O1334 : Dublin, Heuston Railway Station

taken 8 years ago, near to Islandbridge, Dublin, Ireland

Dublin, Heuston Railway Station
Dublin, Heuston Railway Station
The station opened on 4 August 1846 as the terminus and headquarters of the Great Southern and Western Railway (GS&WR). It was originally called Kingsbridge Station after the nearby Kings Bridge over the River Liffey. In 1966, on the 50th anniversary of the Easter Rising it was renamed "Heuston Station", in honour of Seán Heuston, an executed leader of the Rising, who had worked in the station's offices.
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O1334, 166 images   (more nearby search)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 12 July, 2016   (more nearby)
Sunday, 20 November, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre  Railways 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! O 137 342 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:20.7938N 6:17.5275W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! O 138 343
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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19th Century  Nineteenth Century  Railway Station  Dublin City Centre 

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