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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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  • Main bridge of Laffey river in Dublin. Historical landmark. many things have happened there. Today, a bit of roadwork gets in the way but still a "don't miss place". Interesting architecture and detai...  more »
  • This is a bridge, folks. You know, where a road meets some water. You can stand on it and look up and down the water. Or look down. There's some water. That's what you get with a bridge.  more »
  • I have always loved O'Connell Bridge for its design and its view on the Liffey. Then why am I giving only 3 stars? Because this is the fair balance between the 5 stars the bridge should deserve and th...  more »