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This main bridge spanning the Liffey River is wider than it is long.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good40%
  • Average36%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“north side” (13 reviews)
“south quays” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Dublin, Ireland
South City Centre
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"north side"
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"daniel o'connell"
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"south quays"
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"westmoreland street"
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"dublin spire"
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"both sides"
in 5 reviews
"worth a stop"
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"post office"
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"temple bar"
in 8 reviews
"nice walk"
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"trinity college"
in 6 reviews
"arches"
in 5 reviews
"spanning"
in 6 reviews
"statue"
in 7 reviews
"structure"
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"photographs"
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"leader"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an excellent bridge that crosses the river Liffey. Well constructed and easy on the eye, also some good views from the bridge.

Thank Steve57C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice bridge to crossing the river. Very busy and nice to look at. Not much else to say expect nice views from it.

Thank Laurence B
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

This three-arch bridge over the River Liffey was built over the 1791 to 1794 period, and rebuild between 1877 and 1882. A sign on the bridge indicates that it was originally called Carlisle Bridge. In 1882, the rebuilt bridge opened and was renamed, O’Connell Bridge....More

Thank KodoDrummer
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

O'Connell street happens to be the main street for tourists to start on and this bridge connects both the North side and South sides of Dublin. The original bridge Carlisle was completed in 1794 and in the late 1800's was widened and renamed the Daniel...More

Thank dgbg100106
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Nice looking bridge, but cant honestly say much more than that. This seems to be a highlight for the city, all I can say is the city needs more highlights.

Thank BadBoy2013
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Riding on the hop on hop off bus you can’t miss it for sure. One of several bridges connecting North side with the south side of town. Would not seek it out

Thank Patricia D
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

This is the main drag in the city centre. OConnell street has many restaurants and this bridge is a great starting point- go north and you have the post office and restaurants and some shopping, go south and you have temple bar, attractions and more...More

Thank Shauna C
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

it connects the north and south. tiny but nice. not a tourist attraction place but you go to city you pass through it

Thank sudheerpakala
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Now that the Luas construction is complete in this section of town, the traffic is more managable and the view is nicer. Walking down Grafton street, past Trinity college and continue on to cross the O'Connell Bridge into the North side of Dublin. Here you...More

Thank Laurie K
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We did a walking tour all over Dublin, Ireland. The O’Connel bridge is one of the older bridges, but it was fun to walk on both sides of the city. I would recommend doing a walking tour of this city.

Thank MiMischa
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