Sense Of Place

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Join David Dye as he navigates the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

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Places of Interest

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Outside the City

  • Sandymount Strand
    Site: Yelp
    Map: South side of Dublin Bay
    Description: Nice beach walk recommended by Conor O'Brien of Villagers and Niall Stokes of Hot Press magazine; mentioned by James Joyce in Ulysses during the scene that got the book banned in the USA.
  • Dublin Bay – Pigeon Towers
    Map: Pigeon House Road Dublin 4
    Description:Can be seen from Sandymount, the iconic candy striped towers are among the tallest structures in Ireland. The towers are visible in U2's Pride video.
  • Howth
    Site: Wikipedia
    Map: Howth Co. Dublin, Ireland
    Description: This cute seaside town was recommended by Glen Hansard, you can get there via DART as afternoon or day trip, and there are hiking trails and great seafood.
  • Wicklow Mountains
    Map: Wicklow Mountains Carrigeenduff, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
    Description:The National Park which covers much of upland Wicklow, contains an area of almost 50,000 acres. This includes large areas of mountain blanket bogs, including the Lugnaquilla and Liffey Head Bog complexes and Glendalough Wood Nature Reserve.
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