One of the landmarks of Dublin with its large drum and shallow dome, and visible all along the Liffey, the Four Courts derives its names from the four divisions that traditionally were the judicial system in Ireland. These were: Chancery, King's Bench, Exchequer, and Common Pleas.
Designed by Henry Ussher, Dunsink Observatory was buit from 1783 to 1785. It prides itself on being the oldest scientific institution in Ireland. Today it houses the astronomy section of the School of Cosmic Physics in the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.
Aviva Stadium is the name of a new stadium being built in Dublin, Ireland, to open in 2010. It will replace the demolished Lansdowne Road Stadium, and will have an all-seater capacity of 50,000. Its primary tenants will be the Irish national rugby union team and the Republic of Ireland national football team.
The stadium, located adjacent to Lansdowne Road railway station, will b...
The Papal Cross is a large white cross situated in the Phoenix Park, Dublin, Ireland. The Cross was erected for the visit of Pope John Paul II in September 1979. At the Cross, the Pope held Mass for over a million people. Following his death on April 2, 2005, people gathered in tribute to Pope John Paul at the Cross, leaving flowers and tokens of remembrance for him.
Stormont was the seat of the Northern Ireland Parliament until its disalution in 1972. It is where the NI Assembly sits when in scession and is more recently remembered as the place were the people of NI said goodbye to football legend George Best.
The Ulster Folk & Transport Museum is situated in Northern Ireland, about 6 miles east of the city of Belfast, in a region known as Cultra. It comprises of two museums - the Folk Museum and the Transport Museum. The Ulster Folk & Transport Museum ranks among Ireland's foremost visitor attractions, endeavouring to illustrate the way of life past and present and the traditions of people in the no...
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