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streetsofdublin · 3 months ago
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streetsofdublin · 4 months ago
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CHURCH OF THE SACRED HEART
The Church of the Sacred Heart, Arbour Hill, Dublin 7 was given the title “Church of the Defence Forces” in 1997, with the closure of Collins Barracks, which is located directly across the road from the Church.
CHURCH OF THE SACRED HEART AT ARBOUR HILL The Church of the Sacred Heart, Arbour Hill, Dublin 7 was given the title “Church of the Defence Forces” in 1997, with the closure of Collins Barracks, which is located directly across the road from the Church. Historically the location is of major significance, since in the grounds of Arbour Hill Church are buried the remains of the leaders who died in…
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streetsofdublin · 4 months ago
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HAROLDS CROSS ROAD ON A REALLY WET COLD DAY
Here in Ireland we are in level five lockdown and this time I am finding it difficult to comply with the rules. I have not seen any of my friends since March 2020 an am beginning to accept the possibility that I might not be able to meet them until 202
HAROLDS CROSS ROAD ON A REALLY WET COLD DAY – WOMEN’S CHRISTMAS Here in Ireland we are in a level five lockdown and this time I am finding it difficult to comply with the rules. I have not seen any of my friends since March 2020 an am beginning to accept the possibility that I might not be able to meet any of them until 2022. However, I am allowed to walk a distance of five kilometres from my…
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streetsofdublin · 4 months ago
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RADKUTSCHE MUSKETIERS HEAVY DUTY TRIKE
GreenAer has supplied An Post with a fleet of Radkutsche Musketiers heavy-duty electric trikes.
RADKUTSCHE MUSKETIERS HEAVY DUTY TRIKE NOW USED BY ANPOST Growth in E-bike use will drive down emissions and congestion GreenAer has supplied An Post with a fleet of Radkutsche Musketiers heavy-duty electric trikes. “An Post is ambitiously leading the way when it comes to the electrification of their fleet of delivery vehicles, re-thinking the way in which they operate and future-proofing…
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streetsofdublin · 4 months ago
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VICTORIAN UNDERGROUND TOILET BLOCK SOON TO BE A RESTAURANT
Initially I thought that it was an old monument or memorial but upon seeing the entrance I realised that it was an underground public toilet block.
VICTORIAN UNDERGROUND TOILET BLOCK SOON TO BE A RESTAURANT STILL DERELICT 6 JANUARY 2021 There are two separate entities – a small park and an underground public toilet. In November 2018 I read that this facility was to be restored as a cafe or restaurant and I also discovered that the area was locally known as the “Four Corners of Hell” because crossroad junction of Kevin Street, New Street…
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streetsofdublin · 4 months ago
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WOMEN'S CHRISTMAS - 6 JANUARY 2021
In Ireland, Little Christmas is also called Women's Christmas (Nollaig na mBan), and sometimes Women's Little Christmas
VIEWS OF CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL IN DUBLIN – WOMEN’S CHRISTMAS 6 JANUARY 2021 In Ireland, Little Christmas is also called Women’s Christmas (Nollaig na mBan), and sometimes Women’s Little Christmas. The tradition, still strong in Cork and Kerry, is so called because Irish men take on household duties for the day. Goose was the traditional meat served on Women’s Christmas. Some women hold parties…
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streetsofdublin · 4 months ago
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TU UNIVERSTIY CAMPUS
Technological University Dublin or TU Dublin is Ireland's first technological university, established on 1 January 2019, taking over all functions and operations of the three preceding institutions.
TU UNIVERSTIY CAMPUS – THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT AT GRANGEGORMAN Technological University Dublin or TU Dublin is Ireland’s first technological university, established on 1 January 2019, taking over all functions and operations of the three preceding institutions. The university was formed by the amalgamation of three existing institutes of technology in the Dublin area – Dublin Institute of…
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streetsofdublin · 4 months ago
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MY NAME IS NOT HAPPY NEW YEAR
While photographing this outdoor tennis table a little girl came up on a scooter and said "hello" … I said "Hello, Happy New Year" … she responded with "my name is not Happy New Year" and then she lost interest and promptly departed on her little scooter.
TABLE TENNIS ON CAMPUS MY NAME IS NOT HAPPY NEW YEAR While photographing this outdoor tennis table a little girl came up on a scooter and said “hello” … I said “Hello, Happy New Year” … she responded with “my name is not Happy New Year” and then she lost interest and promptly departed on her little scooter.
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streetsofdublin · 4 months ago
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LOWER GRANGEGORMAN
Filtering of through motor traffic was trialled during 2020 in Grangegorman after local residents sought the measure.
LOWER GRANGEGORMAN – JANUARY 2021 Filtering of through motor traffic was trialled during 2020 in Grangegorman after local residents sought the measure. The filtered permeability trial commenced on the morning of 6th July 2020. The trial includes the provision of a series of bollards and temporary planters placed on Grangegorman Lower, with appropriate signage and road markings. Dublin City…
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streetsofdublin · 4 months ago
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MANOR STREET
Stoneybatter, historically known as Bohernaglogh, is a neighbourhood of Dublin, Ireland, on the Northside of the city between the River Liffey, the North Circular Road, Smithfield Market, and Grangegorman. It is in the Dublin 7 postal district.
MANOR STREET – STONEYBATTER AREA OF DUBLIN Stoneybatter, historically known as Bohernaglogh, is a neighbourhood of Dublin, Ireland, on the Northside of the city between the River Liffey, the North Circular Road, Smithfield Market, and Grangegorman. It is in the Dublin 7 postal district. It is often referred to as Dublin’s “hipster quarter” and was in TimeOut magazine’s list of ’40 coolest…
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streetsofdublin · 4 months ago
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PRUSSIA STREET
Number 55 on Prussia Street was formerly the City Arms Hotel, previously it was the home of the Jameson family, the well known distillers
PRUSSIA STREET – STONEYBATTER AREA OF DUBLIN Number 55 on Prussia Street was formerly the City Arms Hotel, previously it was the home of the Jameson family, the well known distillers James Joyce frequented the City Arms Hotel when he lived in St. Peters Terrace in Phibsborough. and in Ulyssesit is mentioned a number of times. The ‘Joycean’ characters Leopold and Molly Bloom lived in room number…
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streetsofdublin · 4 months ago
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HALLIDAY ROAD AND THE STREETS OFF HALLIDAY ROAD
Apart from the striking artisan dwellings, the area is also known for the prominent Viking street names. For example, there is Viking Road, Olaf Road, Thor Place, Sitric Road, Norseman Place, Ard Ri Road, Malachi Road, Ostman Place, Ivar Street, etc.
HALLIDAY ROAD AND THE STREETS OFF HALLIDAY ROAD – STONEYBATTER AREA OF DUBLIN Apart from the striking artisan dwellings, the area is also known for the prominent Viking street names. For example, there is Viking Road, Olaf Road, Thor Place, Sitric Road, Norseman Place, Ard Ri Road, Malachi Road, Ostman Place, Ivar Street, Sigurd Road and Harold Road. At the time of the Norman invasion, the…
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streetsofdublin · 4 months ago
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BEN EDAIR ROAD - HALLIDAY ROAD - HAROLD ROAD
Apart from the striking artisan dwellings, the area is also known for the prominent Viking street names.
THE VIKING AREA OF STONEYBATTER – BEN EDAIR ROAD – HALLIDAY ROAD – HAROLD ROAD Apart from the striking artisan dwellings, the area is also known for the prominent Viking street names. For example, there is Viking Road, Olaf Road, Thor Place, Sitric Road, Norseman Place, Ard Ri Road, Malachi Road, Ostman Place, Ivar Street, Sigurd Road and Harold Road. At the time of the Norman invasion, the…
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streetsofdublin · 4 months ago
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THIS IS COWTOWN BY JOSEPH O'CONNOR
The last time I photographed this was with an iPhone XR and I was not happy with the results as there was a lot of annoying lens flare. This time I used an iPhone 12 Pro Max and the result was much better.
THIS IS COWTOWN BY JOSEPH O’CONNOR … PAINT-A-BOX STREET ART ON MANOR STREET PHOTOGRAPHED JANUARY 2021 The last time I photographed this was with an iPhone XR and I was not happy with the results as there was a lot of annoying lens flare. This time I used an iPhone 12 Pro Max and the result was much better. I first heard the expression “cowtown” four or five years ago but I did not, at the time,…
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streetsofdublin · 4 months ago
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EGGING PASSING TRAMS AND PEDESTRIANS
Egging is the act of throwing eggs at people or property. The eggs are usually raw, but can be hard-boiled or rotten.
EGGING PASSING TRAMS AND PEDESTRIANS – NEW YEAR FUN WAS HAD BY SOMEONE Years ago my sister paid for my new “interview suit” and the first time I wore it someone dropped a number of eggs on me and when I arrived for the interview I was in such a mess that they refused to proceed with the interview and they never contacted me again. The next day I brought the suit to my local cleaners and two days…
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streetsofdublin · 4 months ago
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THE HEART OF STONEYBATTER
The iosk houses the defibrillator which can deliver a life-saving electric shock to a victim of cardiac arrest. The installation is located on Aughrim St. at Stoneybatter Green and is the first in Dublin to be established by the Heart of Ireland project
THE HEART OF STONEYBATTER – PAINT-A-BOX STREET ART PLUS A REPURPOSED PHONE KIOSK This is a great idea. The phone kiosk houses the defibrillator which can deliver a life-saving electric shock to a victim of cardiac arrest. The installation is located on Aughrim street at Stoneybatter Green and is the first in Dublin to be established by the Heart of Ireland project. When you approach the…
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streetsofdublin · 4 months ago
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YELLOW BUG
The Volkswagen Beetle (also sold as the Volkswagen Käfer, Volkswagen Coccinelle, Volkswagen Maggiolino, Volkswagen Fusca in some countries) is a small family car manufactured and marketed by Volkswagen
YELLOW BUG – VW BEETLE PARKED ON MANOR STREET IN STONEYBATTER The Volkswagen Beetle (also sold as the Volkswagen Käfer, Volkswagen Coccinelle, Volkswagen Maggiolino, Volkswagen Fusca in some countries) is a small family car manufactured and marketed by Volkswagen introduced in 2011 for the 2012 model year, as the successor to the New Beetle launched in 1997. It features a lower profile while…
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streetsofdublin · 4 months ago
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SEAN HEUSTON BRIDGE
Originally designed by George Papworth to carry horse-drawn traffic, the foundation stone was laid on 12 December 1827.
SEAN HEUSTON BRIDGE – NOW CARRIES TRAM AND PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC Seán Heuston Bridge is a cast-iron bridge spanning the River Liffey beside Heuston Station, Dublin. It was previously named King’s Bridge and Sarsfield Bridge – and the bridge and adjacent train station are still commonly referred to by older Dubliners as “Kings Bridge” and “Kings Bridge Station” respectively. Previously used for…
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streetsofdublin · 4 months ago
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HENRIETTA STREET AND IT'S DOORS
The street is a cul-de-sac, with the Law Library of King's Inns facing onto its western end. As of 2017, there are 13 houses on the street. One of these houses, 14 Henrietta Street, was opened as a museum in late 2018.
HENRIETTA STREET AND IT’S DOORS – AT THE BEGINNING OF 2021 New Year’s Day was my birthday so I did not bother to take any photographs but on the next day I decided to begin my 2021 programme by photographing the doors of Henrietta Street [I live here] using an Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max because this is the camera that I intend for much of 2021. I have already booked week long visits to Belfast,…
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streetsofdublin · 4 months ago
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FIRST DAFFODILS OF THE YEAR
When I was young Irish daffodil season was between March and late April however at the beginning of January there were many seen a Grangegorman University Campus
FIRST DAFFODILS OF THE YEAR HAPPY NEW YEAR 2021 When I was young Irish daffodil season was between March and late April however at the beginning of January there were many seen a Grangegorman University Campus. I WANDERED LONELY AS A CLOUD BY WILLIAM WORDSWORTH I wandered lonely as a cloudThat floats on high o’er vales and hills,When all at once I saw a crowd,A host, of golden daffodils;Beside…
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