Tag Archives: Was It For This?


The Wellington Monument Testimonial, Phoenix Park, Dublin this morning.

Vinny writes:

“Chaps hard at it cleaning off the steps and facade of the Wellington Testimonial just now. They’ve covered it over but it looks fairly substantial.”



The Testimonial testimonial yesterday.

Via Jackrants (thanks onetwothreefour)




Atticus writes:

“Funnily enough I was there [Wellington MonumentTestimonial] on Sunday for an evening stroll and took this pic. Wellington’s column eh?”

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Government buildings, Merrion Street, Dublint this lunchtime.

Thanks Liz Fitzgerald, Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland)



President of the European Commission, Herman Van Rompuy and German Chancellor, Angela Merkel  this morning on the second day of the European Peoples Party Congress in the National Convention Centre, Dublin.

(Laura Hutton/Photocall ireland)

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Angela Merkel  at the National Convention Centre with from top: Ukranian presidential candidate Vitali Klitschko; former Ukranian Prime Minister Yulia Tymonshenko and, at government buildings, Eamon Gilmore and Enda Kenny.

(Photocall ireland)


The soon to be renamed Old Oak, Hoghton, Chorley, Lancashire

“The proposed name, The Cromwell is inappropriate due to the offence it may cause to some residents and regulars with regards to the atrocities and land seizures carried out by Oliver Cromwell in Ireland and the subsequent famine and suffering caused to our Irish cousins.”


Army Of Protest Over Oliver Pub Rename Name (Lancashire Evening Post)

Protest In English Village Over Pub Rename (Irish Central)