Holy Saturday, AM

Saturday morning’s first stop: the GPO, where Patrick Pearse read the Proclamation of the Irish Republic, kicking off the Easter Rising.

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Inside the GPO

Inside the GPO

O'Connell Street sidewalk

O’Connell Street from inside the GPO

We walked around Dublin a bit, before heading to the National Museum to see a 1916 exhibit.

An Túr Solais, AKA The Spire, on the former site of Nelson's Pillar

An Túr Solais, AKA The Spire, on the former site of Nelson’s Pillar

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The Snug in Temple Bar

The Snug in Temple Bar

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Proclaiming a Republic exhibition at the National Museum

 

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Yes, one would expect.

Yes, one would expect.

This is what is called a missed opportunity. How do you close your gift shop on one of the busiest days of all time?

This is what is called a missed opportunity. How do you close your gift shop on one of the busiest days of all time?

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