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Pat Liddy

Bloomsday by Pat Liddy

There is one unique day celebrated in Dublin every year that has no real comparison anywhere else in the world. That day is known as Bloomsday and falls on June 16. Hundreds of people, maybe even a few thousand, stroll the streets of the…

Saint Patrick by Pat Liddy

St. Patrick, whose Feast Day on March 17 has become in modern times an almost international event, is a Patron Saint of Ireland. Less well known is the fact that he shares this honour with two other Irish holy people of the early Christian…

The GPO by Pat Liddy

Now one of Dublin’s most historic and iconic buildings, the General Post Office (GPO) might never have been where it is on O’Connell Street had not some houses collapsed there in 1796. First bid to redevelop the site, this time for a…