Dublin pictures. Street scenes from the capital of the Republic of Ireland.
Temple Bar (and the pub of the same name), the entertainment district of Dublin
Mounted member of the Irish police, the Garda
On the campus of the Trinity College (officially called simply the Provost, Fellows and Scholars of the College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth near Dublin)
May cause death - bus timetable in Dublin
The wall of one of Dublin's most subtle sex shops
Not to worry!
Booze 2 Go - a pretty straightforward off licence in Parnell Street
Sightseeing boat in Dublin
While almost everyone speaks English, Irish is used on official signs in an attempt to preserve the language
Banner celebrating Sinn Féin ('We Ourselves'), the Irish nationalist political party closely linked to the IRA
Skateboarding Prohibited - sign on a hideous (brutalist style?) office building, designed to suck the life out of you anyway
Life in Dublin
Despite the city's relatively compact size Dublin's streets can be extremely busy
Architecture by St Stephen's Green, a public park in South Dublin
View across the narrow River Liffey
The Oliver St John Gogarty pub, named after a surgeon/writer/football player of the same name.
Southwest Ireland's weather is among the country's driest, with only about 200 rainy days a year