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Dublin, day 4 and then home

For our final day, we went to Phoenix Park. W\’d have gone earlier, but it had been closed due to the Queen\’s and the President\’s visits. We stopped for an early coffee in the tearoom where the board had a curious echo of the Wall gig last night

The Wellington memorial. It\’s a curious fact that with so much shared history (although not necessarily willingly) monuments such as these crop up to surprise the English visitor,

By way of massive contrast with the day before, having watched Pesident McAleese return to her residence, this was the entirety of her security detail.

Returning to the tearooms for lunch, I spotted some unusual vents for the roofs.

And so it was pretty much over…