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IRELAND - Dublin

Location - Western Europe; Capital - Dublin; Population - 4.5 million; Currency - Euro

Just before I went to Libya, I popped over to Dublin for a weekend in September 2007.


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ire1116th century Trinity College is Ireland's oldest university - Dublin $600 Bonus  


ire4Graduates' Memorial Building, Trinity College, Dublin



ire6Looking through the Campanile towards the main entrance, Trinity College, Dublin



















ire7Sphere within Sphere sculpture, Trinity College, Dublin. There's also one in the Vatican.















ire12Inside St Stephen's Green shopping centre, Dublin



ire15St Stephen's Green is a good place for a stroll, Dublin


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ire18The Grand Canal is south of Dublin's centre















ire19The Grand Canal, Dublin
















ire20Offices overlooking the Grand Canal in Dublin



ire22Merrion Square is a colourful park - Dublin















ire24St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin














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ire25Garda Siochana Museum (left) and the Chapel Royal (right) are part of the 13th century Dublin Castle - Dublin



ire26Sitting down in Dubh Linn Garden, Dublin Castle. Dubh Linn translates as Dark Pool - Dublin



ire30Made from Irish whiskey and cream - Dublin















ire32Cafes and pubs alongside the Liffey River, Dublin















ire34Dublin's Temple Bar is packed with pubs and bars



ire41The Temple Bar, Dublin



ire43Portraits on a Temple Bar wall, Dublin
















ire44A Saturday night out in Temple Bar, Dublin
















ire45The Liffey River, Dublin



ire47The Liffey River runs through the centre of Dublin



ire50Dublin's General Post Office was the site of the 1916 Easter Rising, where an armed rebellion was mounted against British rule


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ire54The Four Courts are home to the Irish legal profession - Dublin
















ire58Perfect partners - a drink with a newspaper - Dublin



ire59A staff entrance to Dublin's Guinness Brewery



ire62The Guinness Storehouse is an excellent guide to the black stuff, with a tasting session at the end - Dublin















ire61Looking through a waterfall at the Guinness Storehouse, Dublin
















ire67Sign opposite the Guinness Storehouse, Dublin



ire63The top floor of the Guinness Storehouse affords good views of Dublin



ire69Sweet Molly Malone, wheeling her barrow through streets broad and narrow, Dublin

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