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O'Connell Bridge, Dublin
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Walk across a piece of beloved history at O'Connell Bridge, a bridge spanning the River Liffey. Designed by James Gandon and built between 1791 and 1794, the structure connects O'Connell Street to D'Olier Street, Westmoreland Street, and the south quays. As a result, business and commercial life moved to surround this bridge, and masses of people used this bridge every day. It gradually was built up to accommodate the usage; today, seen from above, it is as wide as it is long. Be careful when you visit, as pickpockets tend to frequent the area. See O'Connell Bridge and all Dublin has to offer by arranging your trip with our Dublin holiday planner.
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  • The major avenue between the north and south sides of Dublin, O'Connell is always crowded with traffic -- vehicular and pedestrian. Very good views of the river as well as the interesting array of bui...  more »
  • Not-so-great bridge where it passes north of South Dublin, movement is frantic. It is close to the Temple Bar. The end of the afternoon is the busiest time.
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  • Now in the works, as almost all of the city. Bridge with an interesting plate, which is that it is not true... Better watch it! Bridge more width to long, with a beautiful architectural design
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