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 ;-)

Guinness!

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

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Cloud reflections, Kilmainham

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

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Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin

Christ Church Cathedral.

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The Four Courts, Dublin

The Four Courts

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Ha'penny Bridge, Dublin

The Ha’penny Bridge

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Porter House, Temple Bar

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

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Window on to Eustace Street, Dublin

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

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O'Connell St.

Speeding down O’Connell Street

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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.

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Killiney Bay

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

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