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; } Young and Old, Harajuku, Tokyo, Japan, originally uploaded by blather. Older man and younger woman crossing a street in Harajuku, Tokyo, Japan. Harajuku is reknowned for its outrageous youth fashions and "bo beep" girls. Editorial Only

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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; } Iceberg: Growler in the dim light, originally uploaded by blather.Get high resolution version »

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Get high resolution version » This is picture I took nearly four years ago - but it wasn't on my blog! The Boyne River Bridge is the longest cable-stayed bridge in Ireland is regarded as something of an engeering feat. It's certainly impressive to drive over at night. Placed 3 kilometres west of Drogheda, Co. Louth , most of the bridge, including its central pylon and 56 cables are situated in County Meath, although the last few northern most cables partly stretch across the county boundary into County Louth. The bridge carries traffic from the M1, across the River Boyne, linking Dublin and Belfast. It was built as part of the M1 Drogheda bypass, diverting traffic from the old N1, now reclassified as the R132, around Drogheda and out of the town centre. The Bridge is widely admired and around 2005 became the main feature in the crest of Louth...

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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; } Lahinch, Co. Clare, originally uploaded by blather. The seaside, golfing and surf town of Lahinch, Co. Clare, Ireland, reflection in the water at sunset. Ok, well, it's Marian Keys, Irish novelist. I've never read anything by her, but the nice folks at Digital Railroad licensed my photograph of Lahinch, Co. Clare, to Cedar Publications, who publish British Airways Highlife magazine. A friend was on a BA flight and stumbled across my credit beside the photograph - and then another friend sent it to me in the post. Thanks guys! See the page from the magazine » Lahinch photo on davewalshphoto.com »

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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; } Oooh, look, it's me in a British Airways magazine., originally uploaded by blather. Ok, well, it's Marian Keys, Irish novelist. I've never read anything by her, but the nice folks at Digital Railroad licensed my photograph of Lahinch, Co. Clare, to Cedar Publications, who publish British Airways Highlife magazine. A friend was on a BA flight and stumbled across my credit beside the photograph - and then another friend sent it to me in the post. Thanks guys! Lahinch photo on davewalshphoto.com »

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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; } Christchurch Cathedral, Dublin, originally uploaded by blather. Get high resolution version » Ingredients: Perfect sky, a wide-angle lens, a polarizing filter and a great building. Christ Church Cathedral - the Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity in Dublin, Ireland is the elder of the city's two mediæval cathedrals. It is officially claimed as the seat or cathedra of both the Church of Ireland and Roman Catholic archbishops of Dublin. In practice it has been the cathedral of only the Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin, since the Irish Reformation. The cathedral was begun in 1038 by King Sitric Silkenbeard, the Danish Viking King of Dublin, for the first Bishop of Dublin. Henry II attended the Christmas service at the cathedral in 1171, and in the years...

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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; } Life is passing me by, originally uploaded by blather. A train moves by at high speed while a woman waits on the platform on the Tozei line, Takebashi station, Tokyo.

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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; } Ireland votes No to Lisbon Treaty - handmade bill on Grafton St., originally uploaded by blather.Get high resolution version » Ireland votes No to Lisbon Treaty - handmade bill on Grafton St. Dublin, from before the Referendum.

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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; } Leopold Bloom considers a pork kidney for breakfast while Molly, originally uploaded by blather. See more Bloomsday Dublin photographs » Bloomsday June 16th 2008, Dublin. Actors from Balloonatics theatre company perform the "Calypso" chapter from James Joyce novel Ulysses around Eccles St. and Dorset Street. Paul O'Hanrahan plays Bloom.

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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; } Independent Senator David Norris explains why he voted "no" to the Lisbon Treaty, originally uploaded by blather. Editorial Use Only: Irish Senator and human rights activist David Norris explains to Dutch TV Nederland 1 why he voted "no" to the Lisbon Treaty, outside the Polling Station on Marlborough Street, Dublin 1. He cited possible European military expansion following a "yes" vote as a key issue in his choice in voting "no". David Norris was the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in Ireland. Senator Norris is also a prominent Joycean scholar, is the a big player in Dublin's annual Bloomsday celebrations. Senator Norris's razor-sharp wit and debating skills have made him a popular figure in Ireland. More about David Norris here: www.senatordavidnorris.ie/...