Monday, March 30, 2009

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

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

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.

Monday, March 23, 2009

Sarsfield bridge monument

Another picture of the Sarsfield bridge monument
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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.

Thursday, March 19, 2009

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.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

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.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Manor

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

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Leamy House (1840-1850)
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Saturday, March 14, 2009

Thursday, March 12, 2009

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 ?

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Saturday, March 07, 2009

City Motto

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

Thursday, March 05, 2009

What's at the end of the alley

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:
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Close up tommorrow

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Costello

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.


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Tuesday, March 03, 2009

The cage

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

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but a different story on saturday night

Monday, March 02, 2009

Joyce

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:

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

Sunday, March 01, 2009

the end....

This blog will no longer be updated as I have moved away from Limerick.... Limerick, beside the white house pub