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PHOTO: The Spire of Dublin, on O’Connell Street in Central Dublin

Click on above photo to view it in large format: The Spire of Dublin, on O’Connell Street in central Dublin, Ireland, is also called the Monument of Light. A beacon at the top sweeps the night sky.

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One Day in Dublin

Because I delve deeply into local culture during my travels, I tend to stay places for longer periods. As a result, I’ve never tried to visit a city during a long flight layover. Recently, however, I was flying back to the U.S. on Aer Lingus, the national airline of Ireland. I choose them…

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PHOTO: George’s Street Arcade in Dublin, Ireland

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Victorian style red-brick building on South Great George’s Street in Dublin, Ireland is home to George’s Street Arcade, an indoor market of stalls and stores that opened in 1881

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PHOTO: O’Connell Street, the Main Thoroughfare in Dublin, Ireland

Click on above photo to view it in large format: O’Connell Street, the main thoroughfare in Dublin, Ireland, is named in honor of Daniel O’Connell, a nationalist leader of the early 19th century. His statue stands at the center.

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PHOTO: Old Jameson Distillery in Dublin, Ireland

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Visitors to the Old Jameson Distillery in Dublin, Ireland sample some of Ireland’s finest Irish whiskeys during tours of the facility

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PHOTO: Shopping in Dublin, Ireland on Earl Street North

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Earl Street North, a pedestrian mall that features outdoor sculpture and is a favorite place for shopping in Dublin, Ireland

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