Interesting Liberties Numbers

Interesting Liberty numbers Credit Adrian Stewart (tiny acorn photography)


2 Oscar winners call the Liberties home, with Brenda Fricker living in Pimlico and Jeremy Irons owning a house near Francis Street.

1,800,000,000 (1.8 billion) pints of James’ Gates finest are enjoyed across the world every year.

3,000 performers from home and abroad set to descend on Dublin for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

7,000 babies are born in The Coombe Hospital every year.

520,000 copies of The Script’s latest album “Science and Faith” have sold in the UK since its release in September 2010.

98 years since Leo Burdock’s has been dishing out the best chips in the city.

17 shops help to make up Dublin’s very own “Antique Quarter” on Francis Street.

11 nights of Tommy Tiernan’s edgy comedy to look forward to in Vicar Street this June.

40 steps leading from St. Audeon’s Church to “Hell”, one of the most haunted spots in Dublin which is said to be visited nightly by a ghostly “green lady”.

285 years since Jonathon Swift, Dean of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, wrote the classic “Gulliver’s Travels”.

60 stalls at the Dublin Flea Market held on the last Sunday of every month in Newmarket Square.

115 years that Frawley’s served Dubliner’s shopping needs before its closure in 2007.

120 exhibitions organized by the Monster Truck Gallery on Francis Street in the last four years, keeping local culture vultures more than happy.

109 weeks Imelda May’s “Love Tattoo” has spent in the Top 100 Album Charts in Ireland.

813 years since Dublin’s oldest pub, The Brazen Head, has been pulling pints for thirsty punters.

10 bargain stores on Meath Street guaranteeing the best deals in the city.

1 winning Lotto ticket sold in Petals Newsagents on Cork Street – here’s hoping lightening strikes twice!

Photo Adrian Stewart.

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