Today’s snapshot from the centre of the universe.
Todays Dublin Factoid: OConnell Bridge is the only traffic bridge in Europe which is wider than it is long. Originally made of rope, it could originally carry one man (and his donkey) at a time. Replaced by a wooden structure in 1801, the current concrete bridge was constructed in 1863: first called Carlisle Bridge, it was later renamed in honor of legendary political leader Daniel ‘The Liberator’ O’Connell (his statue overlooks the bridge). You can watch O’Connell Bridge live HERE. Additional Factoid: Dublin’s second O’Connell Bridge is across the duck pond in St. Stephen’s Green.
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