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RUBBISH

DEPRESSING TO SEE SO MUCH LITTER IN THE WATER GRAND CANAL SQUARE

I have to admit that the photograph was a failure so I cropped in and concentrated on the debris in the water which did attract my attention but it was not the intended subject.

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DRURY STREET

DRURY STREET - MUCH OF THE PEDESTRIANISATION MAY BE REVERSED POST COVID

Drury Street is a popular shopping street in Dublin and it has many restaurants and cafes. Back in 1990s my sister operated a number of clothes shops and all her wholesale suppliers were based on the street but many have relocated because of a lack of street parking.

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SMITHFIELD AREA OF DUBLIN

SMITHFIELD PLAZA - ALSO KNOWN AS SMITHFIELD SQUARE OR SMITHFIELD MARKET

Towards the end of 2020 Dublin City Council decided that it would be a good idea to turn Smithfield into an outdoor plaza full of dining opportunities so that people could eat outside and continue to support the businesses in the area.

Third Space, Boojum, Oscar’s, ...

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TU COLLEGE CAMPUS

BROADSTONE GATE NOT YET OPERATIONAL - NEW ENTRANCE TO TU CAMPUS AT GRANGEGORMAN

The was supposed to be operational by the end of last month but all building work has been suspended because of health emergency restrictions.

The Broadstone Gate will provide a key access to the Grangegorman site once complete and is being developed as ...

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HOTEL AND PUB

CLARKE'S CITY ARMS PUB AND CITY ARMS HOTEL HOTEL ON PRUSSIA STREET - FREQUENTED BY JAMES JOYCE

Number 55 on Prussia Street was formerly the City Arms Hotel, previously it was the home of the Jameson family, the well known distillers. I am not sure if the pub was in fact associated with the hotel.

James Joyce frequented the City Arms ...

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STREETS OF DUBLIN

A WALK ALONG CLONLIFFE ROAD DUBLIN 3

When I was young I kept adding "e" to words but now I am doing the opposite ... I have just noticed that I have managed to write Clonliffe as Clonliff in a number of posts over the last few days. I have seen the Clonliff elsewhere but it would appear that Clonliffe is the current spelling.

Clonliffe ...

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DRUMCONDRA AREA OF DUBLIN

CLONLIFFE GARDENS DRUMCONDRA

Connecting Distillery Road to Clonliffe Road.

When I was young I kept adding "e" to words but now I am doing the opposite ... I have just noticed that I have managed to write Clonliffe as Clonliff in a number of posts over the last few days. I have seen the Clonliff elsewhere but it would appear ...

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STREETS OF DUBLIN

RUSSELL STREET WHERE BRENDAN BEHAN GREW UP

According to Brendan Behan when describing Russell Street, where he grew up, young girls ashamed of their homes would walk miles out of their way so as not to let others know where they lived.

Behan was born in the inner city of Dublin at Holles Street Hospital [where I was born] on 9 February ...

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THE STREETS OF DUBLIN

GREAT DENMARK STREET IN DUBLIN - ON A REALLY WET DAY

The one advantage of using an iPhone 12 Pro Max is that it is much more weather proof than my Sony A7RIV.

Great Denmark Street is a street in Dublin, Ireland. It leads to Mountjoy Square, is crossed by Temple Street/Hill Street, and is part of Gardiner's Row. The area was largely ...

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DISTILLERY ROAD IN DRUMCONDRA

DISTILLERY ROAD OFF CLONLIFF ROAD WAS THE HOME OF OF THE JONES ROAD DISTILLERY

This road could be described as being in Drumcondra or Clonliff.

The Dublin Whiskey Distillery Company Jones Road Distillery also known as the D.W.D. Distillery, Jones Road, or just Jones Road Distillery, was one of the six great Irish whiskey distilleries ...

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MEMORIAL

MEMORIAL ON DORSET STREET - PEADAR KEARNEY

Peadar Kearney (12 December 1883 – 24 November 1942) was an Irish republican and composer of numerous rebel songs. In 1907 he wrote the lyrics to A Soldier's Song (Amhrán na bhFiann), now the Irish national anthem. He was the uncle of Irish writers Brendan Behan, Brian Behan, and Dominic Behan.

Kearney ...

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SHOPPING CENTRE

PHIBSBOROUGH SHOPPING CENTRE MAY BE REDEVELOPED AS A CO-LIVING COMPLEX

This shopping centre was 50 years old in 2019 and the eight storey tower block with was an afterthought. The original plan was for shops only.

The owners of Dublin’s Phibsborough shopping centre are seeking to redevelop the 1960s complex, long regarded as an eyesore, ...

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PHIBSBOROUGH

SHANDON ROAD IN PHIBSBOROUGH DUBLIN

Shandon is a small collection of roads on Dublin's Northside within the district of Phibsboro. It consists of 3 terraces of Edwardian (Victorian style) houses along the banks of the Royal Canal, built around 1926.

The area was expanded in 1952 by the addition of a terrace of concrete houses, Shandon ...

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STREETS OF DUBLIN

HOLLYBANK ROAD WHERE KATE ISABEL HAMPTON THE FIRST TELEPHONE OPERATOR LIVED

Every street and building in Dublin has an associated story, sometimes many, I you look hard enough. Of course the stories may not be true

Even though I lived on Carlingford Road which runs parallel to Hollybank Road I found it difficult to say about the street ...

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IPHONE 12 PRO MAX

I have noticed that if there is reflected light I have lens flare issues when using the iPhone 12 Pro Max. See the reflection from the car mirror ... in this instance the source of the problem is obvious but sometimes the source is not obvious and often the resulting image is unusable.

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT

MY LEAST FAVOURITE BUS STOP EVER

When I lived in Carlingford Road this was my local bus stop and I hated it. Unless you have used it you may not appreciate what the problem is. The bus shelter is positioned in such a way that one cannot see an approaching bus until it has actually passed the stop. On a wet day the stop is very badly exposed ...

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DRUMCONDRA

CRAWFORD AVENUE IS A VERY WIDE STREET IN DRUMCONDRA

Crawford Avenue connects Iona Road to Hollybank Road Road and in my opinion this area of Drumcondra is very attractive and there are many parks and facilities nearby. I do not know why the road is so wide,

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HOSTEL

BACK LANE HOSTEL [MORE THAN 100 YEARS IN OPERATION]

Back Lane hostel is a 62-bed accommodation service with a well-deserved reputation for providing good quality accommodation, food and support for homeless men in Dublin. The project provides direct access, emergency and short-term accommodation on a six-month basis for 44 single homeless ...

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VICTORIA QUAY

PAINT-A-BOX STREET ART NEAR HEUSTON STATION - VICTORIA QUAY

I was a bit surprised to discover that there is a Victoria Quay in Dublin as most references to Queen Victoria have disappeared over the last hundred years. Victoria Quay features the outer walls to the Guinness complex and served as an entrance from the south quays to the brewery, ...



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