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Re: Dun Laoghaire/ Kingstown Photo's

Postby Sinead » Wed Jan 09, 2013 7:53 pm

We all thought the swings were our own private property and were disgusted if we saw another person on them.

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Re: Dun Laoghaire/ Kingstown Photo's

Postby Strum » Thu Jan 10, 2013 2:36 am

So we're all part of the Chain Gang? :D
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Re: Dun Laoghaire/ Kingstown Photo's

Postby Sinead » Thu Jan 10, 2013 3:04 pm

We are Strum, over several generations. My grandchildren didn't believe I swung on the chains, they thought
they belonged to them! Cheeky upstarts.

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Re: Dun Laoghaire/ Kingstown Photo's

Postby Rocker » Sun Jan 13, 2013 5:20 pm

A great tradition and long may it last. We must take them there and make sure they swing.....it is their heritage.
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Re: Dun Laoghaire/ Kingstown Photo's

Postby grammer » Fri Jan 18, 2013 3:51 pm

See Dun laoghaire and the metals made the news this morning

http://www.broadsheet.ie/2013/01/18/dun-laoghaire-8am/
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Re: Dun Laoghaire/ Kingstown Photo's

Postby Strum » Fri Jan 18, 2013 3:53 pm

:D
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Re: Dun Laoghaire/ Kingstown Photo's

Postby Navanman » Sat Jan 19, 2013 3:12 pm

I know there are not Dun Laoghaire photos but local paintings by "young" Foxrock artist Naomi Peppard

Really nice, expensive, but really nice.


http://www.naomipeppard.com/gallery/



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Re: Dun Laoghaire/ Kingstown Photo's

Postby Strum » Sat Jan 19, 2013 3:26 pm

Fantastic work NM. :D
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Re: Dun Laoghaire/ Kingstown Photo's

Postby Micheál » Sat Jan 19, 2013 7:25 pm

I'm a big Heather McKay fan. She does a lot of Dun Laoghaire subjects. Terrific kids themes too.

http://www.headintheclouds.ie/?page_id=31

Nice pressie for intending emigrants btw.

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Postby Gulliver » Wed Jan 23, 2013 9:40 am

Shop sign in Deansgrange (Was repainted yesterday)
Look again at spelling

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Re: Dun Laoghaire/ Kingstown Photo's

Postby Jemser » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:19 am

Dyslexia Rules KO. :lol:
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Re: Dun Laoghaire/ Kingstown Photo's

Postby Navanman » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:22 am

If it was done on purpose it is a good idea as it gets local people talking about "the new flower shop in Deansgrange called The Bugnalow" I would leave the name as it is.

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Re: Dun Laoghaire/ Kingstown Photo's

Postby JENNY WREN » Wed Jan 23, 2013 2:36 pm

great photo 8-) I remember swinging on those chains too :lol: If you didnt get your balance right you were fecked :D
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Re: Dun Laoghaire/ Kingstown Photo's

Postby Micheál » Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:04 pm

Brilliant.

Even better than McCormacks "Embibing Emporium"

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Re: Dun Laoghaire/ Kingstown Photo's

Postby Micheál » Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:14 pm

CanI assume the guy who'll undo the painting job will use

A Blow Gun ?

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Re: Dun Laoghaire/ Kingstown Photo's

Postby Toss » Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:35 pm

Micheál wrote:CanI assume the guy who'll undo the painting job will use

A Blow Gun ?

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:lol: :lol: :lol:

Deliberate mistake my ass, I was wondering what DJ Carey was up to these days :P
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Re: Dun Laoghaire/ Kingstown Photo's

Postby Jemser » Wed Jan 23, 2013 5:09 pm

Micheál wrote:CanI assume the guy who'll undo the painting job will use

A Blow Gun ?

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Or alternatively,

A Bowl Gnu
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Re: Dun Laoghaire/ Kingstown Photo's

Postby Navanman » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:52 pm

Toss wrote:
Micheál wrote:CanI assume the guy who'll undo the painting job will use

A Blow Gun ?

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:lol: :lol: :lol:

Deliberate mistake my ass, I was wondering what DJ Carey was up to these days :P


Sorry Toss I don't follow this

How is DJ Carey connected????

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Re: Dun Laoghaire/ Kingstown Photo's

Postby Toss » Thu Jan 24, 2013 1:27 am

Sorry NM, I was exercising my cryptic humour ...... the colour scheme reminded me of kilkenny colours (in an abstract way) and that got me thinking what DJ was up to since he lost his fortune :oops:
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Re: Dun Laoghaire/ Kingstown Photo's

Postby Micheál » Thu Jan 24, 2013 2:27 am

I got it Toss!
Another elegant turn in a topic on our anarchic site.
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Re: Dun Laoghaire/ Kingstown Photo's

Postby Navanman » Thu Jan 24, 2013 9:37 am

Toss wrote:Sorry NM, I was exercising my cryptic humour ...... the colour scheme reminded me of kilkenny colours (in an abstract way) and that got me thinking what DJ was up to since he lost his fortune :oops:



Ah! - I am not very observant as you can see


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Re: Dun Laoghaire/ Kingstown Photo's

Postby Jemser » Thu Jan 24, 2013 10:24 am

Navanman, hope you spotted that the sign was wrong. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Dun Laoghaire/ Kingstown Photo's

Postby Navanman » Thu Jan 24, 2013 10:57 am

Yep - got that bit (slow but not that slow :D )

I would leave the spelling as is for marketing i.e. everybody would be talking about it - as we are already

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Re: Dun Laoghaire/ Kingstown Photo's

Postby Micheál » Thu Jan 31, 2013 11:44 pm

Heres a then&now of the Town Hall looking down Marine Road. Not suitable for Gullivers project (at least not the current phase)

Its to DLRCoCo's credit that not a lot has changed - but a funny co-incidence. Back in the day, the guys with the horse & trap got in the way. Today, just as I was about to shoot, a Bus parked right in front of me.

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Re: Dun Laoghaire/ Kingstown Photo's

Postby Navanman » Fri Feb 01, 2013 12:02 am

My memory might be wrong here but

I was trying to recall the Post Office layout

Outside I seem to remember big brass stamp dispensers to save you going inside for stamps???

Then when you went inside you turned left through big rotating doors and there was a central counter.

The main counter was going across in front with a big timber counter.


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