This 1816 cast iron bridge is Dublin's oldest and most famous. It's still in use as a pedestrian crossing.
.. leads you directly into the pub area of Dublin! The name derives from the fact that once you had to pay half a penny to cross it. A fact well remembered by some of the local beggars.
This is a famous pedestrian bridge accross the Liffey, just north of Temple Bar. As the name suggests, it used to cost half a penny to cross (there is no cost now).
Ha'Penny Bridge crosses the River Liffey just upstream from O`Connell Bridge connecting the North Side to the South Side by foot only.
If walking the city center, one can't avoid it. Symbol of Dublin, it was opened in 1816 and its nickname comes from the toll paid to cross the river - one old half penny.
One of the famous bridges over the Liffey. In the beginning of the 20th century pedestrians had to pay a half penny as a a tax to cross it, that´s where the name comes from.