‘from swerve of shore to bend of bay’
James Joyce, Finnegans Wake
Dublin is a city bordered by the sea – in all its moods and beauty. Dublin Bay presents over 250 photographs from Howth in the north to Greystones in the south, capturing:
stunning and memorable vistas, such as the sweep of Killiney Bay, the sunset skyline of Dublin Port, first light on Sandymount Strand
historic and architectural sights, from the Bailey Lighthouse to James Joyce’s Martello Tower and Dalkey Castle.
Literary connections, from W.B. Yeats to Seamus Heaney, Bram Stoker, Flann O’Brien, Maeve Binchy and many more.
seaside and coastal village life, including Malahide, Clontarf, Killiney, Blackrock, Greystones, and all those along the urban railway of the DART.
sporting and cultural moments, such as regattas from the harbours, wild windsurfing, open-air concerts and exhibitions, James Joyce’s Bloomsday and the Bray Airshow.
Enjoyed by thousands of locals and visitors alike, the bay attracts sailors, windsurfers, divers, swimmers, cliff walkers, birdwatchers, artists, writers, fishermen, cultural tourists, wildlife enthusiasts, families – all those drawn to the sea.