Thursday, September 09, 2010

Dublin

Reflection, Georgian House

Detail, Building, Dublin
Reflection, Dublin
Heed the traffic
Dublin Bar
Georgian Doorway
Shamrock Streetlight, Dublin
Dublin Traffic
Wait

Doorway, James Joyce's Ulysses

View from Dublin Writer's Museum: the museum houses letters, books and other memorabilia of Ireland's greatest writers, including George Bernard Shaw, William Butler Yeats, Samuel Beckett, Jonathan Swift, Oscar Wilde, and James Joyce in a restored 18th century mansion.
View from top of Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol: an inside look at a jail which housed leaders of five rebellions, Kilmainham Gaol opened in 1796 and closed in 1924.
Kilmainham Gaol
Kilmainham Gaol
Trinity College: founded in 1592, the College is one of Ireland's foremost seats of learning. Writers Jonathan Swift (Gulliver's Travels), Oscar Wilde (The Picture of Dorian Gray), and Samuel Beckett (Waiting for Godot) attended Trinity College.
Trinity College Student
Ha'penny Bridge over Liffey River
National Library
Street Scene

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Trip to Ireland Summer 2010

Cad e mar ata tu? How are you?

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Our itinerary included:
  •  Trinity College
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral
  • Guinness Storehouse
  • Kilmainham Gaol
  • National Museum of Ireland
  • Old Jameson Distillery
  • Liffey River Cruise
  • Dublin Writers Museum
  • Book of Kells
  • James Joyce Centre
  • Abbey Theatre production of Sean O'Casey's The Plough and the Stars
  • Grafton Street
  • Dublin Literary Pub Crawl
  • Irish Music Pub Crawl
  • O'Connell Street Stroll
  • O'Connell Street Post Office
  • Georgian House
  • National Gallery
  • National Library - William Butler Yeats Exhibit
  • Hop on/Hop Off City Tour
Belfast
  • City Hall
  • Taxi Tour
  • Coiste Political Tour
  • Van Morrison Birthplace and Childhood Home
  • Cyprus Avenue
  • Opera House
  • Hop On/Hop Off Bus Tour
Outside of Dublin
  • Tour of Newgrange
  • Hill of Tara
  • Battle of Boyne
  • Wicklow Mountains
  • Howth 

Trip to Dublin and Beyond

Man vs. Purple Heather
Glendalough Monastery ruins from the 6th century
Glendalough Monastery ruins from the 6th century
St. Kevin's Celtic Cross at Glendalough
Newgrange Megalithic Passage Tomb
Entranceway, Newgrange Megalithic Passage Tomb
Stone, Newgrange
Newgrange Megalithic Passage Tomb
Smaller Tomb, Newgrange
Cows at rest, Glendalough

Coffee Shop Open, Newgrange
Newgrange

Mound of Hostages at the Hill of Tara
Irish Vista

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Belfast

Even a Fonzerelli in Ireland
Belfast's Grand Opera House
Homage to Peace
Belfast Corner
Belfast City Hall, which opened in 1906

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