piątek, 20 maja 2011

Glencullen, Ireland

Glencullen (Gleann Cuilinn) - a village on the outskirts of Dublin in the county of Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, Ireland.

It is also a name for:

- areas west of the village, including buildings at the road R116: Brockey, Boranaraltry, Butter Well;
- nearby river (down from Enniskerry known as Cookstown), a tributary of the River Dargle (Irish: An Deargail);
- Name the mountain top, belonging to the Wicklow mountain range.

On the south-eastern slope of Two Rock Mountain, during archaeological work has been rediscovered megalithic tomb galeriowy the Bronze Age. This archaeological site is commonly called "Tomb of the Giants"(called Giants Grave).
The Glencullen has a menhir, wydatowany at the turn of the Neolithic and Bronze Age. The exact location of the position: 6 ° 13'0 .11 W, 53 ° 13'11 .2 N.
The pub is located in Glencullen founded by Theobald Wolfe Tone'a during the Irish uprising in 1798 (Irish Eiri Amach 1798), which was also used as a meeting place for the rebels in 1916 during the Easter Uprising.

piątek, 13 maja 2011

Southside - Dublin

Southside (Taobh Ó dheas) is not an official administrative area only area in the city of Dublin and surrounding satellite towns. The popular image of the word it describes the entire southern part of Dublin (some even) from the river Liffey until the areas of Bray (that is, wherever it reaches Dublin's public transport). To the Southside in Dublin includes all areas south of the Liffey, including many famous places such as Grafton Street, and also Temple Bar.

piątek, 6 maja 2011

Northside - Dublin

Northside (Taobh Ó Thuaidh) is an area in Dublin, Ireland bounded on the south of the River Liffey and Dublin Bay from the east. There is no limit to the area north and west, but just a common sense border, because cities are located too far away can not be seen as part of Dublin.

Northside is not an official administrative area of Dublin, however, is quite familiar term of geographical location. Translated into Polish means "north side" of the River Liffey. Northside is traditionally viewed as an area inhabited by the working class as opposed to the more extensive the southern part of Dublin's Southside, and for years comes to the rivalry between the two parts. It should be noted, however, that was not always so - for most of the eighteenth century the most exclusive part of Dublin were the areas around Parnell Square and Bolton Street, located in the north.