Historic Walking Areas in Dublin

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Historic Walking Areas in Dublin

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  • Berend H
    Hoogeveen, The Netherlands5 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice street with lots of shops, pubs, restaurants, live music, history, bustour starts, hop on hop off buses. Even the tramway is running here.
    Written 27 January 2024
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  • weeezoo
    Woking, UK572 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Right at the heart of Dublin shopping district not too far from the famous Grafton Street. Not a lot of shops inside but it's worth a look as it's something different.
    Written 19 January 2024
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  • David D
    Devon, UK20,511 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Friday 29th July and we walked from the Shelleybanks beach, near the base of the two iconic red and white chimneys and disused power station, along this wall at the mouth of the River Liffey.

    It took us forty-five minutes to walk from one end to the other. It is roughly a 4 kilometre walk (just under two and a half miles).

    The construction of the wall was completed in 1795 and it was at one time the longest in the world

    Roughly half way along the wall we passed the former base of the Half Moon Swimming and Waterpolo Club. Some brave people were braving the windy and cool conditions and swimming in the sea as we walked by here.

    From the wall there are the most wonderful panoramic views across Dublin Bay from Howth to Dalkey Island, Bray, Wicklow and beyond. We were also able to see the boats and ferries manoeuvre their way along the river in and out of the Port.

    We could also see some notable landmarks such as the Aviva Stadium, Bray Head, Dublin and Wicklow Mountains. We are convinced that we also saw Croke Park in the distance.

    At the very end of the Wall is the iconic Poolbeg Lighthouse, the Red Lighthouse a major feature of Dublin Bay.

    The massive stones used to construct the wall, which came from the quarries at Dalkey, were a bit uneven in places, so would recommend wearing sturdy footwear.

    It was a bit blustery and overcast when we walked along here. It is closed when there are high winds and rough seas

    There are signs about the place asking that visitors take their rubbish away with them, sadly not everyone complied.
    Written 9 August 2022
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  • Margo37
    Dublin, Ireland701 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Tailor's Hall entrance is now moved to High Street, not Back Lane, where in the distant past we used to go to the banquets. Now the basement is opened and converted to a bar serving food to which we went to this week.
    The old historic buildings are very interesting and in the basement there are long tables and benches and a row of tables for two down the middle.
    We had fish chowder with a little soda bread, and followed that by Irish Coffees. We enjoyed it and it was lovely to see the building open again.
    Staff were enthusiastic and helpful,
    It is a good place for lunch when you are up around Christ Church, with walking distance from the city centre
    Written 4 March 2023
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