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East Pier

On the 8th February 2008, the Dún Laoghaire Harbour Company began resurfacing the top level of the East Pier of Dún Laoghaire Harbour. The East Pier is 1300 metres long and was built between 1817 and 1823.

 

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  • 11th_panel_poured_10_march_2005_400

    11th_panel_poured_10_march_2005_400

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  • 28_jan_05_spoil_from_east_pier_at_riyc4

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  • 29_jan_05_access_to_services

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    29_jan_05_first_concrete_pour

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    concrete_pour_7

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    concrete_pour_8

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    concrete_pour_between_first_second_knuckels

  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

    OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

    OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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  • east_pier_project_preparing_walkways

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    east_pier_project_separating_men_from_buoys

  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

    OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

    OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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    east_pier_site_offices

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    east_pier_site_offices2

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    east_pier_site_offices3

  • east_pier_site_offices4

    east_pier_site_offices4

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    east_pier_sundial_before

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    easter_break_2_400

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    easter_break_400

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    entrance_to_the_east_battery_x600

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    features_remain_x400

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    final_stretch_x400

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    first_section_of_upper_level_to_be_opened

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    flagpole_base_fitting

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    flagpole_bases

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    getting_congested_x400

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    good_quality_shell_x600

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    graham_site_office_reduced

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    granite_slab_finish_at_battery_end_of_pier_x400

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    groundworks_continue_x400

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    hard_work_this_polishing_x600

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    keep_off_the_fresh_cement_400

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    looking_towards_the_future_x600

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    machines_at_rest

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    nibbling_the_surface

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    opening_car_park_at_nyc

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    patch_of_granite_retained

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    plantlife_x400

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    plastic_layer_followed_by_reinforcement_mesh_2

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    pointing_x400

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    polishing_by_remote_control_x400

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    polishing_panels_10_march_2005_400

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    polishing_panels_view_2_400

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    pouring_panel_18_x400

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    power_conduit_at_the_shelter

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    preparation_well_past_boyd_monument

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    preparing_for_the_shelter

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    reinforcement_x400

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    showing_the_different_layers_400

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    showing_the_extent_of_the_reinforcing_x600

  • showing_the_shell_finish

    showing_the_shell_finish

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    shows_platform_access

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    shows_the_different_layers

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    site_view_geographical_pointer

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    sparkling_and_new_x400

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    stainless_steel_by_fisher_2

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    surfaceafter_first_polish_x400

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    temporary_entrance_to_pier

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    the_bandstand_is_reached_x600

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    the_end_is_nigh_x400

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    the_familiar_skyline_x400

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    view_outside_nyc

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  • view_towards_town

    view_towards_town

  • view_upper_level

    view_upper_level

  • was_this_a_war_zone

    was_this_a_war_zone

  • wash_down

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  • working_passed_anemometer

    working_passed_anemometer

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