Posted by Avital Pinnick on July 4, 2013
This memorable statue is Molly Malone, wheeling her wheelbarrow through streets broad and narrow. People line up to be photographed with her. I was very impressed by the mother’s fiery red hair colour (no idea whether it’s real). We spent about 8 hours in Dublin, flying in and out in one day.
Below: Ha’penny Bridge, built in 1816 over the River Liffey. Its official name is the Liffey Bridge, although its original name was the Wellington Bridge. It was nicknamed the Ha’penny Bride because that was the toll for crossing it.
Tired leprechaun about to remove his head.
Ireland’s first parliament building, now a Bank of Ireland.
In 2012, Ireland ranked fourth in beer consumption world-wide.
Lots of tourist junk sold everywhere.