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Hawk Cliff in Dalkey will become Ireland’s first official nude beach

Usually a trip to an Irish beach requires putting on more clothes rather than taking them all off. 416 more words



Some of the first settlers of Dalkey were around as long ago as 4500BC, but in the 8th century it was the Vikings who set up a settlement. 384 more words


Dublin: day 3

On this day, we decided to go for some walking alongside the coast. We took the DART at Connolly station and drove all the way to Greystones. 395 more words


BACKSTORY: Dalkey Drama

Foul weather reminds me of how much I revel being outdoors, if by the sea, in a good old fashioned Irish storm.

While living in Dalkey, just outside of Dublin, anytime there was a strong storm I would often head outside with my camera to face the incredibly windy Irish Sea air and sideways blowing rain. 63 more words


#OTD in 1920 – The Siege of Tralee: Ten people die in a day and night of violence in Co Kerry.

“When the hills were bleedin’
And the rifles were aflame
To the rebel homes of Kerry,
The Saxon strangers came,
But the men who dared the Auxies… 1,225 more words

Irish History

A little more Love for Ireland

Congratulations to The Almost Boyfriend by Christina Benjamin. The novel claimed two awards for best Young Adult fiction novel and best Romance novel at the last weekend. 81 more words

Christina Benjamin

In the middle of the bay: Dalkey Castle

Two perspectives of a town.

Nando’s perspective:

It turns out that the most vibrant visitor attraction in Dalkey city is its castle, a great place to learn a bit about the history of Dublin and Ireland and, for nature lovers the perfect place to relax in uncontaminated landscapes. 257 more words