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History / 16 December 2013

Dublin Bay 1761

This map shows the entrance to Dublin Bay as it was in 1761. Many bigger ships could not get into Dublin Bay at all as it was shallow with [...] (more)

Dublin Bay 1761
History / 12 November 2013

Butt Bridge

Butt Bridge spans the River Liffey and joins George’s Quay to Beresford Place and the north quays at Liberty Hall. The original bridge on [...] (more)

Butt Bridge
History / 7 November 2013

Dublin Port Diving Bell

The 19th Century diving bell located on Sir John Rogerson’s quay was designed in 1860 by the port engineer, Bindon Blood Stoney. The lower [...] (more)

Dublin Port Diving Bell
History / 25 October 2013

The Great South Wall & Poolbeg Lighthouse

Dublin Bay  had a long history  of troublesome sandbars obstructing the entrance to Dublin Port and was also subject to frequent squalls and [...] (more)

The Great South Wall & Poolbeg Lighthouse

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