Dublin, Ireland: The Ha’Penny Bridge

Erected in 1816, you’re bound to come upon the Ha’Penny bridge during your visit to Dublin. The only existing pedestrian bridge over the River Liffey until the Millennium Bridge was constructed in 2000, the Ha’Penny bridge is made of decorative cast iron and was given its nickname as a result of the half penny toll that was required to cross the bridge up until 1919. Once across the bridge to Wellington Quay, you’ll come upon the Ha’Penny Bridge Inn, an old-style Dublin pub that retains as much character as its namesake. Reasonably priced pints and occasional live music in the upstairs.

admin

LEAVE A COMMENT