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Stationary Grandeur

Standing resplendent, beside Dublin’s river Liffey, at a point where St.John’s Road West meets Victoria Quay, is the magnificent Heuston Station Building. Formerly known as Kingsbridge Station, the front of this impressive structure was designed in 1846 by English Architect … Continue reading

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A Towering Place

Folly, Clock Tower or Bell Tower are all terms I have so often heard used to describe the impressive sky line candy which suddenly looms into one’s field of vision at a strategic point along Tower Road in Dublin 15. … Continue reading

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A Hand on My Shoulder

Have you ever browsed in a book store, found a book that was interesting, purchased the book and when reading it discovered that it was more than interesting; that it was in fact a real treasure? I recently had such … Continue reading

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Dublin’s Phoenix Park – A National Treasure

This year – 2012, is the 350th anniversary of the opening of the Phoenix Park to the general public. The park was opened, for the first time in 1747 by the 4th Earl of Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope. According to … Continue reading

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