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Around the O'Connell bridge area there is plenty of life and views up and down the river.
The view upstream allows you to see Guinness and the phoenix park while downstream you can see the custom house behind the Loop line bridge.
I enjoyed walking by the river Liffey day and night (even if at night it was windy and cold). Full of bridges and nice buildings lining up... People come and go, there is a live atmosphere and some boat tours on offer!
The Liffey holds centre ground in Dublin and although hardly clear blue water has a special role. It separates the two major central areas, has several iconic bridges, and be explored by river excursions. It cannot be avoided and deserves some attention.
Majestic as the Liffey is she is a river. But imagine the stories that she could tell if she had a voice. Everything from ancient times through the days of the Vikings who were largely credited with founding Dublin over a millennium ago. It’s the...More