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Hi there,

Today I've uploaded the view on the Ulster Bank building, located on the riverside. I'm not going to focus on the architecture here. Today for a change few words about the river...

Liffey river flows through the centre of Dublin. Its major tributaries include the River Dodder, the River Poddle and the River Camac. The river supplies much of Dublin's water, and a range of recreational opportunities. It was previously named An Ruirthech, meaning "fast (or strong) runner". The word Liphe (or Life) referred originally to the name of the plain through which the river ran, but eventually came to refer to the river itself. It was also known as the Anna Liffey, possibly from an Anglicization of Abhainn na Life, the Irish phrase that translates into English as River Liffey.

The River Liffey in Dublin city has been used for many centuries for trade, from the Viking beginnings of the city up to recent times. It is connected to the River Shannon via the Grand Canal and the Royal Canal.

(source: Wikipedia)

Have a nice afternoon Folks!

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  • Copyright: Dariusz Gruszka (darek1978) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1204 W: 3 N: 1674] (13361)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2009-07-20
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Camera: Nikon D80
  • Exposure: f/9.0, 22 seconds
  • Details: Tripod: Yes
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2009-07-26 6:33
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