EIRE DUB : Photo Essay of Dublin

Lower Baggot Street

Derek and Jess snapping these shots on Lower Baggot Street on a weekend in Ireland, January 2006

doorway in Dublin

doorway in Dublin

Dublin Spire

Dublin Spire (built in 2003)

Trinity College

standing at the gates of Trinity College, Bank of Ireland in background

James Joyce

portrait of the artist as an old wannabe artist

James Joyce Statue

Joyce monuments everywhere, this one in St. Stephens Green

fountain in St. Stephens Green


yes, it's even better in Dublin, smoother

Baggot Street

the first imperial pint we had was in Foleys bar on Baggot Street

St. Stephens Green

ducks back in St. Stephens Green

Dublin Canal

duck swimming across the dreary sky

Grand canal around Dublin

Grand canal around Dublin

curious Irish sheep

curious Irish sheep

tombstone in Glendalough

tombstone in Glendalough, where St. Kevin built his 

monastic settlements back in the 6th century


window in Glendalough

hoofing it back in Dublin

hoofing it back in Dublin

market on Moore Street

market on Moore Street

Troy's Traditional Butcher


9 pints & 9 pubs later... 

no smoking Ireland

no smoking law in pubs is strictly enforced

the land where beer and literature go hand in hand

Whiskey Bonder

a plaque outside this pub talked about how Joyce said you couldn't cross Dublin without hitting a pub


Temple Barf

the locals call it "Temple Barf," and we saw quite a few piles to justify the monniker


Ha'Penny Bridge

view from the Ha'Penny Bridge looking over the Liffey river


Drury street hotel

view out our Drury street hotel window at South City Market


leprechauns chasing pots of gold

Where there's rain, there's rainbows. Where there's rainbows there's leprechauns chasing pots of gold.


Dublin Castle

Dublin Castle


Highly recommended but not pictured is the Chester Beatty Library

which features an extraordinary collection of old book art, typography and art.



Christ Church

Christ Church

St. Patrick's

their St. Patrick's

keep of Trim

the keep of Trim, the king of Irish castles

the moat and river Boyne around Trim

the moat and river Boyne around Trim

Dublin Alley


(c) 2006 by Derek White and Jessica Fanzo