Bodies of Water in Dublin

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Bodies of Water in Dublin

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  • StephenCross
    Dublin, Ireland18,476 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The River Liffy is the famous river that flows through the capital, Dublin. It flows thru to Dublin Port. You would not want to swim in it!
    Written 26 February 2024
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  • StephenCross
    Dublin, Ireland18,476 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    It’s a famous place in Sandycove where people of all ages go to swim pretty much every day of the year.
    Written 19 March 2020
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  • Arthur B
    6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This bay is the nicest bay I have ever visited. People told me it's architecture has been copied to build man made bays in other parts of the world? I can believe it. You must visit this wonderful part of Ireland.
    Written 26 August 2022
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  • ciog52
    Melbourne, Australia713 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    An interesting place for a stroll around. Very quiet spot and a real hidden gem.Used to be a reservoir for the north of the city and now a park. When i was there it was quiet with two park wardens walking around. It did not feel unsafe. There is a nice walk to the Grand Canal if exit at the rear of the park and turn right and walk through that park. If you turn left there is a kids playground. There is an interesting mix of houses in the area . Not the nicest area in Dublin but worth a visit if you are in the area
    Written 31 July 2018
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  • Gary
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Dodder holds a special place in my heart. It truly is an iconic location, made so by the presence of Max.
    Written 22 March 2022
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  • porterIreland
    Dublin, Ireland653 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had a gorgeous walk along the Royal Canal today, starting by taking the train from Dublin to Maynooth and then walking back from Maynooth along the Royal Canal as far as Leixlip from where we took the train back to Dublin. We were lucky enough to come across a Crane on the canal bank and we were able to observe in close proximity. The weather was very favourable. It’s possible to walk all the way to Dublin and also to head the other way.
    Written 26 January 2020
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