AUGUST 2021
Alice in Wonderland) is an 1865 English children's tale by Lewis Carroll (a pseudonym of Charles Dodgson). A young girl named Alice falls through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world of anthropomorphic creatures. It is seen as a prime example of the literary nonsense genre. Its play with logic gives the story lasting popularity with adults as well as children.
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This year the organisers will be celebrating the 35th Anniversary of Sculpture in Context and 20 years exhibiting in the Botanic Gardens.
SCULPTURE IN CONTEXT 2021

According to Oscar Wilde you should "Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”

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You may need to be a "Derry Girls" fan in order to understand this. In case you don't know "wee" is little or small or unimportant.

This is located on Dame Lane off Palace Street the shortest street in Dublin, if not all of Ireland.
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Since the DP1, the SIGMA DP series has offered the best sensor and lens performance in an optimised package. Combining the image quality of a medium format camera with excellent portability, this revolutionary series has earned the praise and affection of photography lovers around the world.
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Today was my first day to us a Sony 200-600mm lens and as it is long and heavy it is very difficult to use hand held. In order to test it and to gain experience I visited the Grangegorman University campus and I was surprised to discover that I could photograph the Guinness James Street Brewery. I could in fact see the visitors in the Gravity Bar at the Guinness Storehouse.
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This year I booked a week in August at the Gabriel in Cork.

With its elevated position, Gabriel House is a beautiful, period guesthouse that looks out over Cork’s cathedral spires and the harbour. Guests can pick out freshly laid eggs for breakfast each morning from the house’s own resident hens. A traditional Irish breakfast is served daily and made from local ingredients, while freshly home-baked breads, biscuits scones are made daily.
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In August 2021, a viral tweet began to circulate, improperly claiming the Luas was free of charge. Transdev issued a statement to confirm that this is not the case and ticketless travellers face a €100 fine. Some claimed that "luas" was the Irish for free but it is in fact it means speed.
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MV Naomh Éanna is a decommissioned ferry which historically operated as the primary connection on the Galway to Aran Islands route for Córas Iompair Éireann (CIÉ) replacing the SS Dun Aengus.
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Sir John Rogerson's Quay is a street and quay in Dublin on the south bank of the River Liffey between City Quay in the west and Britain Quay. Named for politician and property developer Sir John Rogerson (1648–1724), the quay was formerly part of Dublin Port. It has some of the few remaining campshire warehouses in Dublin.
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As I had some time to spare I decided to visit Dublin Castle. I was aware that there had been an exhibition of sand sculptures in the upper courtyard but I had been advised that it had ended last Friday but much to my surprise I discovered that the sand sculptures were still intact.
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Earlier this month it was announced that Broadstone Plaza - Grangegorman Gate would open in September. On my return form Waterford last Friday I was surprised to discover that the opening had gone ahead, without me, while I was away. I was somewhat disappointed by the fact that the college campus element was not yet fully open to the public.
BROADSTONE PLAZA IS NOW OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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