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Hodges Figgis -the nicest bookshop in Dublin, on Dawson street by sasha

Hodges Figgis -the nicest bookshop in Dublin, on Dawson street use to get my school books here,,

The History of the Shamrock- by Michelle Gervais.  Full of symbolism, this plant has mystical roots. Shamrocks have been symbolic of many things over the years. According to legend, the shamrock was a sacred plant to the Druids of Ireland because its leaves formed a triad, and three was a mystical number in the Celtic religion, as in many others. St. Patrick used the shamrock in the 5th century to illustrate the doctrine of the Holy Trinity as he introduced Christianity to Ireland

The History of the Shamrock ~ For Druid, Celtic religions, symbolized the mystical number St. Patrick used the shamrock to illustrate the Holy Trinity as he introduced Christianity to Ireland.

My fave Dublin lunch spot; Chez max, hiden away down palace street, off dame street by the gates of dublin castle

Chez Max is located in Dublin City since You can discover the French restaurant, bistrot, cafe,epicerie (grocery store) at 3 locations.

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Image result for the long hall pub dublin

Temple Bar, Dublin. Our favorite place with fantastic live music, beer gardens, and lots of people. Summer 2013

Our favorite place with fantastic live music, beer gardens, and lots of people.

Antique  silver over copper  Chinese chatelaine purse.   Beautifully decorated with  applied 3-leaf clover with characters within the leaf borders. Floral decor in repoussé and chasing.  A hinged panel on the back opens and closes tightly.  Measures 3 1/2 x 2 1/16 inches, chain is 9 inches in length total.  This is a very old piece and some of the silver is worn showing the metal beneath.Other than that, in excellent condition.

hbvs100(e)-Antique silver over copper Chinese chatelaine purse

The Shelbourne

The Wellness Centre at the Shelbourne Hotel

The Auld Dubliner Pub, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland

The Auld Dubliner Pub, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland

Stag's Head pub, Dublin, Ireland

Stag's Head pub, Dublin, Ireland

Dublin Castle.   History Fact: This is where Dublin got its name! There used to be a a lake where the vikings moored their shipped. They named it "Dubh Linh" meaning "black pool" and eventually it morphed into the word "Dublin". (Thanks to Helena, our tour guide, for that tidbit)

Dublin Castle. History Fact: This is where Dublin got its name! There used to be a a lake where the vikings moored their shipped. They named it "Dubh Linh" meaning "black pool" and eventually it morphed into the word "Dublin". (Thanks to Helena, our tour guide, for that tidbit)