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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

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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

Photography

#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

Ireland

Seaside on Sunday


My plans were noble for this Sunday. I was going to visit the Irish Jewish Museum on the South Circular Road. Sadly, by the time I had pulled myself together it was already 3pm – and almost closing time. 260 more words

Dinner - Wanderlust, Dalkey

The other day I paid a visit to Wanderlust in Dalkey with a few of my girlfriends for a going away dinner. I had heard loads of great things about it and I had been really looking forward to trying it out for myself. 508 more words

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