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Clock Detail

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A detail of the clock, in Pery square.
Freestanding carved limestone Gothic style clock tower, erected in 1867.

More detail on National Inventory: Tait Memorial Clock

Feather

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250 years .... [2]

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Another guiness ad near sarsfield bridge...

To celebrate their 250 years, Guiness is putting in display its' old ads on buses and various places. You can browse their ads on the Guiness website.

You're being watch (3)

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Sarsfield bridge monument

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Another picture of the Sarsfield bridge monument



Memorial erected in 1930, comemorating 1916's Easter Rising, when Irish rebelled against british ruling.
The National Library of Ireland (www.nli.ie) has an online exposition (www.nli.ie/1916about the rising.


Architectural Details on National Inventory of Architectural Heritage.

Arthur's Quay

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The shopping center dominating Arthur's quay park

Where to go....

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Along the river

A city on a river

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St John Castle almost like a boat over the Shannon river

250 years ....

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This year, Guiness is celebrating its 250 aniversary... 250 years of black stuff.... you can see this ad on a wall coming into town by sarsfield bridge.

Women and children first

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I am unsure what this inscription refers to, according the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage, this building was a public lecture theater, and says this text indicates an instutitional use by the Limerick Athenaeum.

Manor

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I am very curious about this manor, it almost looks like a castle... maybe it's haunted




Leamy House (1840-1850) :

WC Graffiti [3]

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I see ducks ... but where is that chicken ??


WC Graffiti [2]

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Let's groove DJ



Still the Wicked Chicken

WC Graffiti [1]

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The graffitis downstairs the Wicked Chicken.... so brilliant

Mechanics Institute

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It's written there.



More details on the building at the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage.

I have no idea what's linked by that bridge

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No idea, what this for ? Is it a link between the two building ? It seems to be a dead end on the left side ....

Any idea anyone ?

Where do I deliver ?

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One of the old warehouse, I doubt there is any delivery through this door now

Blue Graffiti

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A pub round the corner

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self explanatory

A drink someone

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One of the numerous off-license of the city

City Motto

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Urbs Antiqua Fuit Studiisque Asperrima Belli
"An ancient city well versed in the arts of war"

At the end of the alley

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Close up from yesterday

What's at the end of the alley

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Walking in the city street, you may face some amazing discoveries, in a very small street, in a cul de sac in the heart of the city, here's one:


Close up tommorrow

Costello

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And here's the pub from yesterday cage. Most people i know don't like it and found the place dirty and unfrequentable... but I just love it from downstairs to upstairs.


The cage

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This cage is actually a smoking area in one of my favourite pub/nite club ( though this view is shared by very few of my friends )

quite empty furing the day


but a different story on saturday night

Joyce

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You would not expect to find trace of the Dubliner James Joyce in Limerick ( more famously in the litterature for "Angela Ashes" ), but on the wall of a small street you can find that quote:



To live to err to fall
to recreate life out of life
-- James Joyce (A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man )

Its all about sports ... and a good craic

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A nicely decorated pub with all what create a good craic from music to sports events (hurling, rugby...)




On Flickr Neville has a lovely version of it by night.