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Dublin City Wall

By Joline
Two sections of this great wall remain. This probably started as a Gaelic Ringfort on the high point of Dubhlinn (dubh = black in Irish), named for the Black Pool or sheltered harbor. Later the Vikings and later still the Normans enhanced and used this wall as a fortress.
Dubhlin has been inhabited since the Mesolithic age, about 7000 years.

Tags: Architecture Ireland Dubilin City Wall

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mrswoolybill Plus
9 926 1462 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2014 1:00PM
I was wondering when you would find some flowers! Wink
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taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
9 Jul 2014 1:05PM
another great set--- Did you get the hurricane?
9 Jul 2014 1:15PM
a fine bit of stonework good captures

Graham
9 Jul 2014 2:03PM
Still parts of it there after so many years. Great set.
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
9 Jul 2014 3:13PM
Excellent captures, Joline. Carol
Mollycat Plus
2 11 2 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2014 3:17PM
Wonderful images of this ancient fortification Joline.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
debu 6 India
9 Jul 2014 3:52PM
Lovely set of images.
debu
Fefe Plus
4 23 31 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2014 5:40PM
Varied set JolineGrin
Diane
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
9 Jul 2014 6:01PM
Like V2 very much. Something not quite right with the colour of the grass in V1, possibly due to bright sunshine. Perhaps a crop to the bottom of the tree trunk would take away some of the glare. I think the gate image is superb with nice texture and hints of colour in the stone. Also the history is lesson is much appreciated Joline.
Joan.
franken Plus
13 3.9k 4 Wales
9 Jul 2014 6:03PM
Another really excellent set, Joline.

ken
Nikonuser1 Plus
3 25 10 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2014 6:15PM
Nice set of images JolineSmile


Cliff
gss 2 1 Romania
9 Jul 2014 7:44PM
Great set of picture as great as this old walls
9 Jul 2014 9:23PM
Excellent set... the rose is beautiful.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
9 Jul 2014 10:47PM
Very interesting image Joline.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2014 11:55PM
Now that is a spectacular green! Heaven for me! Grin
They are all so interesting and full of good content!
What a trip you are having! Grin
IB
Irishkate Plus
5 33 97 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2014 12:58AM
Wow 13th century walls - wonderful design and craftsmanship!
I like the sunny greens in grass and trees.
The Irish rose has an old fashioned charm.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
Four lovely captures with my choice V1 with good angle and proportions. Well done Joline.
WesternRed.

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