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DALKEY, IRELAND - July, 1998

A busy day in Dalkey, County Dublin, Ireland, July, 1998.  I have always wondered if the second and third stories were part of the original building or added on at a later date.   10 more words


Five Free Things to Do in Dublin, Ireland (So You Can Have More Pints)

In June, I finished up a road trip through Ireland with two and half days in Dublin. One thing I love about cities is despite the fact that most people think it means more expensive tourist activities, I think it means more opportunity for free activities! 695 more words


Irish Kayakers - Bulloch Harbour, Dalkey, County Dublin, July, 1998

The tide was out and the kayakers were leaving Bulloch Harbour in Dalkey, County Dublin, Ireland.


The cost of a smile.

Yesterday I had the most expensive chocolate biscuit cake in the world. Yes you read that correctly. It cost €800. I’ll do the maths for you, that is $880.82 American dollars £563.83 pounds sterling and a whopping $1,205.53 Australian dollars! 981 more words


VIEW FROM DALKEY ISLAND - Dalkey, County Dublin, Ireland

This photo was probably taken in the 1950’s and looks toward the shoreline of Dalkey from Dalkey Island.  The largest and tallest building about a third of the way from the left is Loreto Abbey, which is now a school for girls.  33 more words


The Beach and Promenade at Tramore, County Waterford, Ireland

Here is an image, obviously taken in summer, of the Beach and Promenade at Tramore, County Waterford, Ireland.  I would guess it’s from the 40’s or 50’s.


Diamonds are forever.

This day last week was special, and I missed it. I was on holidays, offline. It was the only time in ten days I felt compelled to write, so I wrote this on July 23rd using pen and paper. 573 more words