Dublin is a fine city, with beautiful grey stone houses. It is
situated on the east coast of Ireland. If you go to Dublin you
must visit its parks. They have beautiful gardens with deer,
and there are markets there on Sundays.
Dublin has always been a city of music. A lot of rock
and pop groups come to Ireland, because the Irish like music
very much. The Irish people like an old song about a Dublin
girl, Mollie Malone. She sold shellfish in the streets of Dublin,
her father and mother did the same thing before her. When
she was still young she became ill and died, but her ghost
lived after her. The writer of the song doesn't use the word
"love", but he calls her "sweet Mollie Malone", so probably he
Because Dublin is near the sea you can sometimes feel the
wind on your face in the middle of the city. But if you want to
be warm you can drink coffee in one of the many cafes.
Dublin has lots of bridges.
Many people know about O'Connell Bridge. It's unusual because it is almost square (47 metres wide and 49 metres across). People know about the Dublin Post Office too. In 1916 there was fighting there between Irishmen and British soldiers.
1. Where is Dublin situated?
2. Has Dublin always been a city of music?
3. What is the famous Irish song?
4. Tell something about O'Connell Bridge.
5. What other sights are there is Dublin?