J3374 : Boxing Day, Donegall Place, Belfast (2013)

taken 11 years ago, near to Belfast, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland

Boxing Day, Donegall Place, Belfast (2013)
Boxing Day, Donegall Place, Belfast (2013)
Shopping patterns and hours have changed over the last 25 years. Boxing Day was (traditionally) a continuation of Christmas Day when all shops remained firmly closed. The city centre was very busy today at 11.05 when this photograph was taken. The shops were staffed but didn’t open until later. There was a limited bus service but no trains. Way back, circa 1955, I remember coming up to Belfast by train, from Banbridge, on Boxing Day but that was the GNR(B) and not NIR/Translink. Continue to J3374 : Boxing Day, Belfast (2014).
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Date Taken
Thursday, 26 December, 2013   (more nearby)
Thursday, 26 December, 2013
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre  Railways 
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Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 338 741 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.8556N 5:55.8128W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 338 740
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Street  Shops  Shopping  Boxing Day  Great Northern Railway (Ireland) 

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