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HEUSTON SOUTH QUARTER [I HEAR YOU SAY - WHY VISIT AGAIN]

The last time I visited the Heuston South Quarter there were rain drops on my lens so some of the images contained multiple distortions. Today I discovered that my batteries were depleted[ I had put the wrong ones in the grip] and also my Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max had failed to charge ... when things go wrong they keep going wrong. Anyway, I decided that I had no option but to use my iPhone XR which produced HEIC files which I could not use in previous versions of Lightroom. When I returned I was impressed by the HEIC images as they were better than I had expected.

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FRANCIS STREET IN FEBRUARY 2022

In October 2003, Francis Street's well-established and reputable traders joined forces to form Dublin's first and foremost Antique Quarter, and to launch it they  published a slick little guide to Francis Street listing its many antique shops, art galleries and restaurants.

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THE WINDMILLS WERE STATIC

FATHER COLLINS PARK CLONGRIFFIN

 I visited on a very wet windy day, in January 2016, but the windmills were locked-down ... maybe the weather was unsuitable. Back then I used a Sony A7RII and a Sony FE35 35mm F1.4 lens. The name Clongriffin is a modern invention, a concatenation of "clon", the anglicisation of cluain (the Irish language word for meadow), and griffin. A griffin, griffon, or gryphon (the Irish of which is ghrífín) is a mythical beast and may be an element in the name of the adjacent district, Balgriffin.



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