Category Archives: Dublin

O’Connell Street/Cassidy’s Pub

The Garden of Remembrance Brexit is on every newscast this week. Still, we have no idea what will happen, or when. I toast my Dublin Writers’ Group, The Ink Slingers.  It was great to be back with you.  Frank (Francis), … Continue reading

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The Grand Canal, Portobello

I’m sure there’s more than one Grand Canal, but this one is just four doors down from my house, with George Bernard Shaw’s birthplace right around the corner.  I tried my best to sneak up on the swans, skulking behind … Continue reading

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Walking Dublin

Today’s walk took me back to Dublin Castle and to the History Festival.  These fushsia, namesake of my neighbor Jonathan’s daughter, were the largest blooms I’d ever seen. Next I came up to the corner of Kevin & Bride Street, … Continue reading

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Visit Dublin

Today’s walk took me up the road, in Warrenmount,  past the flower shop and St. Patricks Cathedral.  Flowers still bloom in gardens here. The spire of St. Patrick’s Cathedral points its nose above the shorter buildings. It’s said that Saint … Continue reading

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Exploring Dublin

Today’s visit is a quick one to the Chester Beatty Library, a place not to overlook when you’re in town, especially if you enjoy history. The library is adjacent to Dublin Castle. Outside the library, within the castle walls, is a … Continue reading

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Stroll on Grafton Street

  I’ve just arrived this morning.  After a short snooze I headed up to the Center of Dublin, and want to share the walk with you, via Camden Street. Folk who think lamb stew and spuds are what you eat … Continue reading

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