Bug Rock and the Baths

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Re: Bug Rock and the Baths

Postby Helium » Wed Nov 11, 2015 11:27 pm

Rocker wrote:
dun-laoghaire-baths-advertisement.jpg


I love this old ad found on the ask about Ireland site.




Love the ad Rocker especially the bit about Health and Pleasure, always preferred to swim in Sandycove or Bug Rock :D :D
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Re: Bug Rock and the Baths

Postby Zirco » Mon Mar 21, 2016 12:35 am

Read in the paper today that a statue of Roger Casement is to be erected as part of the Baths' redevelopment.
He was born in Doyle's Cottage, Lawson Terrace, Sandycove......I looked it up. :lol:


This link Includes a small artist's sketch of the proposed development......(Nov. 2015)

http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/homes-and-property/new-to-market/d%C3%BAn-laoghaire-baths-redevelopment-plan-gets-go-ahead-1.2416840
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Re: Bug Rock and the Baths

Postby Rocker » Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:29 am

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There I was looking at old nostalgic photos of Vienna when a lightbulb went ping!!

1985 at the Donauinsel an artificial island in the Danube within the city....looks a bit like what was proposed for Dún Laoghaire but I've heard they cannot proceed with anything because the walls of the old baths are holding up the roadway at Newtown Smith ..oops..
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