There are many roads to Dublin.....

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There are many roads to Dublin.....

Post by LH » Mon Sep 06, 2010 7:41 am

There are many roads to Dublin, and I will be taking a couple of them in a few days for the next week starting at Dublin airport wednesday : )

cheers,

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Post by hsv_climber » Mon Sep 06, 2010 7:56 am

LH wrote:There are many roads to Dublin, and I will be taking a couple of them in a few days for the next week starting at Dublin airport wednesday : )
It seems to me that you will be taking roads from Dublin...

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Post by kenbrumy » Mon Sep 06, 2010 7:58 am

Basically, all the better roads in Ireland seem to be designed to get you to or from Dublin. It gets annoying sometimes when you want to go somewhere else and all you have available are glorified cow paths. Have fun and enjoy the sheep and beer.

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Post by Jacobkg » Mon Sep 06, 2010 12:52 pm

I recommend paying a visit to Newgrange if you get a chance.

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Post by Valuethinker » Mon Sep 06, 2010 3:30 pm

LH wrote:There are many roads to Dublin, and I will be taking a couple of them in a few days for the next week starting at Dublin airport wednesday : )

cheers,

LH
get out to the West Coast. Especially the middle west coast and the NW coast (beyond Northern Ireland).

It's like another world.

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Post by stratton » Mon Sep 06, 2010 11:38 pm

Valuethinker wrote:
LH wrote:There are many roads to Dublin, and I will be taking a couple of them in a few days for the next week starting at Dublin airport wednesday : )

cheers,

LH
get out to the West Coast. Especially the middle west coast and the NW coast (beyond Northern Ireland).

It's like another world.
The surfing video Step Into Liquid has several minutes about the surfing scene in that part of Ireland.

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Re: There are many roads to Dublin.....

Post by CodeMaster » Tue Sep 07, 2010 1:07 am

LH wrote:There are many roads to Dublin, and I will be taking a couple of them in a few days for the next week starting at Dublin airport wednesday : )

cheers,

LH
lol! have fun!

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Post by SP-diceman » Tue Sep 07, 2010 1:13 am

Be careful.
There are many roads to Dublin but not one from Dublin.



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Re: There are many roads to Dublin.....

Post by SSSS » Tue Sep 07, 2010 1:54 pm

hsv_climber wrote:It seems to me that you will be taking roads from Dublin...
Are they one-way roads? Otherwise they should work equally well for both "to" and "from". 8)

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Post by cinghiale » Thu Sep 09, 2010 8:14 pm

As a certified Boglehead, you must travel to Eire with the following in hand:

Q. Why is Ireland so rich?
A. 'Cause its capital is always Dublin.

:oops:

Really bad, I know...

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Post by SSSS » Fri Sep 10, 2010 6:19 am

I just woke up from a weird nightmare in which I was looking at Google Maps and there were NO roads to Dublin. There was one road going southeast from Dublin, connecting to some small towns, but it was all a dead end, not connected to anything else. There were two long, straight parallel roads going due north from Dublin, but after a while there was just a strip of white emptiness on the map where the roads should have been. They turned back into roads at some point, connecting to the rest of the country, but I somehow knew that going on those roads beyond the point where they went blank on the map would be a profoundly bad idea.

I have to stop reading this forum before bedtime.

Dream analysis, anyone?

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Post by LH » Fri Sep 10, 2010 7:00 am

In Galway at the moment, drinking a guinness.
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Post by simplesimon » Fri Sep 10, 2010 10:08 am

I tried googling it but I couldn't find an answer...where does the saying "there are many roads to Dublin" come from?

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Post by LH » Thu Sep 16, 2010 7:28 am

"There is more than one road to Dublin."

Taylor Larimore is the one whom says it not infrequently I believe on this board.

Basically, all roads lead to rome kind of thing, except for Ireland, which was never invaded by the legions, and where there are many roads that lead to Dublin : )

Basically, it was an attention attracting play off Larimores use of it.

http://www.dublintourist.com/maps/irela ... _map.shtml shows the current major roads.

I think the phrase was in an ireland guidebook as well. It basically comes from the fact that it is true, and has been true for quite some time as far as I know, thats all there is to it.

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Post by Judsen » Thu Sep 16, 2010 8:50 am

Thanks for the map> I was relieved to learn that Dublin has a beltway that goes neither from nor to Dublin but only semi around it.
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Post by RobG » Thu Sep 16, 2010 10:40 am

There are more paths to Half Dome.

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