Photos from Dublin

Dublin is officially known in Irish as Baile Įtha Clia or Įth Cliath (meaning town of the hurdled ford). The English name Dublin comes from the Irish Dubh Linn meaning black pool : a lake now covered that was connected to the Liffey was used by the Vikings to moor their ships. Originally founded as a Viking settlement, the town evolved into the Kingdom of Dublin and became the island's primary city after the Norman invasion.

customs house dublin

The Customs House relecting in the Liffey in the evening
(see more photos of reflections adnd more night photos)


Half Penny bridge

Dublin : the Half-Penny bridge at night
(more night photos)


trinity college

Entrance of Trinity College at night



Howth (very near Dublin)



Howth- view from the harbour



Footpath in the fog, Howth


aerial view of howth

Howth harbour from the plane before arriving at Dublin airport


dublin bay from above

Dublin bay from the plane (more views from the sky here)



Coliemore harbour in Dalkey, just south of Dublin
(see a painting from this photo)



In the Wicklow mountains





wicklow mountains

fields on hills in the Wicklows



Gorse in full bloom in the Wicklows



Newgrange : stone age passage tomb





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