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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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  • work_approached_no_1_berth_x400
  • work_reaches_no_1_x400
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  • working_passed_anemometer
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