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Postby Sputnik » Sun Mar 04, 2007 11:33 pm

Wow! Some building. Yes, that was Maggies house. Did you know her? She was my cousin.
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Postby hayla » Sun Mar 04, 2007 11:43 pm

As far as I know that building is flats & a day centre for the homeless


For an elderly lady Maggie Moloney had the best legs in Dun Laoghaire :D
and I palled with her niece for years
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Postby FLATLAD » Mon Mar 05, 2007 12:42 pm

Thanks Snowy & Hala _ great pics, nice to see the things that have survived!! youse have hearts of gold to be going out and getting these little heart warming gems (for us foriegners) :hayla: :hayla:
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Postby Snowhite » Mon Mar 05, 2007 3:52 pm

Your welcome Flatlad, and as for hearts of gold...........I'm thinking of asking Strum for expenses, have holes in my shoes walking :rfl: .
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Postby Kav » Mon Mar 05, 2007 5:11 pm

FLATLAD wrote:Thanks Snowy & Hala _ great pics, nice to see the things that have survived!! youse have hearts of gold to be going out and getting these little heart warming gems (for us foriegners) :hayla: :hayla:



Yes :D what FLATLAD said.
well done ladies :hayla:
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Postby Snowhite » Tue Mar 06, 2007 12:42 am

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Postby cambria49 » Tue Mar 06, 2007 2:00 am

1988 - 1991 I worked in the shop above with the blue upper storey; Viking Marine!

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Postby Sputnik » Tue Mar 06, 2007 2:15 am

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From left.
The first shop was a small grocer/sweet shop called The Mile Tree.
The second shop was Miss Power's, another grocer/sweet shop.
The third shop was a Chemist, and as Cambria said later Viking Marine.
The fourth shop was Perrys, Ships Chandlers and Sailmakers. This is where Anne Keegan used to work.
The fifth shop was Hernans. A great toy shop, amongst other things.
I delivered papers to all of them.
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Postby Sputnik » Tue Mar 06, 2007 2:23 am

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From left.
The first shop was a hairdressers and Boro Cabs offices upstairs. They later took over the whole builiding.
The second shop was Howgegos. Newsagents and Tobacconists. I used to deliver the papers from here too.
Calligans Lane.
Smyths Pub.
The new apartments are on the site of the old Archers Garage.
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Postby Strum » Sat Mar 10, 2007 2:18 pm

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Postby hayla » Sat Mar 10, 2007 4:59 pm

What a ''Happy Chappy'' I saw him in Dun Laoghaire last week :D
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Postby spudseamus » Sat Mar 10, 2007 11:57 pm

of course hes a happy chappy-- thats his girlfriend in da pic :rfl:
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Postby Strum » Sun Mar 11, 2007 1:10 am

He stole your Green Machine design Spud and now he's rakin' in the gold offa the streets of D/L with all that fitness stuff!

Cze?? mate!

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Postby spudseamus » Sun Mar 11, 2007 2:55 am

ha ha ha ha ha a! :rfl:
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Postby spudseamus » Mon Mar 12, 2007 12:15 am

very creative farmboy ---
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Postby Strum » Mon Mar 12, 2007 12:21 am

Haha Farmboy, nice one! Clever! :D
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Postby hayla » Mon Mar 12, 2007 12:28 am

farmboy wrote:In both of the normal pics above you can see what I think is the remains of the Christian brothers cells, maybe Hayla would know for sure...


I haven't a clue, But I'll tell ya one thing Penelope pitstop was baptised in the chapel at Carriglea, which is now used as a bar (students), How very appropiate :cheers:
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Postby farmboy » Mon Mar 12, 2007 12:31 am

:rfl:
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Postby spudseamus » Mon Mar 12, 2007 12:36 am

ahh sur isint that in da spirit of things :D
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Postby Strum » Mon Mar 12, 2007 1:10 am

Couldn't resist Farmboy to see what I could do with one of the close-ups...heres a first attempt...

Now don't be trying to do that while you're driving! :bold:


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Postby farmboy » Mon Mar 12, 2007 9:13 pm

Not bad Strum, that was taken from the side window of my house so didnt need to drive to take that one! :D
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Postby farmboy » Sun Mar 25, 2007 12:23 am

I was just after cuttin the grass when i took that shot, shoulda done a before and after! :D
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Postby Strum » Wed Mar 28, 2007 4:33 pm

A double Rainbow over Ballybrack today!

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Postby Strum » Wed Mar 28, 2007 8:50 pm

I know, but sorry I'm obsessed with this sculpure! So Powerful! This Sculpture was hidden away in a crypt in Paris during WW2 to prevent it from being melted down to make munitions! Phew!


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Postby Opal » Wed Mar 28, 2007 11:50 pm

Strum wrote:I know, but sorry I'm obsessed with this sculpure! So Powerful! This Sculpture was hidden away in a crypt in Paris during WW2 to prevent it from being melted down to make munitions! Phew!


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Sorry for being totally ignorant, I do love seeing that sculpture when you post it, but where is it so I can see it for real??
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