Sackville Street, Dublin, Ireland
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- Dublin is near the center of Ireland from north to south. It is on the east coast. Almost directly east of it, 135 miles across the Irish Sea, is Liverpool. What Irish port is on the east coast south of Dublin? What one is north? Dublin is the capital of Ireland, and the second largest city and port. What is the largest? It has a population of over 300,000 and is about the size of Minneapolis. The river Liffey divides the city in two parts. Dublin has a good harbor, over 3 miles long, in the bay of Dublin. Its shipping is heavy for a city of its size. It exports liquors and livestock. Dublin has many fine streets and buildings. Sackville Street, here pictured, is one of the finest. As you see, this street is broken up by plazas and monuments. The statues are mostly those of Irish heroes and leaders. The tall monument in the distance was built in memory of Lord Nelson, the great English admiral. Dublin Castle is one of the best known and the finest of the buildings of the city. The following are also important buildings: St. Patrick's Hospital, Royal Hospital, the Four Courts, National Art Gallery, Christ Church Cathedral, and City Hall. Trinity College is one of the famous universities of the world. About the city are fine parks and gardens. Phoenix Park is the largest of these. It contains 1,763 acres. The Royal Botanic Gardens cover 40 acres. What are the botanic gardens? Locate Dublin on your map. Which way is it from Glasgow, Scotland? From Belfast, Ireland? From Cardiff, Wales? To what country does Ireland belong? Keystone ID: 2504 Note: All titles, descriptions, and location coordinates are from the original Keystone Slide documentation as supplied by the Keystone View Company. No text has been edited or changed.
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