S: Ireland 2009
FC: Ireland Spring Break 2009 Derry - Belfast - Dublin
1: Ireland Spring Break 2009 | Derry | Dublin | Belfast
2: For Spring Break 2009, I traveled to Ireland. I was in there for a week and saw the three major cities: Derry, Belfast, and Dublin. This book showcases the pictures I took and some of the experiences I had. Sláinte!
3: Derry, Northern Ireland
4: Magee College Derry, Northern Ireland
6: THE BOGSIDE MURALS The Bogside Artists painted several murals on the walls of Rossville Street buildings commemorating the Battle of Bogside and Bloody Sunday from 1994 to 2008, which they call The People's Gallery. The People's Gallery spans the entire length of Rossville Street, which runs through the center of the Bogside. Rossville Street was the location of Bloody Sunday.
18: Derry Skyline
19: Top - Crest atop the city's arches Bottom Left - Magazine Gate Bottom Right - Tower Museum
20: Derry Guild Hall
22: Derry Diamond War Memorial
23: The Diamond is located at the center of Derry where 4 major streets join together.
24: St. Columb's Cathedral
25: Built in 1633, St. Columb's is the head church of Derry
26: The Walls of Derry form a mile-long walkway around the inner city
27: Belfast, Northern Ireland
29: Belfast's Murals Belfast is half Catholic and half Protestant, which has lead to many "troubles." The murals on the following pages depict some of Belfast's struggles. The neighborhood where these murals are located is fairly dangerous and the two groups are separated by a 40 foot cement wall.
33: A memorial to those who have fallen during the troubles on the Catholic side of the wall.
34: These murals were painted along a major roadway on the Catholic side. The citizens of Belfast use murals to show their support or distaste for a variety of topics.
36: Belfast City Hall
37: Victoria Square Shopping Center has a dome observation deck where the whole city is visible
38: We stayed at Lagan hostel where we met some cool people. | Here are some pictures from our nighttime activities!
39: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
40: Guinness St. James Gate Brewery Built in 1904 in downtown Dublin to house Guinness's fermentation process. It now houses the Guinness Storehouse - eight floors of Guinness company history.
44: Trinity College
46: St. Patrick's Cathedral
48: Jameson Distillery
53: Around Dublin