PHOTO BLOGBY WILLIAM MURPHY

MARCH 2022 VISIT TO BELFAST CITY CEMETERY

Categories: Belfast City Cemetery

Over the years I have been advised to avoid cemeteries in Belfast and that Belfast City Cemetery, in particular,  was to be avoided especially if you had an expensive camera. Last year I decided the get the Glider to the cemetery but on arrival I had to leave because of anti-social behaviour by some very drunk people who had targeted a person in a wheelchair and a number of other people got involved.

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I TOOK A WALK ALONG GOATSTOWN ROAD BETWEEN ROEBUCK ROAD AND TANEY ROAD

Categories: goatstown goatstown road areas of dublin

Goatstown is a small Southside suburb of Dublin, Ireland. To the west is Dundrum, to the east is Blackrock, to the south is Sandyford, and to the north Ranelagh. It is mainly a residential area, with a primary school called Our Lady’s Grove, and two all girls secondary schools, Mount Anville and Jesus and Mary. There are amenities such as restaurants, a pub, a post office and various shops.

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RANDOM IMAGES OF DUBLIN 7 IN MARCH 2022

Categories: DxO Dublin 7 Streets Of Dublin Street Photography Random Images

Today I used a Zeiss Batis 85mm Lens and as a result I have decided to bring it with me when I visit Belfast for a week at the end of March. I also took the opportunity to use some new software from DxO.

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NEWMARKET AREA OF DUBLIN 18 MARCH 2022

Categories: Newmarket Dublin Liberties Areas Of Dublin

The Liberties is an area in central Dublin, Ireland, located in the southwest of the inner city. One of Dublin's most historic working-class neighbourhoods, the area is traditionally associated with the River Poddle, market traders and local family-owned businesses, as well as the Guinness brewery and whiskey distilling, and, historically, the textiles industry and tenement housing.


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FATIMA LUAS TRAM STOP

Categories: Public Transport Fatima Mansions Tram Stop Fatima Rialto

Back in the 1970s and 1980s when I worked nearby Fatima Mansions was an area that I avoided at all costs and old habits die hard so I am still inclined to avoid the area. However, I am not sure how it happened, but I arrived at the Fatima Tram Stop on foot.

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ST KEVIN'S PARK AND CHURCH RUINS

Categories: Church Ruins St Kevin's Park Camden Row Religion

Ever since the demolition of Kevin Street College this old church has felt different, maybe because of additional sunlight.


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WILTON TERRACE 17 MARCH 2022

Categories: Wilton Terrace Wilton Park Dublin 2 Grand Canal

This year I decided to avoid the St. Patrick's Day parade so I visited less busy parts of the city.


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ZION CHURCH AND SCHOOL IN RATHGAR

Categories: Zion Church Zion School Zion Road Bushy Park Road

A War Memorial Zion, inside the Zion Church, commemorates the members of the parish who were killed or missing in the Great War (World War I).


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THE DODDER WALK FROM ORWELL ROAD TO RATHFARNHAM ROAD

Categories: River Dodder Dodder Walk Rathfarnham Road Orwell Road

The River Dodder is one of the three main rivers in Dublin, Ireland, the others being the Liffey, of which the Dodder is the largest tributary, and the Tolka. Today I walked along the river bank from Orwell Road to Rathfarnham but that was after I explored Orwell Road. I uesd my new Voigtlander 65mm lens and I really like even though it is a manual lens.

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DUBLIN DOCKLANDS AREA NEAR THE POINT SQUARE AND THE EAST LINK BRIDGE

Categories: Dublin Docklands Tom Clarke Bridge East Link Bridge

The Tom Clarke Bridge, formerly and commonly known as the East-Link Toll Bridge, is a toll bridge in Dublin, Ireland, on the River Liffey, owned and operated by Dublin City Council. The bascule-type lifting bridge, which links North Wall to Ringsend, is the last bridge on the Liffey, which opens out into Dublin Port and then Dublin Bay just beyond. The bridge forms part of the R131 regional road.


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