Ha’penny Bridge Dublin

The Ha’penny Bridge, known later on for a time as the Penny Ha’penny Bridge, and formally the Liffey Bridge, is a pedestrian bridge built in May 1816 over the River Liffey in Dublin, Ireland. Made of cast iron, the bridge was cast in Shropshire, England. Originally called the Wellington Bridge (after the Dublin-born Duke of …

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Irish Whiskey Museum Dublin

Irish whiskey is the fastest-growing spirit on the planet. At the Irish Whiskey Museum, we tell the true history of this famous spirit. In 2013, there were just four distilleries in operation and five visitor centers on the island of Ireland. Now, there are 24 operating distilleries with another 28 at various stages of preparation! …

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Kilmainham Gaol Dublin

When it was first built in 1796, Kilmainham Gaol was called the “New Gaol” to differentiate it from the old prison it was meant to replace– a noisome dungeon, just a few hundred metres from today site. It was formally called the County of Dublin Gaol, and was initially run by the Grand Jury for …

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National Botanic Gardens Dublin

The National Botanic Gardens (https://bathroomrenovationdublin.ie/) is a botanical garden, situated in Glasnevin, 5 km north-west of Dublin city centre, Ireland. The 19.5 hectares are located in between Glasnevin Cemetery and the River Tolka where it forms part of the river’s floodplain. The gardens were founded in 1795 by the Dublin Society (later on the Royal …

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Phoenix Park Dublin

The Phoenix Park is an urban park in Dublin, Ireland, lying 2 – 4 km west of the city centre, north of the River Liffey. Its 11 km border wall encloses 707 hectares (1,750 acres); it is among the biggest enclosed leisure spaces within any European capital city. It consists of big areas of grassland …

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Dublin Castle

Dublin Castle (https://bathroomrenovationdublin.ie/) was first established as a significant protective work by Meiler Fitzhenry on the orders of King John of England in 1204, at some point after the Norman invasion of Ireland in 1169, when it was commanded that a castle be developed with strong walls and good ditches for the defence of the …

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Guinness Storehouse Dublin

The building in which the Storehouse lies was constructed in 1902 as a fermentation plant for the St. James’s Gate Brewery (yeast is added to the brew). It was developed in the style of the Chicago School of Architecture and was the very first multi-storey steel-framed building to be built in Ireland. The building was …

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Dublin Zoo

The Royal Zoological Society of Dublin (https://bathroomrenovationdublin.ie/) was established at a conference held at the Rotunda Medical Facility on 10 May 1830 and the zoo, then called the Zoological Gardens Dublin, was opened to the general public on 1 September 1831. The animals, 46 mammals and 72 birds, were donated by London Zoo. Initial lodge …

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EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

EPIC is a privately owned museum, established by Neville Isdell, previous chairman and President of The Coca-Cola Company, who was born in County Down. During 2015, an advisory group was put together to seek advice from on the development of EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. In Might 2016, EPIC was formally opened by former President …

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