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Across the way: 11 of Ireland's most breathtaking bridges, in photos

Century-old stone bridges in Cork and contemporary designs in Dublin city.

FROM RETIRED railway bridges in rural towns to contemporary designs in urban settings, here are twelve of Ireland’s most exquisite bridges. 

1. Ballykenly Bridge, West Cork

2. Seán Heuston Bridge, Dublin 

3. Old railway bridge on the Dingle Peninsula

4. Shannon Railway Bridge, Athlone

5. Metal Railway Bridge, Tullamore

6. Spectacle Bridge in Lisdoonvarna, Co Clare

7. Samuel Beckett Bridge, Dublin

8. Mizen Head Bridge, Co Cork

9. Killurin bridge, Co Wexford

10. Glanworth Bridge, Co Cork

11. Beaufort Bridge, Co Kerry

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