Year: 2008

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Evening traffic passing the Custom House, Dublin, originally uploaded by blather. Custom House at night, Dublin, by architect James Gandon. The building was used to collect custom duties, but by the 20th century it had become a local government building until it was burned down during the War of Independence or Anglo-Irish War.

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Discarded Television remains, North Bull Island, Dublin, Ireland, originally uploaded by blather. "There was fifty-seven channels and nothin' on" - Bruce Springsteen Discarded TV, washed up on the shores of Bull Island. Bull Island is a UNESCO protected biosphere reserve in the Northern suburbs of Dublin. It features two golf clubs, and Dollymount beach, used for kitesurfing and other outdoor activities. Wildlife includes seals and bird life.

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Discarded bicycle wheel on Bull Island, Dublin, originally uploaded by blather. Was it washed up like this, or did some enterprising soul put it there, instead of disposing of it properly? Bull Island is a UNESCO protected biosphere reserve in the Northern suburbs of Dublin. It features two golf clubs, and Dollymount beach, used for kitesurfing and other outdoor activities. Wildlife includes seals and bird life.

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Grey Seal off Bull Island, Dublin, originally uploaded by blather. Bull Island is a UNESCO protected biosphere reserve in the Northern suburbs of Dublin. It features two golf clubs, and Dollymount beach, used for kitesurfing and other outdoor activities. Wildlife includes seals and bird life.

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Discarded door on Dollymount strand, Bull Island, Dublin, originally uploaded by blather. Get High resolution version » Discarded door on Dollymount strand, Bull Island, Dublin. I knocked, but there was no on in, and someone had filled the letterbox with sand. Bull Island is a UNESCO protected biosphere reserve in the Northern suburbs of Dublin. It features two golf clubs, and Dollymount beach, used for kitesurfing and other outdoor activities. Wildlife includes seals and bird life.

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Grey Seal at Bull Island, Dublin, originally uploaded by blather. Young grey seal at Bull Island, Dublin. Usually the seals - common and grey - are pulled up on the sandbanks, but this day there was none to be seen, except for two that appeared i nth water, like big wet dogs, curious about the crazy humans. Bull Island is a UNESCO protected biosphere reserve. This one had gotten nervous of me and dived into the water, leaving the main group. It soon got courage and reappeared, flopped back up onto the sand again. Wikipedia: Bull Island »

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } The Hellfire Club, Dublin, Ireland, originally uploaded by blather. Ruined 18th-century hunting lodge on Montpellier Hill near Rathfarnham, Dublin, known as The Hellfire Club, where it is alleged that 18th century nobleman practiced satanism. This is one of photographs in my new book, Haunted Dublin. Haunted Dublin can be ordered from www.blather.net/haunteddublin » See below for Launch Party plans! View the Haunted Dublin photograph collection on my main site » Haunted Dublin: Chilling accounts of the supernatural in the cityOnly €14.99 + P&P! AVAILABLE NOW! By Dave Walsh Introduction by Barry Kavanagh Paperback: 93 pages, including 40 photographs by Dave Walsh Published by Nonsuch Ireland Published October 2008  Haunted Dublin, by author and journalist Dave Walsh, gathers together in one succinct volume, well-known legends with rare...

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin, originally uploaded by blather. St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin - connected to various Dublin hauntings, such as that of John McNeill Boyd's faitful dog, and the ghost of Jonathan Swift, author of Gulliver's Travels. This is one of photographs in my new book, Haunted Dublin. Haunted Dublin can be ordered from www.blather.net/haunteddublin » See below for Launch Party plans! View the Haunted Dublin photograph collection on my main site » Haunted Dublin: Chilling accounts of the supernatural in the cityOnly €14.99 + P&P! AVAILABLE NOW! By Dave Walsh Introduction by Barry Kavanagh Paperback: 93 pages, including 40 photographs by Dave Walsh Published by Nonsuch Ireland Published October 2008  Haunted Dublin, by author and journalist Dave Walsh, gathers together in one succinct volume, well-known...

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Haunted Dublin - the new book is out, originally uploaded by blather. Got boxes of my new book delivered earlier - I'll be posting some photos from it up here in the next few days. Haunted can be ordered from www.blather.net/haunteddublin » See below for Launch Party plans! View the Haunted Dublin photograph collection on my main site » Haunted Dublin: Chilling accounts of the supernatural in the cityOnly €14.99 + P&P! AVAILABLE NOW! By Dave Walsh Introduction by Barry Kavanagh Paperback: 93 pages, including 40 photographs by Dave Walsh Published by Nonsuch Ireland Published October 2008  Haunted Dublin, by author and journalist Dave Walsh, gathers together in one succinct volume, well-known legends with rare and chilling accounts of the supernatural in the city. With poltergeists...

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Jess Curtis performing at the Fringe Festival Dublin, originally uploaded by blather. Award winning choreographer Jess Curtis performing Noustube, part of Equilibre, naked in a clear cylinder of water at Grand Canal Square during the Dublin Fringe Festival.