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  • Historic Dublin Castle Ireland photos
    the conflagration buildings and adjoining walls were blown up to prevent the fire from reaching the State records gunpowder towers Dublin Castle circular garden Dublin Castle was once the seat of British colonial administration in Ireland repository of the Irish Crown Jewels until their theft in 1907 It was formally handed over to the new Irish Republic s administration in December 1921 with the signing of the Anglo Irish treaty

    Original URL path: http://www.irelandposters.com/dublin/dublin_castle_picture.html (2016-05-02)
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  • Drimnagh Castle, medieval Irish castle images
    owners the Hatch family to the Christian Brothers who established a school nearby A major restoration project was undertaken in 2000 with government assistance through the FAS training agency many of the medieval castle s original interior and exterior features including the 17th century gardens have since been restored View of Drimnagh castle restored 17th century gardens The interior of Drimnagh Castle featured in the John Boorman movie Excalibur in

    Original URL path: http://www.irelandposters.com/dublin/drimnagh_castle_dublin_ireland.html (2016-05-02)
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  • Luas & vintage Dublin tram images
    dating from 1859 is to the left It s now a restaurant 1n 1959 was auctioned for 67 500 after being closed down as a railway station in 1958 The new LUAS trams follow a similar route to the old railway line extending to the Churchtown Dartry Sandyford suburbs of South Dublin The city s last electric tram service to Howth was closed in 1944 The trams had been a

    Original URL path: http://www.irelandposters.com/luas/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Ha'penny Bridge, River Liffey Dublin Ireland
    s trade union group SIPTU in the background The oldest pedestrian bridge over the Liffey The Ha penny Bridge dates from 1816 when a toll of a half penny was charged for crossing Dublin Ireland Photograph irelandposters All rights reserved Autumn evening view of the Ha penny bridge River Liffey which flows through Dublin City with Liberty Hall the Customs House Dome visible in background Ha penny Bridge Dublin photographic

    Original URL path: http://www.irelandposters.com/dublin/halfpenny_bridge.html (2016-05-02)
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  • Phoenix Park Dublin, Wellington Monument
    including the defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo in 1815 The monument s foundation stone was laid in 1817 though a lack of funding delayed its completion until 1861 Born Arthur Wellesley in 1769 at Mornington House 24 Upper Merrion Street Wellington was also the inventor of the famous water resistant boot named after him The Papal Cross Phoenix Park Dublin The Cross which was built for the visit by the

    Original URL path: http://www.irelandposters.com/dublin_city/phoenix_park/index.html (2016-05-02)
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  • Saint Patrick's Cathedral Dublin Ireland
    century Jonathan Swift author of Gullivers Travels was Dean of Saint Patrick s between 1713 1745 Later that century the steeple height was extended and the spire added to the structure It is 200ft high When during the 19th century extensive renovations were undertaken between 1860 1865 a Celtic Cross marking the location of St Patrick s Holy Well was discovered Guinness Brewery founder Benjamin Lee Guinness 1798 1868 contributed

    Original URL path: http://www.irelandposters.com/dublin/saint_patricks_cathedral.html (2016-05-02)
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  • Saint Stephen's Church, Mount Street Dublin photograph
    houses to the right The building on Mount Street Crescent dates from 1821 named then as St Peter s Chapel of Ease It was designed by John Bowden has featured as a background for many Irish made movies With its distinctive clock tower and columns it s known locally as the Pepper Canister church Saint Stephen s Church Mount Street Dublin Photograph irelandposters com All rights reserved Images of Thomas

    Original URL path: http://www.irelandposters.com/dublin/mount_street.html (2016-05-02)
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  • Royal Hospital, Kilmainham Dublin Ireland photographs
    influenced by Les Invalides in Paris the architect was Sir William Robinson He was appointed Surveyor General by Lord Berkley in 1670 At the time of it s construction the Hospital Grounds were part of the nearby Phoenix Park View of Royal Hospital building Original Dublin photographs irelandposters all rights reserved The grounds of the Royal Hospital comprise 48 acres the gardens were set out in the early 18th century

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