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The Air Corps took these photographs of Dublin by air and they're stunning

It’s not bad looking, all the same.

TO PARAPHRASE SAMUEL Johnson, when you’re tired of Dublin, you’re tired of life.

The city has its bad and good parts – usually ones that have actually escaped from the decades of badly-thought-out planning – but from the air, it looks beautiful.

These photographs were taken by the people with some of the best views of the city: the Irish Air Corps, who took the photographs on the days when their operations took them over the capital.

Good work, folks.

O'Connell Street

Dublin Port Dublin Bay, with the Poolbeg lighthouses on the left and the Liffey leading to the city centre.

Stephen's Green St Stephen's Green

Over O'Connell Bridge Above The Ha'penny Bridge, looking east along the Liffey towards Dublin Port.

Grand Canal Dock South of Grand Canal Dock, looking north over the city.

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Phoenix Park 2 The Phoenix Park.

City centre The view along the Liffey from above the Customs House. You can see the Phoenix Park on the right hand side.

All pics: Irish Air Corps

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