Archive for April 17th, 2012

April 17, 2012

A trip to the ‘Big Smoke’.

During the recent Easter Holiday, we had a day out in Dublin, hopping on and off the open-top bus on a tour of Ireland’s second city (after Cork ;-)


Every great city of the world has its place of pilgrimage…


Cloud reflections, Kilmainham

Just an office building in Kilmainham, but I liked the reflections…


Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin

Christ Church Cathedral.


The Four Courts, Dublin

The Four Courts

Ha'penny Bridge, Dublin

The Ha’penny Bridge

Porter House, Temple Bar

The Porter House, Temple Bar (a regular haunt in times past)

Window on to Eustace Street, Dublin

View on to Eustace Street from ‘the Ark‘ (a children’s cultural centre)

O'Connell St.

Speeding down O’Connell Street

Ha'penny Bridge Beggar lady :-(

I debated with myself whether or not to include this photo.  I have included it, even though (or perhaps because) I find it heart breaking.


Killiney Bay

View of Killiney Bay (taken from the DART), with the ‘Little Sugar Loaf’ and the ‘Great Sugar Loaf’ mountains in the background.