There is nothing more evocative of Dublin life than the River Liffey and the bridges which span across her. They come in all shapes, sizes and colours, and bring together the north siders and the south siders. These images in sepia draw us back into the time when the river was not just the geographic heart of the city, but the true organ of the place, pumping life blood into it. In those good old days ships were loaded with fine whiskey and stout for the rest of the world, and the docks were teeming with workers. So too, there are the bad old days to recall at the edge of the Liffey, where her waters first mingle with those of the Irish sea, that place where ships set sail, brimming with famine Irish forced to leave their beloved country for a better life.
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