O1834 : Port of Dublin, River Liffey and East Link Bridge

taken 2 years ago, near to Ringsend, Irishtown, Mountjoy, Sandymount and Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland

Port of Dublin, River Liffey and East Link Bridge
Port of Dublin, River Liffey and East Link Bridge
Looking towards the city centre from the Port of Dublin. The Tom Clarke Bridge (Irish: Droichead Thomáis Uí Chléirigh), formerly known as the East-Link Toll Bridge. It was opened to vehicular traffic in October 1984 and has been owned and operated by Dublin City Council since the end of 2015. The bascule-type lifting bridge, which links North Wall to Ringsend, is the last bridge on the Liffey, which opens out into Dublin Port and then Dublin Bay. Most of Dublin's docklands lie to the east of the bridge, but it is raised on average three times per day to allow river traffic to pass.

The bridge was officially renamed the Thomas Clarke Bridge by President Michael D Higgins On 3 May 2016 to commemorate the Irish republican, Thomas Clarke on the anniversary of his execution in Kilmainham Gaol for being involved with the 1916 Easter Rising LinkExternal link .
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 12 July, 2016   (more nearby)
Thursday, 17 November, 2016
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  City, Town centre  Docks, Harbours 
River (from Tags)
River Liffey 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! O 1809 3431 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:20.7642N 6:13.6544W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! O 1829 3429
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Road Bridge  Bridge  River  Port of Dublin  Harbour  Liftbridge  Bascule 

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