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Liffey Willie

Annalise Murphy (IRL) competing today, 03.08.12, in the Women's One Person Dinghy (Laser Radial) event in The London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition.


(Marlborough Street Bridge with from top: Bermingham, Duff, Hackett (front row centre), Mills and Stoker.)

James Connolly, WB Yeats and the Abbey Theatre Bridge are among the contenders to have been dropped for the name of Dublin’s new bridge.”

“Dublin City Council is looking for a name for the bridge at Marlborough Street that will service the Luas link-up and other forms of public transport.”

“A final shortlist of five names will be put to a vote at a full council meeting in September.”

“The names for consideration are: Willie Bermingham, founder of the Alone charity; Frank Duff, founder of the Legion of Mary; Rosie Hackett, an Irish Citizen Army activist; camogie player Kay Mills and novelist Bram Stoker.”


More names cut from Liffey bridge shortlist (RTE)

Previously: Build A Bridge, Guys

(Pix: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland, Come Here To Me, Legion Of Mary MichiganLabour YouthThe Camogie Association and Fernando Medina De La Garza)

WomenbridgeAnd give it to the women.

Dublin City Council has announced a shortlist of 17 names for the new bridge at Marlborough Street, Dublin (below)

And it includes Lady Gregory (left) and women’s trade union pioneer Rosie Hackett.

90300325The full list:

Abbey Theatre Bridge
Willie Bermingham
James Connolly
Frank Duff
Lady Gregory
Tony Gregory
Rosie Hackett
Kay Mills
James Plunkett
George Sigerson
Bram Stoker
Jonathan Swift
The Patriots Bridge
The Returned Home
Ernest Walton
Oscar Wilde
W.B. Yeats

Dublin City Council announces shortlist of names for new Liffey bridge (RTÉ)

Rosie Hackett Bridge Campaign (Left Review)

Women’s Museum of Ireland

Thanks Kate Cunningham