Martello Tower No. 7 – Killiney

Open House Dublin was on from 7-9th October. I managed to visit 2 properties this year – Government Buildings and Martello Tower Number Seven, Killiney Hill Road. The Government Buildings tour was very interesting, but unfortunately no photos were allowed...

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“Winter Wonderland” – Crosthwaite Park

Well, like everyone else, we’ve been having the same cold and snowy weather here in Dun Laoghaire. Here are a few photos taken in Crosthwaite Park, during the recent snowfalls. I’ve already used some of them for my custom Christmas Cards, which I get...

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Dalkey – Street Art

Well, Dalkey is not exactly renowned for street art. However, I saw the image below in an alley just off the main street in Dalkey. I thought it was interesting, and took a quick shot using my cameraphone. I afterwards discovered that the artist – Solus –...

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Barry Flanagan Hares in Dublin

This is just a few fun photos I took a while ago in Dublin. There was an exhibition of Barry Flanagan’s hares from O’Connell Bridge to Parnell Square. The first two show Liberty Hall in the background. The hares are now gone – and Liberty Hall...

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The Irish Yeast Co

One of the last old shopfronts around the centre of Dublin. Set up in the 1890s and still going. Apart from selling yeast (surprise), it’s main business is selling wedding cake and icing equipment (as you can see from the...

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Finn’s Hotel

  I was surprised to see this sign still here – albeit, a little faded. The sign is on Nassau Street, at the end of the block containing the Dental Hospital. It overlooks the railings and playing fields of Trinity College. Of course the hotel itself no...

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