smithfield Square is unrecognisable from what it was before the rejuvenation for the 21st century. I’m in the motor industry and I remember going to the Corporation Weight Bridge at the top of the square to get vans weighted to get them taxed. Today the old businesses and scrapyards are gone and it’s a beautiful cosmopolitan area with tourist attractions bars, restaurants, museums and a cinema plus lots of apartments
    Written 22 October 2020
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