Dublin's famed bridge, featured in many iconic images, that leads into Templebar.
March 19, 2017
This footbridge has become a symbol of Dublin. Also close to the action in the middle of the city.
December 31, 2016
Built in 1816 and officially known as the Liffey Bridge, Ha'Penny Bridge replaced the 7 ferries that carried pedestrians across the River Liffey. The initial toll was half a penny was increased to one and a half penny until it was abolished in 1919. Whilst the toll was in place, there were…
November 29, 2016
In the annals of bridges another explanation and equally likely one is found for the names Iron or Metal Bridge. The Ha’penny is recorded as one of the first iron bridges in the world, a thoroughbred from the great ironworks of Coalbrookdale.It is the name Ha’penny Bridge which nestles in the hearts…
August 16, 2016
This bridge was built over 200 years ago in order to transport people from one side of the Liffey to the other when the ferries had fallen into bad condition. The builder charged people a Ha'penny (half a pence) toll to cross the bridge leading to its name. In recent years Dublin City council have…
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“This is a neoclassical 18th-century building in Dublin which was used for collecting custom duties at Dublin Port. As Dublin Port moved further out from the city centre it became obsolete and is now used by the Irish Department of Environment. It was used during the Irish War of Independence in 1921 with the Irish Republican Army burning down parts of building in an attempt to disrupt British rule in Ireland. This did not work however as many Irish Soldiers were captured during the attack and brought to Kilmainham Goal.”