Dublin's Ha'penny Bridge is 200 years old today

Ceremonial crossing marking iconic structure's anniversary

19th May, 2016
The Ha'penny Bridge by night Pic Dublin City Council

The bicentenary of Dublin’s Ha’penny Bridge is being marked by a ceremony at the bridge today.

There is a ceremonial crossing of the bridge by Dublin's Lord Mayor Críona Ní Dhálaigh with descendants of Lord Mayor John Claudius Beresford, who commissioned the bridge, and descendants of John Windsor, who designed the bridge in Coalbrookdale in Shropshire.

The bridge was the only pedestrian bridge on the River...

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