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SANDYCOVE and DUN LAOGHAIRE, County Dublin Ireland, post-1922

Yesterday I posted an old photo which was north of this photo.  It showed the “Kingstown” beach and looked south toward these “baths” and Sandycove.  You can generally date the images as pre-1922 and post-1922 because when Ireland became independent from the UK in 1922, Kingstown became Dun Laoghaire.  62 more words

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James Joyce (Martello) Tower, Sandycove, County Dublin, Ireland

This is a postcard photo taken by P. O’Toole of the John Hinde Studios.    That’s the round Martello Tower which is now the James Joyce Museum (he lived there for about four days at one time).  53 more words

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1830's Terrace Houses - Sandycove, County Dublin, Ireland - 2000

These terrace houses were built in the 1830’s and are located in the small little village of Sandycove (Glasthule) in South County Dublin (and just north of the village of Dalkey).  34 more words

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THE FORTY FOOT - Sandycove, County Dublin, Ireland

A view of Dubin Bay from the Forty Foot bathing place and cove, Sandycove, County Dublin, Ireland.  Photo by Enda Kavanagh.

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Man and Dog at the Forty Foot

Enda Cavanagh is an Irish photographer who had an exhibition of his work at the Copper House Gallery in Dublin last year.  A friend send me the booklet that was published along with the showing.  28 more words

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Hiking to Sandycove: A Questionable 25km decision.

I am inherently terrible at moderation, I tend to be all in or nothing at all. In life this has both served me very well (I tend to be very good at what I chose to do), and very poorly (sometimes you should probably show up to that Freshman seminar you hate, if you know, you want to pass). 935 more words

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KINGSTOWN/DUN LAOGHAIRE circa 1915 - County Dublin, Ireland

Until the time that Ireland became a republic, Dun Laoghaire was known as Kingstown.  It’s a port that has always been the ferry link between Holyhead, Wales in the UK and Ireland.  53 more words

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