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Dublin Zoo, Ireland

This was Isabella's second trip to Dublin Zoo, but the first where she was old enough to take an interest in the animals.  The new Californian Sea Lion cove habitat in particular allowed her to get up close and personal with the playful creatures with the underwater viewing area providing great views of the animals swimming underwater for Isabella and a photographic opportunity for me.

A selection of the various animals we encountered on our family day out are shown below.

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The Magazine Fort, Phoenix Park, Dublin

I finished my trip to Collins Barracks in Dublin with a trip to the nearby Magazine Fort in the Phoenix Park continuing the military theme of the day. As with the Barracks, the fort which was originally constructed in 1735 and was used by the British army until Irish Independence when it was taken over by the Irish Army.  It now lies unused and abandoned in the Phoenix Park.

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