Stories about O’Connell Bridge
On O’Connell Bridge crowds gathered to witness the opening scenes in the Battle of Dublin. To the west was the great dome of the Four Courts, shrouded in early morning mist, the building occupied by men, once comrades in arms with the government forces, but now bitter enemies. From the...
From a clear blue sky the sun burned down on the lone figure of a man, lying outstretched on O’Connell Bridge. Beyond him, flames licked the sky from almost every building on Dublin’s grand continental boulevard, Sackville Street. The quays too, were ablaze and the smoke thick, rubble strewn streets...
by Annette Black, Wicklow — 02nd September 2013