Tag Archive: Swimming in the Liffey

Jul 17

North Wall: “Playground of the young” (1761 to 2016)

Leory & Jeanie (Courtesy: Paul Kelly / North Wall Series)

“I am satisfied, that a knowledge of the art of swimming would be far more useful to the rising generation, than many accomplishments which are at present taught at a very great expense.”  – Roger Lamb (1811) It happens every year: as soon as there is a hint of sunshine the young people of the …

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