Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 150,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

The Sunny Side of Ireland

How to see it by the Great Southern and Western Railway

Cover image for

Download


Author: John O'Mahony
Language: English
Wordcount: 55,894 / 181 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 53
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 526
Added to site: 2006.09.20
mnybks.net#: 14680
Genre: Travel
Excerpt

Royal Exchange, but in the middle of the nineteenth century it was handed over to the Dublin Corporation. The Corinthian columns which form the portico are very handsome. The entrance is modern, the older structure having given way in "the troubled times," while a crowd of citizens were beguiling the time watching a public whipping of a malefactor from the steps. The centre hall is crowned with a decorated dome. The hall contains statues of O'Connell, Under-Secretary Drummond, Grattan, and Dr. Lucas, a publicist in eighteen-century Dublin. The Council Chamber is well furnished, and some of the portraits of former Lords Mayor are very fine. Immediately behind the City Hall is Dublin Castle, far from being the imposing structure those familiar with its history may suppose. The Lower Castle Yard is entered from Palace-street. It contains the Birmingham Tower, a modern structure replacing the fortress, some of the walls of which still stand, from which the fiery Red Hugh O'Donel, Prince of Tyrone, escaped. The C

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 150,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

N. S. Wikarski
Despite earning a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, Amazon bestselling author, Nancy Wikarski, discovered that her real passion lies with historical mystery and adventure fiction writing. Her Arkana Series in particular has enthralled fans with its treasure hunting and secret societies. As our author of the day, we chat with Nancy about how she came up with the compelling ideas for her stories, the challenge of writing about a villain with values she cannot relate to at all and how she shares a secret skill with the main character of her series.
Read full interview...