B is for Baile Átha Cliath…

B-low are some of the brilliant ‘B’s in our Alphabet Blitz for the City of Dublin. Bain triail as an #ABCBÁC #ABCDublin!

 

Two poems by Billy Craven
-Lisa Perkins

B is for Ballymun

Townland of the Scrubs

Home of Ballymun Kickhams, the north side Dubs.

– Richie Keane
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Home of Ballymun Kickhams the north side Dubs.

B for “the Batter” from Peadar Maolros
– Liam Porter

B is for beith,

Gaeilge for birch,

and for Bewley’s lofty clattery café,

back in the day,

frequented most days

by the cream of Dublin’s literati.

– Mary B Shannon

and how my heart aches

for a Bewley’s tea and cakes

– Bill Mc Donnell
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– Helen Goodman
– Robin McNamara
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Rainy Bridge image and poem below by Maura McDonnell

Crossing a bridge, with

The rush of life underneath,

It’s overwhelming.

– Chandrika Narayanan-Mohan
– Damien Donnelly short poem (above) and three photos (below)
Siobhán Mc Laughlin Poem 1
Siobhán Mc Laughlin Poem 2